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Stay connected to changing data, guidelines on contraception

June 28, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — Although contraception options may seem boilerplate, health care providers should to stay up to date on the latest contraception guidelines, according to a presenter here at the annual meeting of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

“As any kind of prescriber, you want to minimize risk for you and for your patient. The longer you practice, the more important that it is to be very careful,” Mimi Secor, a DNP, FNP-BC, FAAN, based in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, told attendees.

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Low-dose aspirin may lower risk for preterm preeclampsia

June 28, 2017
Pregnant woman at high risk for preterm preeclampsia who were treated with low-dose aspirin developed preeclampsia less often than those treated with placebo, according…
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Bone score may predict fracture risk in postmenopausal women on bisphosphonate therapy

June 28, 2017
Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis prescribed oral bisphosphonate therapy for at least 4 years were more likely to sustain a fracture if they had a lower bone…
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Diabetes should be discussed with women of reproductive age

June 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — No matter the reason a woman of reproductive age with diabetes goes to see a medical professional, her diabetes must be part of the discussion…
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Stay connected to changing data, guidelines on contraception

June 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Although contraception options may seem boilerplate, health care providers should to stay up to date on the latest contraception…

In the Journals

Low-dose aspirin may lower risk for preterm preeclampsia

June 28, 2017
Pregnant woman at high risk for preterm preeclampsia who were treated with low-dose aspirin developed preeclampsia less often than those treated with…

In the Journals Plus

Bone score may predict fracture risk in postmenopausal women on bisphosphonate therapy

June 28, 2017
Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis prescribed oral bisphosphonate therapy for at least 4 years were more likely to sustain a fracture if they had…

Meeting News

Diabetes should be discussed with women of reproductive age

June 28, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — No matter the reason a woman of reproductive age with diabetes goes to see a medical professional, her diabetes must be part of…

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Acupuncture ineffective in treating infertility

June 27, 2017
Among Chinese women with polycystic ovary syndrome, the use of acupuncture with or without clomiphene did not increase live births, compared with…

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Women lack education on harms, benefits of breast cancer screening

June 27, 2017
Women are more likely to know of the benefits of mammography screening, but are not aware of the potential harms, indicating that they lack balanced…

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Cryotherapy may be used as first-line therapy for anogenital warts

June 27, 2017
Cryotherapy did not differ in efficacy from other treatments for anogenital warts, and could be used as first-line therapy, according to recently…

SAHM voices concern for contraceptive access under Senate health care bill

June 26, 2017
The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine has issued a statement indicating the consequences on America’s youth and around the world could…

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Deployment stress affects men, women differently

June 26, 2017
Recent findings indicated associations between deployment stressors and functioning in work and family following military service, with depression…

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Protein intake tied to menopause timing

June 26, 2017
Women who consume a high amount of vegetable proteins per day have a lower risk for natural-onset early menopause compared with women who consume…

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