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"Defensive Medicine" Persists After Malpractice Reform
Changing laws to make it more difficult to sue physicians for medical malpractice may not reduce the amount of "defensive medicine" practiced by physicians.
Are Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns Doing Enough?
Breast cancer awareness campaigns are great, but they should be expanded to provide more clinician education on health disparities and to target women most at risk.
Obstetric Quality Indicators Need Revamping
Morbidity measures used to evaluate obstetric quality care at hospitals don't sufficiently identify areas of care that actually need improvement.
Image IQ: Fetal Anatomy
Challenge your anatomy knowledge; what body part is this 3-D image showing?
Use the PLISSIT Model for Patients With Low Libido
Many sexual desire problems in women can be addressed without a prescription, but OB/GYNs must first develop skills for frank discussions with patients about sex.
Activity Tracker for Sleep Habits in Menopause?
When evaluating vasomotor symptoms in menopause, including sleep-wake cycles, have you ever considered the utility of an activity tracker?
Family Spirit Intervention Benefits Teen Moms, Babies
An intensive in-home program aimed at pregnant teens at risk for drug use and depression, specifically American Indian teens, proves successful.
Sunday Funny: OMG!
Here's one way to attract new patients from a younger demographic.
Use of the Robot for Adnexal Surgery May Not Be Best
New research looking at complication rates and cost for oophorectomy and cystectomy favors conventional laparoscopy over robotic surgery.
NAMS Launches Free Mobile Menopause App
A new mobile app is now available to help women and their providers make decisions about managing symptoms related to menopause.
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