Emergency contraception update

Emergency Contraception Update

Despite increases in availability Emergency Contraception (EC) remains an underutilized method of pregnancy prevention.

Hypothyroidism in pregnancy

Thyroid disorders are fairly common in pregnancy, with the most common being hypothyroidism. Undiagnosed or inadequately treated hypothyroidism during pregnancy can have…

NPWH 2013 conference abstracts

By Aimee Chism Holland, DNP, WHNP-BC, FNP-BC, RD, NPWH Research Committee Chair This issue of Women’s Healthcare: A Clinical Journal…

NPWH 2014 conference abstracts

This issue of Women’s Healthcare: A Clinical Journal for NPs features abstracts presented at the 17th Annual NPWH Premier Women’s…

Osteoporosis and fracture prevention

Even when patients are diagnosed with increased fracture risk, many choose not to take medication because of concerns about rare risks that are often sensationalized in the media.

closeup of a young caucasian man with a simulated PrEP pill in his hand

PrEP for women: An update for healthcare providers

PrEP use among women has the potential to reduce new HIV infections by 61% (with ≥ 75% adherence), yet less than 10% of men and women who are “behaviorally indicated for PrEP” are utilizing this important prevention tool.

Type 2 diabetes in women

Type 2 diabetes in women of reproductive age

Reproductive-age women with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes can benefit from education that allows them to develop a reproductive life plan that will optimize future pregnancy outcomes.


Updates in Adult Female Acne

Acne vulgaris is one of the most commonly treated dermatologic diseases in adult females, but treatment selection and patient education should be tailored specifically to this population.

When the warrior is a woman

The number of women serving in the United States Armed Forces has increased rapidly over the past decade and a…