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Study Identifies Ways to Improve Gender-Affirming Healthcare

— Interviews with transgender adults yields provider- and systems-level guidance for better care

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Wendy Williams' Dementia; 48% Back 16-Week Abortion Ban; Hospital Sues Quadriplegic

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Another COVID Toll: Over 134,000 Undiagnosed Cancers During Height of Pandemic

Diagnosis rates remained low throughout 2020, with mortality increase projected

Feb 22, 2024
Major Alabama Hospital Pauses IVF Procedures After Court Ruling

University of Alabama at Birmingham assessing whether patients, docs could face criminal charges

Feb 22, 2024
Death by Gila Monster; Alabama Hospital Halts IVF Treatments; E-Bike Head Traumas

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Feb 22, 2024
Major Alabama Hospital Pauses IVF Procedures After Court Ruling

University of Alabama at Birmingham assessing whether patients, docs could face criminal charges

Death by Gila Monster; Alabama Hospital Halts IVF Treatments; E-Bike Head Traumas

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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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Alabama's Frozen Embryo Ruling: What It Could Mean for Fertility Treatment

"No court -- anywhere in the country -- has reached the conclusion the main opinion reaches"

Feb 21, 2024
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Contraceptive Counseling: Providers Need More Training, Experts Say

Three-part discussion recommended

Feb 21, 2024
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Annual Breast Cancer Screening Starting at Age 40 Best, Modeling Study Says

Estimates suggest mortality was reduced by 42% with annual screening for this age group

Feb 20, 2024
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Medication Abortion Via Telehealth Safe and Effective, Study Finds

No difference in results between patients who received care via video vs secure text messaging

Feb 20, 2024
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Abortion Rights Opponents, Supporters Seize on Report That Trump Pushes 16-Week Ban

Trump's campaign called the report "fake news"

Feb 20, 2024
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Frozen Embryos 'Children' in Ala.; GLP-1s for Opioid Addiction? New E.Coli Outbreak

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Feb 20, 2024
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Hypertension, Diabetes in Pregnancy Affects Offspring's Heart Health in Adolescence

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and gestational diabetes are both on the rise

Feb 16, 2024
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Home Induction Is Effective and Safe for Moms and Babies

However, noninferiority criteria between methods was not met

Feb 15, 2024
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Hot Flashes, Migraine Tied to Higher Risk of Stroke, Heart Disease

However, risks were nullified with control of blood pressure, cholesterol levels

Feb 15, 2024
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Cervical Length Screening Did Not Reduce Rates of Preterm Births

Despite numerically lower numbers, no differences were statistically significant vs no screening

Feb 15, 2024
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Clear Opportunity to Identify Patients With Osteoporosis Commonly Missed

Hip surgeons could, but mostly don't, send at-risk patients for screening

Feb 15, 2024
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Shooting at Super Bowl Parade; Accidental Incest; Chronic Fatigue After COVID

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Feb 15, 2024
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Umbilical Cord Milking in Non-Vigorous Infants Didn't Impact Neurodevelopment

MINVI trial follow-up shows comparable neurodevelopment with early cord clamping

Feb 14, 2024
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Novel Antibiotic Combo Bests Meropenem for Complicated UTIs

Cefepime-taniborbactam had sustained efficacy for up to a month after treatment

Feb 14, 2024
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