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New Guidance on Contraception While Breast-Feeding Free

Helping women balance the potential for contraceptive-associated concerns against the chances of undesired pregnancy is the challenge.

Choosing a Contraceptive Method when You're Breast-Feeding Free

How to safely prevent or delay pregnancy while breast-feeding your baby.

Guideline Watch

Incorporating HPV Testing into Cervical Cancer Screening: New Nuances

HPV testing can be used as a primary test beginning at age 25; however, cotesting with cytology remains preferred for women younger than 30.

New Guidelines for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Methotrexate monotherapy remains the preferred initial treatment.

News In Context

Migraine in Women Associated with Cardiovascular Events, Mortality Free

Women with migraine face increased risk for cardiovascular events and CV mortality, according to a large prospective study in The BMJ.

FDA's Action on “Abortion Pill” Free

Mifepristone has a newly approved, evidence-based regimen.

In Practice

An American in Yorkshire — Initial Impressions of the NHS Free

Megan Tetlow, PA-C, discusses her misconceptions of the English healthcare system, where she has now practiced for 2 months, in the latest In Practice blog.

Practice Watch

Use of Rheumatologic Medications During Pregnancy and Lactation

For women with rheumatic disease, preconception counseling is paramount.

Preventing Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus

Infection during pregnancy is of concern, particularly during the first trimester.