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Choices Women’s Medical Center presents their Blog | CWMC of information on women’s health topics including abortion, LGBTQ issues, STIs and specialized women’s healthcare.

February 27, 2018
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Medicaid Coverage and Abortion: What You Need to Know

Choices Women’s Medical Center offers women of all cultures, nationalities, gender identity and ages a full range of gynecological testing and treatment services, as well as health education, prenatal care, and abortion services to 24 weeks. Choices is also one of the abortion clinics that accepts Medicaid and enrolls patients on-site for Medicaid Coverage in the state of New York.
January 25, 2018
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Teens and Abortion in New York State

Teenage women seeking abortion services are now finding it more difficult than ever to do so. At Choices, We ensure 100% confidentiality for all of our services, which include private abortion clinic procedures and a full range of educational, medical, and counseling services.
December 20, 2017
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Choices: A Safe Haven for the LGBTQ Community

Choices' doctors and staff provide LGBTQ medical care including gynecology, prenatal care, nutrition counseling, behavioral health support, primary care and psychotherapy to members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
November 30, 2017
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These STIs Are on the Rise – Here’s What You Need to Know

The highest number of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia ever was reported in 2016. If you think you have been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease (STI/STD) or have symptoms like unusual discharge, itching, a rash, contact Choices immediately for an appointment.
October 25, 2017
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Everything You Need to Know About Emergency Contraception

Unprotected sex happens. If you are not on birth control, but have had unprotected sex and don’t want to become pregnant, emergency contraception prevents pregnancy. Choices offers Medical Abortion (also called the “abortion pill” or RU 486) and it is most effective when used as early in the pregnancy as possible.
September 28, 2017
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Abortion at Choices for Out-of-State Patients

Women now find themselves having to travel significant distances for abortion services. There are several reasons why. More states are implementing abortion waiting periods. Choices Women’s Medical Center offers abortion services to 24 weeks for out of state patients.
September 15, 2017
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know from a Gynecologist* (*But Were Afraid to Ask)

A gynecologist’s visit is anything but comfortable. After having been through a gynecological exam, the last thing you might want to do is prolong the experience by asking your gynecologist—sometimes—embarrassing questions about things that may be happening with your body.
August 25, 2017
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How Women Can Get Presumptive & Emergency Coverage In New York

For low-income women needing STD treatment, prenatal care, or abortion services, finding a provider can be difficult. There are several options available at Choices Women's Medical Center, including emergency Medicaid and insurance options for every income level.
June 20, 2017

Who Can Get the HPV Vaccine, and What Does It Do?

HPV, or human papillomavirus, is one of the most common STIs experienced by sexually active people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Health education, a full range of gynecological testing and treatment of STIs and STDs, and the HPV Vaccine are all offered at Choices' Jamaica, NY location.
May 30, 2017
The intrauterine device, or IUD, is a popular form of birth control

The Top 5 Benefits of Low-Hormone IUDs

The intrauterine device, or IUD, is a popular form of birth control. However, the reason for its safety lies in its difficult history. Choices offers many different types of birth control and created the ESPC Model to help you to select the type that is right for you.