New guidelines that change the recommendations for practices such as pelvic exams are leading to changes in the mindsets of physicians and patients.
1 Sep 2015
As the popularity of long-acting reversible contraceptives continues to increase, so does the need for incorporation of placement procedures and contraceptive counseling into primary care and resident education.
1 May 2022
At the Women in Medicine Summit, held virtually last October, experts offered strategies to help support women in medicine during the pandemic and beyond.
1 Jan 2021
Recent efforts have pushed institutions to reconsider the use of race not just in estimating kidney function, but in a variety of algorithms and scores.
1 May 2021
Polycystic ovary syndrome can cause infertility, diabetes and/or metabolic syndrome, and distressing physical symptoms like hirsutism and alopecia. Fortunately, once internists recognize the symptoms the condition can be managed effectively.
1 Feb 2009
Controversy about implementing new mammography guidelines shouldn't cloud talks between doctors and the women they counsel. Clarify what the guidelines really say, and share the decision-making with patients, experts counsel.
1 Feb 2010