Women’s Health

Women’s Health

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Primary Care of Refugee Women Free

Many factors influence refugees' health status and ability to access and engage in U.S. medical systems.

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

CDC Outlines Options for HIV-Discordant Couples Who Want to Conceive Free

HIV-discordant couples — in which only one partner is HIV-infected — have several options for attempting to conceive while minimizing the uninfected partner's risk.

Use of Certain Antibiotics in Pregnancy Tied to Spontaneous Abortion Free

Many commonly used antibiotics seem associated with increased risk for spontaneous abortion, according to a case-control study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

In Practice

Curing the Toxic Culture: First, Honor Thy Patient Free

Blogger Harrison Reed offers solutions to curing a toxic healthcare workplace, beginning with how clinicians interact with patients.

Practice Watch

Screening for Preeclampsia Remains Relevant Free

USPSTF continues to recommend that women be screened for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Conservative Management Can Avert Surgery for Benign Adnexal Masses Free

International consensus suggests that, with expert imaging, rates of surgery for asymptomatic benign adnexal masses can be lowered.