Is an at-home abortion safe?

Is an Online Abortion or At-Home Abortion Safe? An online abortion involves buying abortion pill drugs online and taking them at home. This option comes with risks since you’ll be taking powerful drugs and experiencing side effects without the oversight of a medical professional.  If you’re considering this option, taking specific steps beforehand to safeguard […]

What Are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion?

What Are the Signs of an Incomplete Abortion? Following an abortion, one of the severe complications that can arise is incomplete abortion. An incomplete abortion occurs when pregnancy tissue remains in a woman’s uterus after terminating the pregnancy. Understanding the signs and symptoms of incomplete abortion can help women experiencing abortion know when to seek […]

Do you need a Pap test?

Vida empowers women to be proactive in their reproductive health, protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer, and receive free, confidential medical care if needed.   What is cervical cancer? Cervical cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in the cervix, which is the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. […]

What are the Different Types of Abortion?

What Are the Different Types of Abortion? There are two types of abortion, medical and surgical. Which abortion procedure is chosen is determined by the length of the pregnancy, a woman’s medical history, and her ability to access emergency or follow-up care. Medical and surgical abortion differ in the procedures, risks, and recovery. Medical Abortion […]

Vida to Provide Free Sports Physicals for Student-Athletes in August

Vida Medical Clinic will offer free sports physicals for student athletes in August 2023. Free sports physicals will be offered at Vida Medical Clinic (720 W. Association Dr., Appleton, WI 54914) on: August 1, 2023, 3-6 p.m. August 8, 2023, 3-6 p.m. An appointment for a free sports physical may be made by calling Vida […]

What are the Risks of the Abortion Pill?

What Are the Risks of the Abortion Pill? The abortion pill is a medical procedure with side effects and risks, like all medical procedures. Learning about the risks can help you prioritize your health when considering your pregnancy options.   What is the Abortion Pill? The abortion pill (also called medical abortion, chemical abortion, or […]

Vida Earns Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services has earned a 2023 Gold Rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) Quality Standards Program.  The mission of the NAFC is to build healthy communities for all through quality, equitable and accessible healthcare. The NAFC and its members, including Vida, are dedicated to ensuring that patients […]

Vida Announces the Addition of Maternity Housing in the Fox Valley

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services will expand its services with the addition of maternity housing in the Fox Valley in 2023. The first-of-its-kind in the Fox Valley, Vida’s transitional residential maternity housing program will meet a growing need for stable, safe housing for pregnant women and new moms who are at-risk for homelessness.   “When […]

Can STDs Go Away on Their Own?

Is there a chance you could have contracted an STD? Most sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) require treatment and will not go away on their own. If you are sexually active, you should be tested for STDs. What Are STDs? STDs are infections easily transmitted through sexual contact with an infected partner. Birth control does not […]

Are STDs Contagious?

Are STDs Contagious? Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sometimes called sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are contagious. Awareness of the risk of STDs empowers you to take care of your health. Read more to learn how to protect yourself.  How are STDs Transmitted? STDs are passed easily through sexual contact; this includes vaginal, oral, or anal sex. […]