Obstetrics & Gynecology

What public health really needs is a 90’s-style gangsta rap about…vegetables.

The following was pulled from PW partner ZDoggMD at http://zdoggmd.com/vegetables.  “What public health really needs is a 90’s-style gangsta rap about…vegetables. At least, that was the premise driving this collaboration with

Postpartum Depressive Symptoms Fell in 2004 to 2012

Prevalence highest among new mothers age ≤19, 20 to 24 years; unmarried mothers; postpartum smokers

Perfecting the Post-Visit Procedure | Medical Blog

After-visit calls aren’t working; what can be done instead? Right outside of my office door is one of the workstations where our medical technicians perform one of

Stronger Malpractice Laws Don’t Reduce Complications | Medical Blog

A study of over 890,000 Medicare beneficiaries shows that states with malpractice environments unfavorable to physicians do not see improved postoperative outcomes for 11 different types of

Women with Early Periods at Increased Risk of Early or Premature Menopause | News Brief

A large international study has linked early puberty and childlessness with an increased risk of early menopause. A study from the University of Queensland found women who

Burnout & Satisfaction: Examining Trends | Feature

Burnout has been defined as a syndrome of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and feelings of ineffectiveness. “Burnout has profound implications for physicians, patients, and their families,” says Colin

Improving Lifestyles, One Patient at a Time | Feature

I’m sure a lot of people received health-related presents this past holiday season. But will they make us healthier? How many Fitbits are gathering dust, uncharged? How

Maternal Blood Pressure Before Pregnancy May be Related to Babies’ Sex | Feature

American Journal of Hypertension suggests blood pressure could determine if you will have a boy or girl. The possibility of predicting the sex of the baby in

Infographic: Best & Worst Cities for an Active Lifestyle | Feature

With “lose weight and get fit” being both the most popular and most commonly broken New Year’s resolution, and the level of inactivity among Americans aged 6

For the first time, researchers identify key proteins that may make Zika so deadly | Feature

Until it burst onto the scene earlier this year, Zika was an obscure, little-known virus. As a result, scientists know little about how it works. Over the

Video CME/CE: Understanding the Righteous Mind – With ZDoggMD | Feature

This video was presented on December 12, 2016 as a Facebook Livecast CME/CE course hosted by Zubin Damania, MD

Physician’s Weekly, LLC, Announces Partnership to Create First-Ever Facebook CME/CE | Feature

Basking Ridge, NJ; (November 13, 2016) – Physician’s Weekly announces the launch of the first-ever CME/CE Facebook Livecast on December 13 in collaboration with Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Putting People at the Heart of Healthcare | Feature

Putting people at the center of healthcare may seem intuitive, but it’s an approach that has not been widely practiced in the medical community. Instead, we clinicians

Paper offers insight on targeting antidepressant-induced female sexual dysfunction | Feature

One in 6 women in the U.S. takes antidepressants to improve her well-being, but what is she to do when the medication that is meant to help

Zika and glaucoma linked for first time in new study | Feature

A team of researchers in Brazil and at the Yale School of Public Health has published the first report demonstrating that the Zika virus can cause glaucoma

Lung Function Decline Accelerates in Menopausal Women | Feature

Menopausal women appear to experience an accelerated decline in lung function, according to new research published online ahead of print in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal

Dapivirine Vaginal Ring Can Help Prevent HIV-1 Infection | Feature

Findings among healthy, sexually active women from South Africa and Uganda

Should patients bail out when their doctor is burned out? | Feature

Google “physician burnout epidemic,” and you will find quite a few articles and blog posts on the subject. By all accounts, physician burnout is getting worse. Causes

Zika Infection May Affect Adult Brain Cells, Suggesting Risk May Not Be Limited to Pregnant Women | Feature

Concerns over the Zika virus have focused on pregnant women due to mounting evidence that it causes brain abnormalities in developing fetuses. However, new research in mice

New method for predicting congenital cytomegalovirus infection during the prenatal period | Feature

Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection can cause serious complications such as hearing difficulties and mental retardation in affected infants. A Japanese research team has discovered a new method

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