Women’s Health

Women’s Health


In Practice

What Did You Expect? Free

Blogger Harrison Reed, a PA in emergency medicine, wonders whether clinicians could improve healthcare outcomes just by expecting them to be good — in the latest In Practice blog post

Feature/Patient Information

USPSTF Updates Screening Mammography Guidance for Average-Risk Women Free

Although largely unchanged from 2009, recommendations address tomosynthesis and adjunctive imaging for women with radiologically dense breast tissue.

More About Mammograms Free

The USPTSF has updated recommendations about when to get mammograms and use of new technology.

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

Which SSRIs Are Safest in Pregnancy? New Findings May Help Guide Treatment Decisions Free

A new study in the BMJ may help guide clinicians' and patients' choice of antidepressant in pregnancy.

Risk for Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn After Maternal SSRI Use Is Small Free

The absolute risk for persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) after maternal use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) late in pregnancy is small, suggests a JAMA study.

Practice Watch

Preventing Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus

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

Putting Preventable Stillbirths to Rest

Focusing healthcare efforts on this problem will advance maternal and child health worldwide.