Corporations Have Religion Now?
The Supreme Court justices insist that their decision for Hobby Lobby is limited and narrow in scope. Find out why gynecologist Deborah Ottenheimer, MD, doesn't buy it.
US Supreme Court Decision Fails Women: Ginsburg’s Dissent
Hobby Lobby doesn’t have to offer contraceptives to their employees. If you’re mad, you’re not alone. Read what Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had to say.
Refusal of C-Section: Where Does Your Moral Compass Lead You?
Forcing surgery on a patient is never okay. Paul Burcher, MD, PhD, discusses respecting patient choice even when the clinical outcomes may be regrettable.
Consider Glaucoma Risk Before Prescribing Birth Control Pills
Long-term use of birth control pills has been linked to an increased risk of glaucoma. Do you consider glaucoma risk before prescribing hormonal contraception?
Why Is Ultrasound the Sweetheart of Healthcare?
Monique Rasband, of KLAS Research, discusses which ultrasound products and vendors are favored by Ob/Gyns because of time-saving capabilities.
Losing Informed Consent
Informed consent is more than just a signed consent form, says ethics blogger Paul Burcher, MD, PhD, who weighs in on a different way to think about this practice.
Rape on Campus: How Ob/Gyns Can Help Survivors
Sexual violence on college campuses may be more prevalent than you think. Are you asking patients the right questions about their sexual health?
Is High-Intensity Exercise in Pregnancy Taboo?
Reports of women being criticized for “intense” workouts in late pregnancy are circulating the Web. Are these criticisms clinically warranted, or are the criticizers just bullies?
Marijuana and E-Cigarette Use in Teens
Marijuana and e-cigarettes can cause harm in more ways than you may think. Do you ask your patients about their marijuana or e-cigarette use? The numbers may surprise you.
Professionalism, Second Opinions, and Keeping Ego Out of Medicine
Respect but do not protect: How we treat colleagues affects patient care and how patients perceive us. Here are practical tips for navigating difficult professional moments.