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.
Analysis Offers Guidance on Breast Milk Expression
There are several techniques new mothers can use to express breast milk more comfortably while yielding higher output, a meta-analysis finds.
Should Hospital Cafeteria Food Be Healthier?
POLL: How healthy should hospital food be? Should junk food not be offered at all, removing any temptation, or should people make better choices?
How Well Do You Know a Woman's Heart?
QUIZ: These 5 questions will gauge your general knowledge of how heart disease impacts women.
Peer Support May Ease Postpartum Depression
A peer support telephone program manned by volunteers and run by nurses showed promise in reducing symptoms of postpartum depression.
10 Questions With Michael James McCoy, MD
Michael James McCoy, MD, the new Chief Health Information Officer at the ONC, offers tips and insight into how Ob/Gyn and health IT intersect.
Do OB/GYNs Carry Stethoscopes?
POLL: Many women consider their OB/GYN their primary care provider. But like your primary care counterpart, do you carry a stethoscope?
Can You Identify a Sentinel Event?
Severe maternal morbidity is not always a sentinel event. Take this quiz to test your understanding of what constitutes an obstetric sentinel event.
Sentinel Events and Severe Maternal Morbidity
The Joint Commission has revised its definition of sentinel event, causing confusion about how these events now relate to severe maternal morbidity.
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.