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Addressing Administrative and Systems Level Challenges to Implementation of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives in Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Practices, a Qualitative Study

3 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Adolescents use long-acting reversible contraceptive methods less than adults. Practices that specialize in adolescent medicine, including Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric and...
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Longer lifetime ovulation increases risk for epithelial ovarian cancer

Longer lifetime ovulation increases risk for epithelial ovarian cancer

11 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Longer duration of ovulation across the life span was associated with a greater risk for epithelial ovarian cancer, according to data published in the Journal of the National...
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Recent updates in women's heart health: Pregnancy, menopause, risk factors and more

Recent updates in women's heart health: Pregnancy, menopause, risk factors and more

5 days ago   |   Healio   |   4 articles

Healio and Cardiology Today have curated a list of recent updates in women's heart health. Updates include a lecture given by Cardiology Today Editorial Board Member Nanette K...
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Demand for contraception increased in low-, lower-middle income countries since 2012

Demand for contraception increased in low-, lower-middle income countries since 2012

6 days ago   |   Healio

The number of reproductive-aged women and girls using modern contraception in low- and lower-middle income countries increased by 87 million since 2012, according to the most...
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HHS proposes rule to strengthen contraceptive access

HHS proposes rule to strengthen contraceptive access

8 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

HHS proposed a rule Monday that aims to bolster access to birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act, an issue of “heightened importance,” according to the...
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Q&A: Community-based model aims to address lifelong reproductive needs

Q&A: Community-based model aims to address lifelong reproductive needs

15 days ago   |   Healio

Using a wide range of data on contraception and preconception care, researchers in the United Kingdom developed a community-based model that holistically addresses women's...
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What Is Basal Body Temperature?

20 days ago   |   UPMC

Basal body temperature refers to your body temperature when you're completely at rest. For women, monitoring your basal body temperature can provide clues as to when you're...
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No difference in 1-year usage, pregnancy rates between hormonal, copper IUD users

No difference in 1-year usage, pregnancy rates between hormonal, copper IUD users

1 month ago   |   Healio

Pregnancy rates and continued use of IUDs at 1 year after placement were similar between people using levonorgestrel and copper IUDs, according to data published in the...
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Q&A: Survey supports OTC progestin-only pill availability to increase contraceptive access

Q&A: Survey supports OTC progestin-only pill availability to increase contraceptive access

1 month ago   |   Healio

Over-the-counter progestin-only pills may provide the benefits of other contraceptives while eliminating substantial barriers to access, according to a survey of participants...
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WTF Is This Light Pink Discharge When I Wipe? 10 Possible Causes

WTF Is This Light Pink Discharge When I Wipe? 10 Possible Causes

1 month ago   |   Scary Mommy

Most of us have been there - you go to the bathroom and notice some light pink discharge when you wipe. Understandably, you might start to freak out a bit since it's not...
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High fevers, left ventricular dysfunction may predict severe MIS-C

High fevers, left ventricular dysfunction may predict severe MIS-C

Key risk factors that may predict severe disease in patients with MIS-C include fever greater than 103.1 degrees Fahrenheit, central nervous system involvement and left... Read more ...

Get Your Own Doctor, Mom!

Get Your Own Doctor, Mom!

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What Black adoptees want white parents to know about transracial adoption

Black adults who were adopted as babies by white parents share their perspectives on race and identity and offer tips for successful transracial adoptions. Read more ...

Accuracy of Sexual and Reproductive Health information among adolescent...

The leading cause of death for girls aged 15-19 years globally is complications from pregnancy and childbirth. Girls have poor access to Sexual and Reproductive Health services... Read more ...

Addressing Administrative and Systems Level Challenges to Implementation of...

Adolescents use long-acting reversible contraceptive methods less than adults. Practices that specialize in adolescent medicine, including Adolescent Medicine and Pediatric and... Read more ...

Maternal Tdap vaccination reduces pertussis in young infants

Maternal Tdap vaccination reduces pertussis in young infants

There was a sustained decrease in pertussis cases among young infants in the years after maternal Tdap vaccination was introduced in the United States, according to the results... Read more ...

10 Valentine's Day Items at Trader Joe's That'll Capture Your Heart

10 Valentine's Day Items at Trader Joe's That'll Capture Your Heart

Trader Joe's 2023 Valentine's Day items are here and you're going to want to stock up before these sweet treats sell out. View this story on Scary Mommy Read more ...

Prenatal Screening to Expand to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Prenatal Screening to Expand to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Pregnant women should undergo frequent blood pressure checks to identify not just one but all hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force... Read more ...

USPSTF: Measure all pregnant persons' BP at each visit to detect...

USPSTF: Measure all pregnant persons' BP at each visit to detect hypertension disorders

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released a draft recommendation stating all pregnant persons should have their BP measured at each prenatal visit to help identify... Read more ...