ACP has issued guidance in several areas of women's health over the past year, including pelvic exams, cervical cancer screening, and breast cancer screening. ... recommendations, such as that against annual pelvic screening exams in asymptomatic, average
Photo by BananaStock. Then, at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, the same researchers released a reanalysis of data from the Women's Health Initiative ... She pointed to the WHI's finding of a 20% decrease in hip
Bauman, medical director for women's health and community relations at Integris Health Inc. ... in Oklahoma City, and a spokesperson for the AHA's “Go Red for Women” initiative, which focuses on fighting heart disease in women.
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Many of these women are also obese, so anything that's unusual just gets written off to their obesity.”. ... an internist and director of the Iris Cantor Women's Health Center in New York City.
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
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Stacey Butterfield takes a look at the state of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) 10 years after the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial was halted. ... In addition, clinicians and researchers continue to debate the relevance of the WHI trial to
They look to us to advocate for women's health rights and mitigate against the greatest health threat of the 21st century, global climate change. ... We are master diagnosticians in addition to practicing disease prevention and population health.
An analysis of the safety, efficacy and side effects of hormone therapy was prompted by data from the Women's Health Initiative that demonstrated links between hormone therapy and cardiovascular risk, ... Such a determination will require long-term follow