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We’ve all been there— hard times, tough situations, and lots of tears. Sometimes it’s due to something we’ve done with mistakes we’ve made, while other times it’s something that someone has done to us. We won’t address which one of those situations hurts worse, because, well, they both can hurt immensely, even though it’s a different kind of pain, but they both need healing and hope. When everything inside of …

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Checkout these tips for getting through your period in a graceful manner!   Always carry extra pads, tampons, and liners with you. Trust me. Just do it.   Vitamin E helps eliminate some pregnancy symptoms. Avocados, broccoli, and almonds are your friends.   Don’t lose your mind with embarrassment if you have an accident. Women understand. We’ve all been there at some point.   A heating pad on your stomach …

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Will abortion show up on insurance? It’s a common question that many of our patients have. In fact, it’s one of the most highly searched questions from women looking for abortion options in Massachusetts. With the potential of young women staying on their parents’ insurance until their 27th birthday, many become concerned when they find themselves experiencing an unexpected pregnancy and checking into abortion services that their parents may have …

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The holidays sure do look magical in the movies with families gathered around their gorgeous tables and candles burning in the windows of large beautiful homes while groups sing carols in the street. I don’t know about you, but that’s not my life. My holidays are definitely not that picture of perfection, but then again, perfection in itself is illusive. I’ve learned lots of lessons over the years about how …

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Reasons to Use an Online Calendar We’ve talked about it before (and there are many perks to having a paper calendar.)  However, there are also many benefits to using an online calendar as well.  I am sure you are not shocked, but read on for the many benefits of using an online calendar: Sharing! Who doesn’t like sharing in this digital world?  With an online calendar, you have the capabilities …

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As winter (and cooler temps) is quickly approaching, mornings are about to get a little more difficult.  Crawling out of bed is always hard at the sound of the alarm, but when the air outside of your covers is chilled, it is 10x more difficult.  With that being said, here are 3 tips to help you with your morning and push you out the door faster.  As you will see, …

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An old saying states, “you are what you eat.” As a child I remember scoffing at this phrase because I ate carrots all the time and, up till then, I hadn’t morphed into a carrot. However, in all seriousness, the saying contains a ton of truth. Sometimes we don’t think about all the consequences of the food we eat. We think in terms of gaining or losing weight and when …

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I feel like a lot of people say it… “Having a pet will allow you to live a longer, healthier life.”  Now, I will admit, for the longest time growing up… I didn’t really believe it.  But now that I am on my own, and I have lived with and without a pet for an equal amount of time, I will say that I have noticed an increase in happiness …

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What’s happening?  It’s October and the temps today are forecasted to be above 70!  In Boston, we’re used to seeing highs of 60 around this time of year.  It just doesn’t feel quite like fall.  All I want to do is wear a sweatshirt and sweatpants and not be hot while I lounge around all day. However, the more I sit here and think about how warm it is this …

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Hacks are popular these days.  We are all constantly searching for cool tricks and ways to better/simplify our ways.  Interested in 4 hacks that will simplify your life immensely?  Check it out! Physically write out your to-dos. Overwhelmed by emails and all of the demand via digital media?  Take the time to write out what you need to do.  Not only will the act of writing it out help you …

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When you were younger, did you think to yourself that there was just no way you would ever allow yourself to be in an unplanned pregnancy and considering abortion?  And yet… here you are.  And you think that your current situation isn’t fit to have a kid.  You want to wait until you’re in a solid relationship, once you’ve found “the right guy” before actually having a kid. But now… …

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So you’re pregnant with an unwanted pregnancy and you really feel like you just need to get it taken care of with an abortion in Worcester— and fast! This checklist will help you understand exactly what you need to know before the procedure.  When considering abortion in Worcester, check out this helpful list of what we have to offer you: Lab-quality pregnancy testing services performed by licensed medical professionals can …

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Writing in a journal has many benefits, from relieving stress, to defining and achieving goals, to recording experiences and growth. Imagine being able to look back several years later and read through the things you experienced, both the good and the bad, and how you grew from them!   Despite all the positive aspects of journaling, many people are afraid to start. If the idea of spending time writing every …

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Gonorrhea is an infection caused by a sexually transmitted bacterium. Most often gonorrhea affects the urethra, rectum or throat. However, in women, gonorrhea can also infect the cervix. Hold onto this last fact, because it’s extremely important and we’ll come back to it soon. Overtime bacteria grow resistant to current treatments, and we are forced to find new regimens produced by modern medicine. Antibiotic resistant gonorrhea is gaining extra attention …

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Dear Future Patient Looking for Abortion in Central Massachusetts, You may be experiencing a whole mix of feelings right now that bounce from frustration to just plain confusion. It’s hard enough seeing those faint lines on a pregnancy test when you have— Absolutely. No. Desire. To. Be. Pregnant. Right. Now. Then you throw into the mix the overload of information you find online about abortion in Central Massachusetts and you …

