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Providing long-term contraception

As the popularity of long-acting reversible contraceptives continues to increase, so does the need for incorporation of placement procedures and contraceptive counseling into primary care and resident education.
1 May 2022

Intimate partner violence: An epidemic hiding in plain sight

Despite a recommendation to screen for intimate partner violence and the many tools available to physicians, barriers to implementation remain.
1 Nov 2022

New guideline targets preventing obesity in midlife women

A guideline from the Women's Preventive Services Initiative recommends physicians counsel women ages 40 to 60 years about healthy eating and physical activity to maintain weight or prevent weight gain.
2 Aug 2022

ACP congratulates recent AMA election winners

Sandra A. Fryhofer, MD, MACP, was recently re-elected to the American Medical Association (AMA) Board of Trustees, and Suja Mathew, MD, FACP, was elected to the AMA Council on Medical Education.
28 Jun 2022

ACP policies target inequity to improve health

We must be intentional in our efforts to address the needs of individuals experiencing health care disparities and inequities based on social drivers of health.
1 Sep 2022

Traumatic fractures associated with subsequent fracture risk in postmenopausal women

Data from the Women's Health Initiative suggest that either a high-trauma or low-trauma fracture warrants evaluation for osteoporosis and counseling about fracture risk.
15 Jun 2021

Telemedicine takes hold in medical education

This issue outlines teaching telemedicine, ways to diagnose and manage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and disparities experienced by women in medicine.
1 Sep 2022

Public comment period open for Women's Preventive Services Initiative

The comment period for several new topics—counseling for sexually transmitted infections, well-woman preventive services, and breastfeeding services and supplies—is Aug. 20 to Sept. 17, 2021.
31 Aug 2021

Chapter awardees named

Chapters honor Members, Fellows, and Masters of ACP who have demonstrated by their example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research, or service to their community, their chapter, and ACP.
1 Feb 2022

USPSTF pulls back on recommendation of low-dose aspirin for primary prevention

In a draft recommendation statement, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) now recommends against initiating low-dose aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults ages 60 years or older and says use should be an individual decision in patients ages 40 to 59 years.
19 Oct 2021

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