Well Woman

The truth about aspirin and statin prescription for CVD prevention

September 24, 2021

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of morbidity for women in the United States. Prior to the update in 2020, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, there had been no formal guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) specifically addressing CVD in women since 2011.

Texas Senate Bill 8 (SB 8): NOT just another anti-abortion bill

September 23, 2021

On May 19, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott signed Texas Senate Bill 8 (also known as the Fetal Heartbeat Bill) into law with the statement that this will save lives in the state of Texas. This law is recognized as the most restrictive anti-abortion regulation in the United States today.

Bringing sexual dysfunction into the conversation for women with diabetes

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.

Use of women's preventive health services during COVID-19

July 22, 2021

All categories of women’s preventive health services that required an in-person visit plummeted during the spring of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in comparison to 2019, but then rebounded to near 2019 levels by July 2020.