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4 Myths About Preventing Pregnancy – and the Real Truth

There are many wives’ tales and urban legends about how to avoid getting pregnant. We’ll look at four of those and tell the truth about each one. We’ll also provide you with information about what to do if you’re experiencing an unexpected pregnancy. Four Myths Using a condom or other birth control prevents pregnancy. FALSE. … Continued


4 Reasons Why Women Considering Abortion Should Have An Ultrasound

A woman considering abortion owes it to herself to have an ultrasound prior to her abortion procedure. There are a number of medical and personal reasons why this is important. Here are four reasons a woman should have an ultrasound prior to getting an abortion and why True Care Women’s Resource Center provides ultrasound service: … Continued


5 Summer Safety Tips

Memorial Day weekend is nearly here – the kickoff to summer! With Casper area temperatures expected to climb to the mid-to-upper 80s, many people will spend hours outdoors, at the city parks, along the river, at Alcova Lake, on Casper Mountain, camping, hiking, picnicking … enjoying fun in the sun! Getting outdoors is good for … Continued


Women Helping Women

Are women their sisters’ keeper? Many would say yes. Women are relational – their instinct is to be compassionate and caring. If your best friend or sister is experiencing a crisis, like a health concern or a work issue, you are there for her, listening, helping, encouraging. And, if you’re the woman having a problem, … Continued


Influenza Outbreak “Epidemic,” Experts Say

Hardly a day goes by that we don’t learn about additional flu deaths in the U.S. – this season seems particularly harsh, and Wyoming is not immune. During the past few weeks, our state continued to experience a high rate of hospitalizations and other impacts from the flu, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC).  … Continued


Abortion at Home: Is It Safe?

During the past few years, websites for purchasing abortion pills via the internet have sprung up. Currently, it’s illegal for anyone living in the United States to receive abortion drugs through an internet site. However, a group of researchers conducted a study a few years ago by which they obtained abortion medication and published the results last … Continued


Abortion and Breast Cancer – Is There a Connection?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer found in American women. About 200,000 women a year get breast cancer and nearly 40,000 die annually, the CDC reports. About 11% of women who get breast cancer are younger than 45 … Continued


Back-to-School and Violence Awareness

August and September are known as back-to-school months. Casper College and the University of Wyoming begin next week, and Natrona County Public Schools start after Labor Day. While there can be a lot of excitement as well as some anxiety with the resuming of classes, there is also another, darker aspect of going back to … Continued


The Challenges and Joys of Change

Change – we all face it, and it comes in many forms. Our minds and bodies change as we pursue education, as we age, diet, or exercise. We move so we adapt to new neighborhoods and make new friends. Change can be voluntary, such as hair color or style, losing weight, obtaining a new job. … Continued


Keeping Yourself and Your Family Safe During July 4 and Afterward

The first six months of the year evaporated, and July has now arrived. July 4th often means picnics, fireworks, and other outdoor activities; these endeavors, while filled with family and fun, can lead to disasters. Here are a few tips to keep yourself, your children, and your other family members safe. Fireworks The use of fireworks … Continued


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