Five Health Tips for Young Women

Aisling Lydeard, WHNP

These tips are presented by Aisling Lydeard, WHNP from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.


How often do I need a Pap Smear?

Pap Smear testing is an important part of preventing cervical cancer because it can pick up early abnormal changes in the cells on your cervix that could progress to cancer if left untreated.

What’s the best type of contraception for me?



How do I find the right gynecologist with whom I’m comfortable?

What’s the most important thing to know about my sexual health?