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Women who fail to get primary care physician at risk of not getting proper screenings

Dr. Briana Williams, OB/GYN at the Aurora Women's Pavilion at Aurora West Allis Medical Center says she has major concerns about the lack of women who secure a primary care physician.

Dr. Williams was a special live guest on the CBS 58 News at 4 p.m marking National Women's Health Week, an observance led by the US Department of Health and Human Services to empower women to make their health a priority. The goal of the week is to help more women improve their physical and mental health through preventative screenings, being active, eating well, and avoiding unhealthy activities

Her top suggestions include that every woman should have a primary care physician and that pap smear guidelines have changed, but you still need an annual exam.

In both instances, there is plenty of information online about competing research and doctors have become quite elaborate as of late with videos and bios that allow potential patients to screen doctors and decide which personality will allow them to have the best communication.

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