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Supreme Court Preserves Access to Abortion Pill

β€” In unanimous decision, justices rule plaintiffs can't sue because they haven't been harmed

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Postpartum Readmissions Up With High Blood Pressures Lingering From Pregnancy

Concerns about BP thresholds for antihypertensive medication initiation

Jun 12, 2024
Trump Tells Group That Wants to Ban All Abortions to Stand Up for 'Innocent Life'

Democrats want to make the issue a focus of this year's presidential election

Jun 11, 2024
Inside the Fight to Keep a Labor Ward Open at a Los Angeles Hospital

Across the country, communities are scrambling to save maternity care

Jun 10, 2024
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Here Are the Top Supreme Court Health Cases to Watch

A slew of cases this term could reshape health policy

Jun 08, 2024
Inside the Fight to Keep a Labor Ward Open at a Los Angeles Hospital

Across the country, communities are scrambling to save maternity care

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Here Are the Top Supreme Court Health Cases to Watch

A slew of cases this term could reshape health policy

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Retinal Tumor Risk Incidentally Detected at 29 Weeks' Gestation

Finding poses clinical and ethical dilemma for parents and clinicians

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Healthy Young Woman Experiences Heart Palpitations in the Last Month of Pregnancy

Pregnancy can cause a range of changes in cardiac function and ECG findings

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Treating Uterine Fibroids While Preserving Fertility

Myomectomy or uterine artery embolization? The debate continues...

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Sleep Disturbance Common in Postmenopausal Women With Troublesome Hot Flashes

Most reported trouble sleeping, staying asleep, and many said their sleep was of poor quality

Jun 07, 2024
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Study Shows No Link Between Paternal Valproate Use and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Risk of major congenital malformations also not observed with the anti-seizure drug

Jun 06, 2024
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Opinion
Food Addiction Should Be Included in the DSM-6

Without an expanded diagnostic menu, many patients will struggle to get appropriate care

Jun 06, 2024
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ENDO 2024 Roundup: Teen GLP-1 Coverage; Novel CAH Drug; Hot Flash Risks

More research from the Endocrine Society's annual meeting

Jun 05, 2024
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Senate Holds Test Vote on Contraception Access

Democrats try to get Republicans on record amid an election-year push on reproductive rights

Jun 05, 2024
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Opinion
An Older Woman's Chronic Pain Is Not 'All in Her Head'

There are serious consequences of under-managed pain

Jun 05, 2024
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Lawmakers Square Off on Impacts of Dobbs Decision

Each side at a Senate hearing painted the other as extremist

Jun 05, 2024
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Docetaxel Tied to Less Taxane Neuropathy in Black Breast Cancer Patients

Dose-limiting toxicity has been linked with worse outcomes specifically in this population

Jun 05, 2024
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New CDC Guidelines Recommend Doxy PEP to Prevent Bacterial STIs

Clinicians should offer doxy PEP to at-risk gay and bisexual men, transgender women

Jun 04, 2024
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Opinion
Here's What I'm Looking For in an Ob/Gyn Residency: Comprehensive Training

Access to abortion training in all states can help prevent the growing gaps in women's health

Jun 04, 2024
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U.S. Lags Behind All Other High-Income Nations on Maternal Mortality

What have other high-income nations figured out that the U.S. hasn't about maternity care?

Jun 04, 2024
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Dual Immunotherapy Improves Response Rates in Gynecologic Clear Cell Cancers

Clear cell histology "is what yields the super response we see in these trials," expert suggests

Jun 04, 2024
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Co-Locating COVID Vaccines, Infection Testing With Syringe Services Shows Success

94% of people completed primary vaccination in this Baltimore-based initiative

Jun 03, 2024
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