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BRCA and beyond: The contribution of genetics to breast and gynecologic cancers (Part 2)

Faculty Kate McReynolds, APRN, MSc, MSN, ANP-BC, AGN-BC, is a Genetic Nurse Practitioner at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Intended audience This continuing education (CE) activity...

Practical strategies for the diagnosis and management of binge eating disorder

Binge eating disorder (BED), now included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5),1 is defined as follows: Recurrent and...

Assessment and management of patients with obesity

Obesity is a disease, not a condition resulting from ill-advised behavioral choices. 1 After all, obesity meets the essential criteria of a disease: It...

Individualizing contraception

Contraceptive counseling: Why is it so important? The disconnect between two seemingly contradictory facts— effective contraception is widely available, but almost half of pregnancies in...

Evaluation of women with infertility

Before reading the article, click here to take the pretest. Key words: infertility, infertility evaluation, ovulatory dysfunction, ovarian reserve, tubal patency Advanced practice nurses (APNs) may be the...