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Finding the perfect rental can be a real pain in the… but it doesn’t have to be! Whether you’re looking for a house, a duplex, or an apartment, be sure to remember these helpful tips to ensure that you don’t get stuck in place that is scary, falling down, and you can’t get out of. I mean, if your landlord won’t return your calls about the AC being out in …

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You were born into an online world. Cyber security is for old people who can’t Google, don’t know what YouTube is, and probably have a Blackberry. If you think like that, you’re only making it easy on internet predators who want to hack your iPhone, steal your passwords, and make life pretty miserable for you. The truth is: staying safe on the internet is everybody’s concern. Really, when was the …

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We all have stress in our lives, from tests in school to projects at work, to a family member’s illness, and these worries can build up and start to affect our own health, both mental and physical. Too much or prolonged stress can lead to serious health issues like heart disease, and can also affect your relationships, lower work performance, and negatively impact your quality of life. That’s why it’s …

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You know the old saying: early to bed, early to rise. Or, how about: the early bird gets the worm? Look, I don’t know about you, but I don’t care much for worms. I do, however, care about getting in a good workout, being able to catch a sunrise with my morning coffee, or simply being able to wake up before the day smacks me right in the face. I …

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Women come to our private women’s center in Worcester from all around the area when exploring their options for an unplanned pregnancy, including abortion. With so many women turning to us during this difficult time in their life, it’s clear that women want better options than a big-name chain can provide for them. Let’s chat about how we’re different than the others: Our check-in process is one of the best …

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Whether it’s waiting for our perfect someone or working hard towards a particular goal, there’s at least a moment (or more) when it feels like we need to just throw in the towel. It’s times like these that we need to hear five encouraging reminders for the girl who feels like giving up. It’s in those moments of weakness—exhaustion, the blues, a set-back—when feelings of doubts and defeat can creep …

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As I am sure you already know, there are two types of people in this world.  One type needs to have paper.  Paper everything.  Paper notes, books, notebooks, paper planners, paper calendars, and paper grocery lists. The other type of people live digital lives.  These people have very different needs.  They need digital calendars, digital planners, digital grocery lists, digital notes, tablets for their college classes, and they even prefer …

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We are reminded on a daily—sometimes hourly—basis of the cultural condition and societal decline from the east to the west. That said, it’s timely to talk about at least 5 ways a positive outlook can make a world of difference in our lives and for the people around us. It is important now, more than ever, for us as individuals to take time and refocus our minds on the positive. …

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Who doesn’t want to have fun, especially during the summer months? But with budgets, goals, expenses, etc—that fun needs to be CHEAP. Here are 10 ways to have fun this summer without spending a lot of money. Check out these ideas for a fun Staycation in Boston and the Central Massachusetts areas: Beach Time. The beaches are open! Read up on skin and swimming safety, grab your friends and head …

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Information About the Abortion Pill in Worcester– You asked for it. We’re answering you! More and more women are asking us questions about the abortion pill in Worcester, so we decided to address it in our weekly blog. The option of choosing the abortion pill or RU-486 over a surgical abortion may seem more appealing to women for a couple reasons, convenience and cost. When taking these reasons into consideration …

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It’s safe swim week, just in time for the pools to open, and we want you to be prepared before you take a splash. Here are ways to stay safe while swimming this season. Know how to swim before getting in and don’t swim alone. Without question, knowing how to swim is one of the top ways to be safe while swimming. At the very least, know how to float …

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Swim season is upon us my friends, and that means long hours of sun exposure. There is no better time to read about things to look for regarding detection of skin cancer concerns. Skin cancer is one of the most highly diagnosed types of cancers, with nearly five and half a million cases being treated every year in the U.S. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their …

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It’s an extremely common question that comes to us from our patients, “Can I Have an Abortion in Worcester Without My Parents Knowing?” In order for a minor to have an abortion in Massachusetts, you do need the consent of a parent/legal guardian. However, what many young people don’t know — if you’re a minor who’s pregnant and still not ready to tell one of your parents, we can help. …

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  Elderly are so important to our families and communities; they have so much wisdom to share. Ever wonder what you can do to help our older generation? In this article, we cover how you can make a difference in the life of the elderly. The senior community has shaped and formed the areas in which we live. They have dedicated decades to lay the very foundations we stand on …

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“I’ve always been one to have it all together… until I didn’t. I just need to find an abortion clinic in Worcester.” The truth is none of us are perfect, but perhaps that reality doesn’t set in any greater than when you find yourself on the receiving end of a positive pregnancy test when you have absolutely no desire (or financial ability) to have a kid right now. Not only …

