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Emergency contraception update

Emergency Contraception Update

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

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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.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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

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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.

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Position Statement: Menstrual Equity

The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) asserts that all individuals who menstruate should have adequate access…
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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.

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Progestins in Combination Oral Contraceptives

Many factors come into play when making a COC selection. Among them are the patient’s clinical picture, preferences which may include noncontraceptive benefits, past experiences with hormonal contraception, availability, and cost.

Sex in the era of Covid-19

The current global focus remains on Covid-19. For most Americans, the new normal consists of social distancing measures, which introduces…
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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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