10 Things Patients Wish Their OBs Told Them
Obstetricians: Want to know what your patients wish you had told them before delivery? We surveyed a group of moms and are sharing the top 10 responses.
Medicare Costs for Screening Mammos Have Soared: New Strategies Needed
Spending on screening mammography has increased 44% ($296 million) in 8 years, without a corresponding increased benefit of earlier detection of breast cancer.
Pelvic Exams Have Value: Does Skipping Them Put Women at Risk?
The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends against pelvic exams in asymptomatic, nonpregnant, adult women. Some say this is faulty logic. What say you?
Environmental Toxins Are a Scary Subject for Most OBs
Obstetricians agree they should have a role in reducing pregnant women’s exposure to environmental toxins, but most fail to discuss the subject with patients.
8 Simple Ways for Pregnant Patients to Reduce Exposure to Toxins
These simple tips can help pregnant patients reduce their exposure to environmental toxins and harmful chemicals, such as lead, mercury, BPA, and phthalates.
Evidence Shows 3D Mammography Improves Cancer Detection Rates
Breast tomosynthesis may be worth the extra cost to patients for breast cancer screening. Research shows the 3D technology finds more invasive cancers earlier.
2014 Breast Cancer Screening Survey Results: How Do You Compare?
This infographic reveals the breast cancer screening practices of fellow ObGyn.net readers. How do your recommendations compare with those of your colleagues?
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