Researchers compared long-acting reversible contraceptive insertion rates in the 30 days before and after the 2016 presidential election.
Advocating for Access to Prenatal Care for Undocumented Immigrants: Challenges and Benefits ExaminedJanuary 25, 2019
Despite giving birth to children who are American citizens, undocumented women struggle to receive adequate prenatal care.
Internationally, infertility is ranked as the fifth most serious disability among women.
Key themes identified included issues with gendered job expectations, financial inequalities, and limited advancement opportunities, among others.
Gynecologists may be more likely to change their beliefs about ovarian cancer screening when presented with more detailed evidence about screening benefits and harms.
State-level reforms and improvements in healthcare practices and institutional attitudes are necessary to improve maternal mortality rates.
A birth control coverage opt-out for employers was finalized by the Trump administration.
Paying a surrogate to carry a fetus shoehorns a fourth, and fifth, party into the already tight therapeutic triangle formed by the biological mom, fetus, and physician.
Women who were exposed to sexual harassment and/or assault were found to experience higher blood pressure, poorer sleep, and mood changed that can affect mental health.
The recent Supreme Court decision on crisis pregnancy centers is expected to complicate the future of some health laws.
One-third of the women enrolled in Michigan's Medicaid expansion program reported improved access to birth control and family planning services.
"Moral norms" in the medical domain must be applied to pregnant women and their physicians.
The first live birth after a uterus transplant was achieved in Sweden in 2014, followed by 4 more births, all from uteri provided by living donors.
In a move that shocked world health officials, the Trump administration indicated its opposition to a resolution intended to encourage breastfeeding among new mothers
How should a clinician act on personal values when those values clash with their employers?
The Kaiser Family Foundation recently released results from a new poll examining the public's view on women's issues.
Women of reproductive age are often unaware of their hospital's religious affiliation.
For this study, the authors aimed to quantify this effect by conducting a systematic review of various databases to identify studies that included a placebo arm and used Female Sexual Function Index as a clinical outcome.
Because most reconstructive surgeons are not trained in communicating complex risk information, some women may choose to have the procedure done without fully understanding the risks.
Among some communities, hymenoplasty is seen as a "pragmatic choice" for women to conform to societal conceptions of virginity.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra expressed concern that the ruling would create "needless" barriers between women and access to medical care.
While the number of women participating in cardiovascular disease clinical trials has increased, representation varies significantly depending on the type of trial.
The American College of Physicians has released 7 position statements supporting equality in healthcare for women.
The goal of National Women's Health Week is to encourage women to take steps to be healthy at any age.
An annual wellness exam performed by an OB/GYN can be used to evaluate a woman's heart health.
The debate about crisis pregnancy centers has reached the US Supreme Court.
Sex workers should be counseled about the health risks associated with sex work.
Why is maternal mortality increasing in the US? Like most complicated issues, there is no simple answer.
Certain medications seem safer than others, but the overall danger is low, researchers say.
Out of 7 nationality groups studied, only Japanese women did not have an overall increase in the disease.
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