Apgar scores and gestational age as predictors for neonatal death

July 30, 2020

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine investigated the joint effect of gestational age and Apgar scores on the risks of neonatal death.

Menopausal hormone therapy and mortality in breast cancer survivors

July 30, 2020

A study from the Long Island Breast Cancer Study Project (LIBCSP) investigated the association between menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) and mortality outcomes among breast cancer survivors.

Supportive care underutilized by breast cancer survivors

July 29, 2020

New research shows that, when seeking treatment for cancer-related fatigue, breast cancer survivors underutilize recommendations.

Racial disparities in healthcare impact post-surgery outcomes

July 29, 2020

A new report in Pediatrics investigated whether black children were likely to have more complications and greater mortality following surgery than their white peers.

Pap Talk S2E1: Dr. Washington Hill: racial justice and health equity in ob/gyn

July 29, 2020

This episode of Pap Talk by Contemporary OB/GYN features an interview with Dr. Washington Hill, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist in Sarasota, Fla.

US Government acquires first 100 million doses of Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine candidate

July 28, 2020

The U.S. government had entered into an agreement with Pfizer and BioNTech to acquire the first 100 million doses of a potential COVID-19 vaccine.

Structural racism and health disparities in America

July 28, 2020

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist Dr. Washington Hill shares his perspective with Senior Editor Angie DeRosa on the existence and impact of structural racism in America's healthcare system.

New information to improve LARC access in teens

July 28, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new information to improve long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) access for teenagers.

Live Webinar: Race for a COVID-19 vaccine

July 28, 2020

This Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 6 p.m. EDT, join us for a 1-hour live webinar as experts in infectious disease, virology, and vaccinology break down the top vaccine candidates, key findings from the latest clinical trials, and discuss ways to overcome the logistical hurdles of a vaccine rollout amid a global pandemic.

Individuals with type 2 diabetes with extreme sleep duration may be at higher risk of death

July 27, 2020

A new study from Diabetologia found that adults with type 2 diabetes with extreme sleep duration may be at a higher risk of death than adults without type 2 diabetes.