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High Cholesterol Levels Affect More Than Just the Heart
New research shows that high cholesterol levels in both men and women can impact the time it takes to achieve pregnancy.
Keep Encouraging Patients to Exercise: It Could Save Their Lives
Lack of exercise among women 30 years and older has a greater impact on the lifetime risk of heart disease than other factors, a new study finds.
Earlier Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Is Linked to Preterm Birth
New research shows that obstetricians may need to rethink how they screen certain patients for gestational diabetes mellitus.
Gestational Weight Gain and Preterm Birth Are Linked in Twin Pregnancies
New research presented at ACOG 2014 shows that inadequate weight gain in the second trimester is an independent risk factor for spontaneous preterm birth.
Is High-Intensity Exercise in Pregnancy Taboo?
Reports of women being criticized for “intense” workouts in late pregnancy are circulating the Web. Are these criticisms clinically warranted, or are the criticizers just bullies?
Can Non-Ideal Weight Gain in Pregnancy Affect Child’s Metabolism?
New research shows that too much or too little maternal weight gain in pregnancy is associated with the child’s risk of being overweight or obese in early childhood.
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?
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