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Courage, sacrifice, and internal medicine—a year in review

ACP's president reflects on his year of tenure and shares his convocation speech from Internal Medicine Meeting 2017.
1 Apr 2017

New guidance issued on breast cancer screening, hormone therapy

Among other recommendations, screening mammography should be offered to women at average risk of breast cancer starting at age 40 years, and a shared decision-making process should be used to decide about the age to begin mammography screening.
27 Jun 2017

Gathering of medical women focuses on female health needs

Women's health differs from men's, both generally and in a number of specific conditions, including liver disease, kidney disease, and digestive and eating disorders, and physicians should take these differences into account in their daily practice.
1 May 2018

Ask the question to find sexual dysfunction

This issue also covers making time for cancer screening, improving immunization rates, and health care for immigrants.
1 Oct 2019

Daily aspirin more effective than alternate-day aspirin as primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, colon cancer in elderly women

Taking aspirin on alternate days is ineffective in preventing cancer or cardiovascular disease in most women, a new analysis of Women's Health Study data found. For many women 65 years of age or older, the benefits of daily aspirin for primary prevention of colon cancer and cardiovascular disease still outweigh the associated bleeding risk.
16 Dec 2014

Internist involvement crucial to easing early menopause

Assessments for the potential symptoms of menopause should begin when women are in their 40s and may be entering perimenopause.
1 Sep 2017

ACOG invites public comment on proposed definitions from April 2 to June 4

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is leading an initiative to standardize language used across organizations in the area of women's health care and is seeking feedback from interested stakeholders in an online Public Comment forum, April 2 to June 4.
22 Apr 2014

Biden's first 100 days are a matter of life and death for many

Instead of a honeymoon, President Joseph R. Biden Jr. will come into office on Jan. 20 with a country deeply divided by party, ideology, gender, race, education, and geography.
1 Jan 2021

SSRIs may be associated with increased fracture risk in middle-aged women without mental disorders

Women without mental illness who started SSRIs and a cohort of women who started H2 antagonists or proton-pump inhibitors (without SSRIs) were compared, with a main study outcome of hip, humerus, radius, or ulna fractures 1 or more days after starting therapy.
7 Jul 2015

Gender gap increases women's heart risks

Nearly half the time, the first clue a physician gets that a woman has heart disease is that she drops dead. Updated guidelines now dictate physicians should first screen for a woman's risk factors for heart disease by age 20.
1 Nov 2008

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