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Menstrual Cycle Effects Nicotine Cravings
Women crave cigarettes more strongly during their periods, so waiting until after ovulation to quit may make the process slightly less difficult.
HPV Vaccine Not Linked to Unsafe Sex
Adolescent girls who receive the HPV vaccine are no more likely than unvaccinated girls to participate in risky sexual behavior.
Should I Steam My Vagina, Doctor?
Gynecologists should expect appointment time with patients to include a discussion about the utility and safety of vaginal steam baths.
Opioid Use in Women of Reproductive Age
Opioid use in women of reproductive age should be better monitored, and physicians should be more judicious in their prescribing, says a CDC report.
Another Benefit of Pre-Conception Folic Acid
Be a broken record about the importance of folic acid supplementation. New research finds it is associated with fetal growth benefits.
The Price of Private Practice
In this blog, one OB/GYN discusses her move from a hospital staff physician to a solo private practice, a decision that hasn't come without costs.
Family Spirit Intervention Benefits Teen Moms, Babies
An intensive in-home program aimed at pregnant teens at risk for drug use and depression, specifically American Indian teens, proves successful.
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