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Mammograms: find your sanity

The big story is that the American Cancer Society issued an updated guideline recommending that women undergo mammography less frequently than before. ... Preventive Services Task Force, which has the most heavily-weighted (and least stringent) screening
September 2020

Annual meeting coverage highlights physical, mental conditions

In addition, we won a Bronze EXCEL Award from Association Media & Publishing for Stacey Butterfield's September 2012 cover story on hormone replacement therapy 10 years after the Women's Health ... We're extremely honored to be named among the best in
June 2013

Plan B needs a plan D, for 'data'

Dr. Susan Wood, who was assistant FDA commissioner and director of the agency's office of women's health at that time, resigned in protest over the agency's handling of ... sense. Plan B is quite safe and very effective, having been used by millions of
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Risk-reducing surgeries may spare lives following breast cancer

New evidence supports risk-reducing mastectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy for women with the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations, according to newly published research. ... Researchers wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association that no breast
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Hormone therapy associated with 40% less need for repeating joint replacement surgery

Researchers assessed the likelihood of repeat joint replacement surgery among women who required a first knee or hip replacement between 1986 and 2006. ... But this is the first study to show that it can help prevent repeat surgery in women who have
September 2020

Hormone replacement's "Ah-Ha!" moment

Roughly two years ago, Dr. Sarrel brought to my attention a research study published in JAMA looking at long term health effects in women who did, or did not, receive estrogen ... This sample of women was a subgroup of the larger population enrolled into
September 2020

How the VA can help our female veterans

11% in prior eras," said Sally Haskell, MD, Acting Director of Comprehensive Women's Health, at the VA Central Office. ... Fihn S. Washington D.C.: Women's Health Conference; Women's Health: A Research Priority in VA.
September 2020

Gardasil is good

Types 6 and 11 cause most genital warts, and while warts don't lead to cancer, they are certainly a public health problem. ... It is simply a collection of people's stories and health officials try to follow up on them to see if they have any merit.
September 2020

Employer exemptions can create gaps in preventive services

services. A 2011 report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) offered an evidence-based review of preventive services that are important to women's health and well-being and recommended which ... As a result of the women's preventive health benefit in the
September 2014

QD: News Every Day--Statins cleared on cognition and cancer, but cataracts a concern

Finally, the Women’s Health Initiative investigated the relationship between statins and diabetes, and while it had some limitations, it reported an association between statins and diabetes.
September 2020

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