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Downward Trend Seen in Pelvic Exams Among Younger Women

June 26, 2019. 12:00 PM CDT. Non-Hispanic black women in 2015 to 2017 had highest receipt of a pelvic exam in previous 12 months Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Smoking Confers Greatest Risk for Major Heart Attack for Women

June 25, 2019 Relative risk between men and women highest at ages 50 to 64, but highest increase seen at ages 18 to 49

Cancer Survivors Have High Prevalence of Chronic Pain

June 25, 2019 Prevalence higher for those with less than high school education, low income, public insurance

Iron Intake May Not Improve Pregnancy Chances

June 25, 2019 Modest benefits seen from nonheme iron for women at risk for iron deficiency

Anxiety With Type 2 Diabetes Tied to High-Cost Health Care Use

June 24, 2019 Anxiety and type 2 diabetes related to frequent visits to ED, high costs but not total hospitalization costs

Drug Combo Slows Progression in Advanced Breast Cancer

June 24, 2019 Results seen for alpelisib plus fulvestrant in PIK3CA-mutated, HR+, HER2− advanced breast cancer

First States to Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump in Cancer Screening

June 21, 2019 States expanding Medicaid later had screening rates more comparable to nonexpansion states

T2DM Risk in Offspring Up With Maternal Overweight, Obesity

June 20, 2019 Offspring of women who are overweight or obese during pregnancy have higher risk for type 2 diabetes

Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic

June 20, 2019 Likelihood of working higher if symptoms less severe and on illness onset date versus subsequent days

Sharing Clinical Notes Engages Ob-Gyn Patients

June 20, 2019 Patients report positive feedback and provide clinically meaningful corrections

Elderly Women May Still Benefit From Osteoporosis Treatment

June 20, 2019 High hip fracture probability seen despite accounting for competing mortality risk

Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use

June 18, 2019 Outpatient use at 90 days was seen for 5.9 and 3.0 percent of patients with and without inpatient use

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Varies by Birthplace for Black Women

June 17, 2019 Prevalence of triple-negative breast cancer lower for Eastern African- versus U.S.-born black women

High Soy Intake May Cut Fracture Risk in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors

June 17, 2019 Findings seen among pre-/perimenopausal survivors of stage 0 to III breast cancer

Prenatal Antiepileptic Rx Exposure Ups Risk for Behavioral Issues

June 14, 2019 Findings seen among Dutch children exposed to one of four common antiepileptic drugs in utero

HIV Risk Does Not Differ With Three Contraceptive Methods

June 13, 2019 No significant difference seen with use of DMPA-IM, copper IUD device, levonorgestrel implant in African women