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Less than two thirds of doctors and teenage patients talk about sex, sexuality, or dating during annual visits, and the conversations that do occur average less than a minute.
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?
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.
The Most Hotly Anticipated Ob/Gyn Research of 2014
New research expected this year will bring about significant changes to clinical practice. Here, society leaders share what’s on their radar for 2014.
New Findings Could Improve Surgical Treatment of Prolapse, SUI
The two widely used surgeries for apical prolapse work equally well for both apical prolapse and stress urinary incontinence two years postsurgery, research shows.
Evidence Mounts for Effectiveness of National HPV Vaccine Program
Three doses of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine was more effective in preventing high-grade cervical abnormalities than other types and more effective in younger women.
New Study Finds Reproductive Coercion to Be Prevalent
A striking number of sexually active women experience reproductive coercion by their male partners, and their ability to use contraception and plan pregnancies may be compromised.
HPV Vaccine Achieves Population-Level Reduction of Cervical Cancer Lesions
In Denmark, researchers found that the risk of atypia, atypia+, and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2 or 3 (CIN2/3) were significantly reduced among women who received the vaccine.