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Back to Basics: The Well-Woman Visit
Don’t let time constraints and large patient loads prevent you from providing a thorough well-woman visit. Are you covering all the bases?
Bleeding Patterns and the Menopause Transition
Prolonged bleeding as women transition into menopause is common. Although disconcerting, these changes generally require nothing more than watchful waiting.
Weight Loss, Gain in First Postpartum Year Affects Health Risks
Not losing any baby weight within 1 year after delivery increases a woman’s risk of diabetes and heart disease, new research shows.
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.
How Distressing Is IVF for Patients?
Patients undergoing IVF do better with strong social support, but many of these patients feel isolated and don’t share their fertility struggles. Can mindfulness help?
Don’t Let Flawed Studies Guide Screening Mammo Decisions, Experts Say
Mammography screening for breast cancer saves lives: this should be the message that physicians spread to colleagues and patients, say leading experts.
Improving Care in Women in False or Early Labor: Study
New research reveals opportunities to improve care in women in latent labor and tips to keep them happier when you send them home.
Why Prophylactic 17P Should be Delivered at Home
Research suggests that prophylactic 17P can be useful in reducing the risk of spontaneous preterm delivery (SPTD), and one large study showed how compliance, and therefore results, can be improved.