10% of RNs Are Paid More for the Same Work
Gender-based pay inequality in female-predominant fields, such as nursing, may not be what you think. Find out what new research has uncovered.
More Women Opting for Single Embryo Transfers
A new report by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology has shown a shift in women's preferences for the number of embryos transferred.
FDA Approves New Hormonal IUD
Another option for long-term reversible contraception has been approved, but this one will be available to many public health clinics as well.
Sex and Personality Affect Coping Skills
Illness impacts men and women differently, and a woman's personality type matters in how resistant she may be to mental illness.
Two New Drugs Show Promise for Endometriosis
Two new compounds, oxabicycloheptene sulfonate and chloroindazole, were successfully tested in early studies to treat endometriosis.
SMFM: Measles Exposure in Pregnant Women
Neil S. Silverman, MD, addressed the recent measles outbreak and made these suggestions for women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant.
Most of Top Jobs of 2015 Are in Health Care
A new report shows that 7 of the top 10 jobs for 2015 are in health care. And physician tops the list of best-paying jobs. Is your job in the top 10?
Could Infrared Light Improve Blood Draws?
A simple device may make blood draws and IV placement easier for fearful patients, or for patients with difficult-to-feel veins.
FDA Simplifies Labeling for Drugs in Pregnancy, Lactation
The FDA says confusing labeling is out and now will provide safety data for medication use in pregnancy and breastfeeding in a relevant real-world context.
Who's Worried About Medical Devices Being Hacked?
The cybersecurity of medical devices is on the mind of the FDA, which recently issued recommendations for security on wireless medical devices.