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Who hasn’t had mornings like this: You’re rushing around—dressing, breakfast, gathering what you need—trying to make it successfully out the door so you can get to where you need to be on-time? Sounds a little chaotic—because it is. Our mornings generally determine our day. With May being Mental Health and Awareness Month, we wanted to focus on some morning mental prep to begin your day the right way. The point …

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We are coming up on Mental Health Awareness month in May, so there is no better time to talk about things you can do to keep you mentally and emotionally healthy. Our weeks can be filled with go-go-go and if we forget to pause, our mental health can suffer. Here are 10 tips on how to treat yourself right. Schedule the time for you! Number one, and most important, is …

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Having a great friendship, just like any other relationship, takes work and intentionality. Time needs to be scheduled, conversations need to be truly listened to and tough or important situations need to be kept in mind. Due to our humanity, relationships can get messy, but that doesn’t mean we avoid them. True friendships are needed, so here’s some information regarding the keys to having successful friendships. As mentioned, we are …

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For most of us, creating a budget is the last thing on our minds at the beginning of our money-making days. However, as we get older, we wish it was. Budgets are used not only to track our spending and make sure we don’t spend more than we make, but they are also used to help us create and grow a savings. Whether you want to save for a more …

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So, you met this guy who seems to be perfect. He has the looks; is intelligent; appears to be a hard worker and, so far, he treats you good. Now how do you make sure the relationship: a) is the right one for you and b) will be successful in the long run? In this article, we will cover your fresh start with 3 important keys to determining a new …

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Janelle and Ethan are 30 and 32 years old, and have been married for 6 years.  They have two kids, Lila and Noah, who are three and one and a half. Ethan has a job at the bank, and Janelle works as a second grade teacher. They just moved their family into a new house, and felt like they had a life “together”. Janelle and Ethan had always talked about having a …

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By Clearway Clinic 1.BREATHE. Take a deep breath. It’s easy  to feel panicked, like you have to do this right away, but you have time when considering abortion. Even though you were not planning on pregnancy, your life is not over and you will be okay.  This is a big decision. Take time to think it through.   2.FIND OUT IF YOU’RE REALLY PREGNANT.  Before you make any decision, …

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Pregnancy Confirmation The most common sign of pregnancy is a missed period. However, there may be many reasons why a woman’s cycle is off schedule: stress, exercising harder than usual, etc.  Before jumping to conclusions after a missed period, read below for more pregnancy information and symptoms to help discern if your missed period is actually due to a pregnancy, or call Clearway Clinic to schedule a free pregnancy test and …

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Free Women’s Reproductive Health Clinic   Clearway Clinic offers ALL services for FREE. That’s not a lie. There’s no fine print. There’s no subscription fee applied later. There’s no bill going to be received in the mail. We offer our services for free. FREE pregnancy test FREE ultrasound FREE STD testing FREE pre-termination evaluation FREE options consultation FREE answers to the questions you need answered to make a decision that …

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Before Your Abortion If you’re pregnant and considering abortion, your first step is a free Pre-Termination Evaluation to get the answers to these three important questions: Is my pregnancy viable? One in five pregnancies end of natural processes, such as miscarriage, before 7 weeks.1 You may not need to have an abortion. How far along am I? Your gestational age determines the abortion procedure you are eligible for, which …

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Pregnancy Confirmation The most common sign of pregnancy is a missed period. However, there may be many reasons why a woman’s cycle is off schedule: stress, exercising harder than usual, etc.  Before jumping to conclusions after a missed period, read below for more pregnancy information and symptoms to help discern if your missed period is actually due to a pregnancy, or call Clearway Clinic to schedule a free pregnancy test …

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Pregnancy Confirmation It is wise to get confirmation of pregnancy from a medical professional. Home pregnancy tests only indicate that hCG is present in the urine – they do not necessarily indicate a viable pregnancy. An ultrasound is the best and quickest way to confirm a viable pregnancy that is located in the uterus. Make Clearway Clinic your first stop before any other medical facility. We offer compassionate professional medical …

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When is the right time to call and get a pregnancy test done? What symptoms should you be looking for? The most important sign is that you have missed your period. In most women, this means they are far enough along for a pregnancy test to be accurate. Before that time, even if other symptoms occur, the test will most likely not produce accurate results. What are some of …

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It can be difficult to think straight and figure out what your next move should be, in a potential pregnancy. At Clearway we are here to provide you with some advice on what to do if you think you might be pregnant.   First, write down the dates of your last period as well as the date you were supposed to get your period. There’s a chance you miscounted …

