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First targeted therapy for rare mutation of gastrointestinal stromal tumors

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced the approval of Blueprint Medicines Corporation’s avapritinib (Ayvakit) for the treatment of adult patients with...

The Parkinson’s Foundation launched first-ever Nurse Fellowship program

The Parkinson’s Foundation recently announced the launch of its new Parkinson’s Nurse Fellowship program in the U.S. The fellowship award will offer support up to...

Potential consideration for physicians regarding cannabis edibles

In early January 2020, the Canadian Medical Association Journal published a commentary from Drs. Jasleen Grewal and Lawrence Loh regarding potential concerns around the...

NPWH news & updates – December 2019

Message from the CEO You know what they say — go out with a bang! This year’s conference in Savannah certainly hit all the high...

Hypoactive sexual desire disorder: How do you identify it and treat...

Approximately 1 in 10 women has distressing low sex drive, otherwise known as hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). How do healthcare providers determine whether...

NPWH 2018 Conference Podium Presentation Abstracts

Editor's Note: 2019 conference presentations coming soon!  This issue of Women’s Healthcare: A Clinical Journal for NPs features the podium presentation abstracts that were introduced...

Editor-in-Chief’s Message | December 2019

Dear Colleagues, As we wrap up the year, I can say proudly that 2019 has been a great one for the journal and for NPWH....

2018 NPWH Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Workforce Demographics and Compensation Survey:...

The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH), in collaboration with the National Certification Corporation (NCC), completed its Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner...

Addressing women’s healthcare needs in the U.S. military

Greetings to all our readers from the Policy Chair and Treasurer-Elect of the NPWH Board of Directors. Before you read my first Policy &...

NPWH News and Updates

NPWH news & updates

Gay Johnson, CEO Message from the CEO For almost 23 years, I have had the joy of working for the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in...

Position Statement

Brain Health is Womenʼs Health

The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) supports collaborative action to establish brain health as a crucial aspect of women’s healthcare....

Editor-In-Chief's Message

Editor-in-Chief’s Message | December 2019

Dear Colleagues, As we wrap up the year, I can say proudly that 2019 has been a great one for the journal and for NPWH....

Supplement - Bacterial Vaginosis

Focus on sexual health | Bacterial vaginosis: Impact of sexual activity, implications for sexual...

Brooke M. Faught Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most prevalent vaginal infection. Although BV is not classified as a sexually transmitted infection, it is considered...

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Hypoactive sexual desire disorder: How do you identify it and treat...

Approximately 1 in 10 women has distressing low sex drive, otherwise known as hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). How do healthcare providers determine whether...
Woman taking oral contraception

Clinical management of dilemmas in contraception

In most cases, prescribing contraceptives and managing the care of women using them is straightforward. But sometimes, because of a woman’s health history or...