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Should a doctor prescribe a drug that is not approved by the FDA?

effects. It’s unclear who had initially prescribed the drug, but various online lactation support forums discuss it as an option for women who have trouble with lactation. ... production in lactating women and is also not approved in the U.S.
May 2019

FDA reports on association of breast implants and a rare form of lymphoma

In women who don't have implants, ALCL is an infrequent tumor, affecting approximately 1 in 500, 000 women is the U.S. ... She shares her ideas on education, ethics in medicine, health care news and culture.
May 2019

Caring for veterans outside the VA system

But the complex physical and mental health needs of these men and women might not be fully addressed or could be missed entirely if their doctors don't know about their ... FACP, associate chief of staff for women's health at the Oklahoma City VA Health
July 2017

Can we have an informed discussion about health care reform?

The quote at the top of the women's health care portion of the site (reproduced as a picture below in case the site changes) lays bare how badly people misunderstand ... Carrying this woman's logic to an extreme, does she now no longer support paying for
May 2019

Review points to the need for better ways to advise women and detect breast cancer

And you might, if you are following this blog, wonder why I remain convinced that mammography, when done right, has the potential to save many women’s lives and, what’s ... women, that mammography’s effectiveness has been, again, disproved.
May 2019

Merger memories and abiding realities

improve payments and reduce unnecessary regulations, as well as ACP's tradition of advancing evidence-based policies to improve patients' health by expanding coverage, reducing health care disparities, and addressing other ... Our “patients first”
July 2018

Many women who don't need Pap tests are still getting them

It's hard to know what's behind this behavior. These women can't benefit from the tests they're undergoing. ... Another possible explanation is that some of the women surveyed are simply wrong.
May 2019

Part-time women in medicine: Are they pulling their weight?

In the past several decades women have made significant gains toward equal status in medicine. ... Findings include:. --Women may spend more time with their patients. --Women have different communication styles.
May 2019

Preventing cervical cancer in Tanzania

It turns out I was wrong: health care workers were enthusiastic and attended the trainings and women lined up for testing. ... At any one time, I've read, 10% of women will have HPV infections.
May 2019

Considering the risks and benefits of birth control options

I'm a big fan of oral contraceptives. They contributed to women's liberation by giving us a reliable method of planning, delaying, or avoiding pregnancy. ... Better Health's mission is to support and promote health care professional bloggers, provide
May 2019

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