Primary Care

Women’s Healthcare Editor-in-Chief, Beth Kelsey, takes a couple of minutes to talk about the role of women’s health nurse practitioners and primary care. In this video, she explains how women’s health nurse practitioners can provide care for common non-gynecologic health problems as part of clinical practice. Find resources here.

From the Journal

PTSD Awareness Month

Editor-in-chief’s message, June 2023

Dear Colleagues, Beth Kelsey, Editor-in-Chief June is posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) awareness month. My editor’s message for this issue is…
Emergency contraception update

Emergency Contraception Update

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

Hidradenitis suppurativa

What is hidradenitis suppurativa?

Evidence shows that the mean delay in diagnosis for HS was more than 10 years and more than 60% of patients had visited a healthcare provider more than five times before receiving a formal diagnosis.


Irritable Bowel Syndrome

IBS is a very important healthcare concern given its high prevalence, the effects it has on health-related quality of life.


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.

Intimate Partner Violence IPV

Intimate Partner Violence

Despite the recommendations of USPSTF, WPSI, and other professional organizations, routine screening and intervention for IPV is not a widespread practice in healthcare settings.

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.

COVID-19 vaccine in researcher hands, female doctor holds syringe and bottle with vaccine for coronavirus cure. Concept of corona virus treatment, injection, shot and clinical trial during pandemic.

Understanding Covid-19 vaccines

This Covid-19 update provides information to help healthcare providers allay some of the fears surrounding vaccination and answer the questions patients are asking.


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.


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