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”
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.
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
job. The immediate prompt for this column is aexamining the long-term (i.e., 18 years) outcomes in the nearly 30,000 women randomized in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) ... The form of hormone replacement studied in both HERS and WHI is one which
There is a din of shrill protestations that the company is against contraception and women, which is a complete falsehood. ... Keep in mind that the Supreme Court decision affects only closely held, for-profit companies, which affects only a small
A recent randomized controlled trial conducted by Dr. Sawaya and his research group tested the effect of receiving the ACP versus ACOG recommendations on women's desire for a routine pelvic ... Q: What might primary care's well-women exam look like in
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
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