Letter to the Editor: Issue with article title, "Progestogen-only pill for emergency contraception”

August 04, 2021

A reader writes in to discuss an issue with an article published on June 15, 2021, titled "Progestogen-only pill for emergency contraception."

This week on Contemporary OB/GYN®: August 2 to August 6
Breast cancer and cervical cancer screenings on the decline
Updated CDC guidelines on treating sexually transmitted infections
ACOG and SMFM recommend COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant individuals

Oral contraceptive use during adolescence has small but meaningful link to future depression

July 29, 2021

Adolescent oral contraceptive use is associated with a small yet meaningful increased risk of experiencing an episode of major depressive disorder (MDD) in early adulthood, especially among women with no history of MDD in adolescence.

Lower risk of peripheral arterial disease linked to certain dietary eating patterns

July 27, 2021

The management of diabetes is multifaceted, often requiring the collaboration of a multidisciplinary team of providers. While sexual side effects of diabetes are not commonly discussed during patient visits, there is a correlation between the presence of diabetes and frequent sexual dysfunction in women.

Medicare closes gaps in racial and ethnic health care disparities

July 27, 2021

A cross-sectional study in JAMA Internal Medicine has found that entry to Medicare increases coverage rates, access to care, and self-reported health, and it also closes gaps in access and health between racial and ethnic groups.