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ACOG: Optimizing postpartum care begins in pregnancy

May 27, 2016

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has released a committee opinion on how physicians can provide comprehensive postpartum, or fourth trimester, care.

The organization, noting that as many as 40% of women do not receive postpartum care, urged providers to begin anticipatory guidance during pregnancy.

AAFP, ACP, ACOG, AAP, CDC director call on Congress to approve Zika funding

May 26, 2016
Joining a growing call from medical organizations for Congress to quickly approve emergency funding for prevention and treatment of the Zika virus, CDC Director Tom
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Incarcerated women struggling to receive adequate medical care

May 26, 2016
Incarcerated women have a disproportionately higher rate of mental health and substance abuse issues than the general population, and most reported negative experiences…
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Prior pregnancy not associated with seeking preventive care

May 25, 2016
Women with a previous pregnancy are not more likely to use preventive health care services than those who have not been pregnant, according to data presented at the…
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Charles Dickens and Barnaby Rudge: The First Description of Williams Syndrome?

Pediatric Annals, February 2016, Volume 45 Issue 2
Williams syndrome, a disorder caused by a genetic deletion and characterized by moderate intellectual disability with…
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ACOG: Optimizing postpartum care begins in pregnancy

May 27, 2016
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has released a committee opinion on how physicians can provide comprehensive postpartum, or…

AAFP, ACP, ACOG, AAP, CDC director call on Congress to approve Zika funding

May 26, 2016
Joining a growing call from medical organizations for Congress to quickly approve emergency funding for prevention and treatment of the Zika virus…

Meeting News Coverage

Incarcerated women struggling to receive adequate medical care

May 26, 2016
Incarcerated women have a disproportionately higher rate of mental health and substance abuse issues than the general population, and most reported…

Meeting News Coverage

Prior pregnancy not associated with seeking preventive care

May 25, 2016
Women with a previous pregnancy are not more likely to use preventive health care services than those who have not been pregnant, according to data…

Meeting News Coverage

Most women use postpartum primary care, focus on preconception

May 24, 2016
Following pregnancy, most women make use of the obstetric postpartum visit and related primary care, focusing on preconception health care, according…

ACOG leads effort with ACP, AAFP to update Women's Preventive Service Guidelines

May 24, 2016
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has partnered with several health organizations to develop new recommendations for women's…

CDC broadens weekly reporting of Zika pregnancies

May 20, 2016
The CDC announced today that its weekly reports will include the total number of pregnant women with any detected Zika virus infection, as opposed to…

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Complementary and alternative medicine use linked to low chemotherapy initiation rates in breast cancer

May 19, 2016
Women with early-stage breast cancer who regularly used certain complementary and alternative medicines appeared less likely to initiate chemotherapy…

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation effective, safe for postpartum depression

May 19, 2016
ATLANTA — NeuroStar transcranial magnetic stimulation showed efficacy as monotherapy for treatment of postpartum-onset major depressive…

Six recent studies highlight continued disparities in cancer care

May 18, 2016
Despite significant advances in cancer prevention, screening and treatment, considerable disparities remain.These disparities can be based on several…

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