Women’s Health

Women’s Health


Feature/Patient Information

Reproductive and Other Health Considerations for Women Undergoing Bariatric Surgery Free

Weight-loss surgery can have lasting ramifications for contraception, pregnancy, and bone health.

Special Issues for Women After Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery Free

Be prepared to prevent or delay pregnancy and maintain bone health.

Guideline Watch

Assessing and Managing Adnexal Masses

New guidance from ACOG clarifies how adnexal masses should be triaged.

Is Calcium Supplementation Associated with Higher Cardiovascular Risk?

A new guideline suggests that dietary and supplemental calcium intakes lower than 2500 mg daily don't affect CV risk.

Another Maternal Safety Bundle: Obstetric Venous Thromboembolism

Evidence-based guidance has been developed by the National Partnership for Maternal Safety.

News In Context

Cervical Cancer Mortality Higher Than Previously Thought Free

Mortality from cervical cancer is higher than previously believed, particularly among black women, a study in Cancer finds.

A New Treatment for Sexual Pain Associated with Menopausal Genital Atrophy Free

Intravaginal dehydroepiandrosterone (prasterone) is now FDA-approved.

FDA Releases Guidance on the Essure Permanent Female Sterilization Device Free

Boxed warning and patient decision checklist clarify Essure's risks.

In Practice

Toxic Talent: Why High-Performing Jerks Aren’t Worth the Trouble Free

Blogger Harrison Reed considers the deep-reaching effects of having a jerk at the helm in a healthcare (or any) workplace in this week's In Practice blog post.

Practice Watch

Managing Morning Sickness: Can We Be Systematic?

Authors of a systematic review suggest tiered management for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy based on available evidence.

ACOG Guidance on Clinical Challenges in Contraception Free

New recommendations help troubleshoot use of subdermal and intrauterine contraception.