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Pregnant Teens Should Be Screened for Pica, Study Suggests
Pregnant teens are more likely to engage in pica, a behavior characterized by compulsive cravings for nonfood items. Anemia may have something to do with it.
Already Had Sex? The HPV Vaccine Still Has Value
The optimal time to get the HPV vaccine is before a first sexual encounter. But getting the vaccine after still offers significant protection against cervical dysplasia.
Surveillance for Maternal Mental Health Should Be Extended
The extent and timing of maternal depression is being underestimated, according to new research, highlighting the need for improvement in maternal depression screening.
Rape on Campus: How Ob/Gyns Can Help Survivors
Sexual violence on college campuses may be more prevalent than you think. Are you asking patients the right questions about their sexual health?
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.
Dietary Recommendations for Endometriosis
Diet can’t cure endometriosis, but dietary recommendations could be part of the treatment. Find out here why choosing certain foods may help reduce symptoms.
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