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Strategies to decrease fat stigma in women’s health

"Fat stigma in Women's Health" will be a breakout session at the 24th Annual NPWH Premier Women's Health Conference Oct. 13 to 16. See article for registration details.

Management of bacterial vaginosis: Updated guidance from ACOG

Introduction In January 2020, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) published new guidelines on vaginitis in nonpregnant patients. These guidelines provide updated clinical...

Uterine fibroids: What you need to know

What are uterine fibroids? Uterine fibroids are firm, rubbery growths in the muscle of the uterus (womb). Uterine fibroids are almost always benign or not...

Improving assessment and management of fecal incontinence in women

In this article, the author discusses risk factors for and symptoms of fecal incontinence, initial assessment, conservative treatments, and indications for referral. Ultimately, the...

Estrogens and Their Metabolism

In earlier blogs, I’ve talked about what I learned as a compounding pharmacist about testosterone and progesterone… now it’s time to discuss the estrogens! When...

Update on perinatal anxiety disorders: Assessment and management

Routine assessment for perinatal anxiety disorders, using established diagnostic criteria and standardized tools, can facilitate early diagnosis, guide management, and optimize outcomes for pregnant...