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Read This BEFORE You Decide What To Do With Your Pregnancy You think you might be pregnant and you’re not sure what to do. At this point, even though emotions may be running high, it is important to get the information you need. Especially if you are considering an abortion, there are certain steps that your medical provider should take in order to assure that you are prepared to make …

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Life is full of decisions. Some of them are very difficult and some not so much. For instance, you can choose either chocolate or vanilla ice cream (or both!) without it impacting the course of your life. However, some choices have much greater impact. During the teen years many things may crop up which will call for tough decisions. Will you attend college? Will you drink alcohol or take drugs? …

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Knowing the exact day of conception is a difficult thing. You might even know the days that it was possible to have a pregnancy occur. However, since sperm can live in a woman’s body for up to five days, it makes it difficult to calculate exactly when conception occurred. It is not an exact science. Another reason for this is that women can ovulate anywhere from 11 to 21 days …

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You just found out you are pregnant. Now you need to decide what you will do. Circumstances in your life might be shouting one option or another at you, and the answer for you might seem clear. So, why should you slow down and get an ultrasound before you choose? The age we live in presents us with instant answers about many things, including pregnancy. The new technology with pregnancy …

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At Clearway Clinic, we understand that you need clear answers. Your situation is unique. You are not like anybody else . Finding out that you are pregnant can be a difficult time.  Our center is designed to help you right where you are at. We can run a free pregnancy test and ultrasound to help you know if you are truly pregnant. And, if you are, we can also find …

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Who needs Clearway Clinic? When you look up pregnancy on the internet it may be full of options. However, how can you decide which will be the best one for you? Clearway Clinic provides all the things you need if you think you might be pregnant: a free pregnancy test, a free early, obstetric ultrasound and, for those actually test positive, free limited STD testing (for chlamydia and gonorrhea only) and treatment. …

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When is the right time to call and get a pregnancy test done? What symptoms should you be looking for? The most important sign is that you have missed your period. In most women, this means they are far enough along for a pregnancy test to be accurate. Before that time, even if other symptoms occur, the test will most likely not produce accurate results. What are some of the …

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find it easier to tell things to strangers than those that I know the best. I don’t mean strangers off the street. I mean medical professionals, like doctors and nurses, or even counselors. They aren’t going to get mad at me when I share things I am afraid to say, especially when I think my news might bring disappointment or pain. At …

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Some women are thrilled to find out they are pregnant. Some, not so much. However, in all cases, it is helpful to have accurate information before telling family and friends. Why stir up a lot of excitement or trouble until it is absolutely necessary, right? If you KNOW you are pregnant, and are happy about it, the best place to go is to your doctor. You need to get under …

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You think you might be pregnant and you’re not sure what to do. At this point, even though emotions may be running high, it is important to get the information you need. Especially if you are considering an abortion, there are certain steps that your medical provider should take in order to assure that you are prepared to make a good decision. 1. Receive a Health Assessment.  At Clearway Clinic, if you test …

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You are sixteen and you think you might be pregnant. You want to call Clearway Clinic to find out if you are pregnant. However, you don’t want your mother to find out. What should you do? Actually, the law states that young women are considered as adults as far as getting help with reproductive matters. That includes pregnancy tests. Not only can you come alone to get a pregnancy test done, but …

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You need a pregnancy test. And, an ultrasound to confirm exactly how far along you are sounds like a good idea as well.  However, you don’t have any insurance and you need to confirm your pregnancy before signing up for MassHealth. What should you do? Pregnancy tests are not that much of a problem. You can pick one up at almost any grocery store for just a few dollars. The …

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It seems like you can buy pregnancy tests almost anywhere these days. Even the dollar store has them! However, one question always comes to mind: how accurate are they? At Clearway Clinic, we purchase the best and earliest tests we can find. However, even the very best of tests which require a urine sample (which ours do) must be run according to the directions or the results can be false.  …

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At Clearway Clinic, we are committed to giving you the answers you need. Only you can make the final decision concerned the outcome of your pregnancy. However, in order to do so you need reliable information. The first step is to discover if you are really pregnant. Clearway purchases the most reliable pregnancy tests on the market, which are run by a nurse. Sometimes women come to us before the results of …

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Who needs Clearway Clinic? When you look up pregnancy on the internet it may be full of options. However, how can you decide which will be the best one for you? Clearway Clinic provides all the things you need if you think you might be pregnant: a free pregnancy test, a free early, obstetric ultrasound and, for those actually test positive, free limited STD testing (for chlamydia and gonorrhea only) and treatment. We exist for …

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Clearway offers free pregnancy testing five days a week at 358 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester. A question that is often asked is can a women just walk in or does she need to make an appointment? The answer to both questions is “yes,” however, it is strongly recommended that an appointment is made. Clearway has a limited number of appointment times available. If the pregnancy test is positive, an ultrasound is …

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