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Clear the Air: Protecting Expectant Mothers From the Hazards of Pollution

β€” We must address this invisible risk to maternal health

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The Next Big Challenges for Medication Abortion

Anti-abortion states continue to fight; a possible Trump victory opens door to new strategies

Jun 14, 2024
Early Menopause Tied to Higher Risk of Respiratory Mortality

Greatest risk observed for women with bilateral oophorectomy

Jun 13, 2024
Mom Allergic to Breastfeeding? Rare but It Happens.

Only a handful of case reports have shown up in the literature

Jun 13, 2024
Health Groups, Others React to SCOTUS Decision on Mifepristone

But the battle over abortion is far from over, they say

Jun 13, 2024
Mom Allergic to Breastfeeding? Rare but It Happens.

Only a handful of case reports have shown up in the literature

Health Groups, Others React to SCOTUS Decision on Mifepristone

But the battle over abortion is far from over, they say

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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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Supreme Court Preserves Access to Abortion Pill

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

Jun 13, 2024
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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
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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
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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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Opinion
Here Are the Top Supreme Court Health Cases to Watch

A slew of cases this term could reshape health policy

Jun 08, 2024
Lawrence O. Gostin, JD, LLD, and Sarah Wetter, JD, MPH
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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