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Broken Heart Syndrome on the Rise, Especially in Older Women

Cases of Broken Heart syndrome have been increasing, especially among women 50 and older, according to a study published recently by the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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.

Managing postmenopausal dyspareunia: An update

Many women experiencing postmenopausal dyspareunia do not mention it at routine office visits. In this article, the author guides women’s healthcare providers in starting...

H.E.R. Hub is now live!

It is my pleasure to announce the launch of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) new and innovative online website...

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...

Longer estrogen exposure improves cognitive function

According to findings from a new study, longer duration of endogenous estrogen exposure (EEE)may positively affect cognitive status in late life. The new study from The...

Do alternative therapies help with menopause?

A recent study examined the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to help women as they transition into menopause. These CAM therapies included...