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Tuesday, November 06, 2018
American women are more likely to die from preventable childbirth complications than women in other developed countries. A group of obstetricians says hospitals can do a lot to change this.
Friday, October 19, 2018
Two rules have forced closure of all but one Planned Parenthood center in the state. Abortion-rights supporters say it is an example of an "abortion desert" that could result if Roe is overturned.
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Black women are more likely to die from breast cancer than white women. One reason may be that they face economic and cultural barriers to taking the medications that can prevent recurrence.
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
In a small study of middle-aged women, a history of sexual assault and workplace harassment was linked to health problems like hypertension, sleeplessness and depression.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
A small study of teens who were conceived via assisted reproductive technology finds a significant number already have hypertension and premature "age-related changes" in their blood vessels.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
There's a lively debate going on in the medical community about physician burnout. Who has it? How bad is it? Is it even real?
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
As marijuana gains popularity among people 65 and older, geriatricians call for more research on how it affects elderly patients. Shifts in metabolism as we age can intensify any drug's side effects.
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
A prominent medical school has pulled back from electing students for a sought-after honor society, saying the award reinforces racial bias in medical education.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
As more doctors' offices give patients electronic access to their medical records, both patients and their physicians are asking: Exactly how much of your medical record should you get to see?
Saturday, August 18, 2018
In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer screening that its potential downsides. But overtesting comes with risks and costs of its own.