Search results for "Women's Health"
Updated resources on women's health now available from the Women's Preventive Services Initiative
Resources include the 2021 Well-Woman Chart, a comprehensive tool for clinicians providing well-woman care that summarizes preventive services recommendations based on age, health status, and risk factors.
6 Apr 2021
Weighing options for mid-life women
Talking about diet and exercise habits in mid-life can help guard against incremental weight gain.
1 Feb 2023
Updated patient resources on women's health now available from WPSI
Resources include patient-focused information about the importance of preventive health care, Women's Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI) recommendations, and sample scripts for patients.
16 Jun 2020
What Dobbs might mean for medicine
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization has far-reaching implications for both patients and physicians.
1 Sep 2022
ACP observes National Women's Health Week
ACP is a national supporter for the official National Women's Health Week organized by the Office on Women's Health.
15 May 2018
ACP calls for policies to protect reproductive health care
New recommendations in a policy brief oppose government restrictions that would erode equitable access to reproductive health care services, including family planning, sexual health information, the full range of medically accepted forms of contraception, and abortion.
28 Feb 2023
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
News on booster doses and omicron, COVID-19 and women's health, outpatient treatments
Recipients of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are now eligible for boosters at five months, the CDC released additional data on vaccine safety in pregnancy, a study found a short-term association between COVID-19 vaccination and menstrual changes, and new outpatient treatments were authorized.
11 Jan 2022
Women's health groups recommend screening all women for urinary incontinence annually
Given the prevalence of urinary incontinence, that women do not volunteer symptoms, and the multiple and frequently changing risk factors associated with incontinence, annual testing is reasonable, a clinical guideline concluded.
14 Aug 2018
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