Vol 66 No 6

June

Beyond the Pandemic: Articles and Resources for Self-Education

June 11, 2021

This list was compiled by Christine R. Isaacs, MD; and William M. Leininger, MD, as a supplement to their presentation from the 2021 American College for Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (ACSM), held virtually April 30-May 2.

New Mother's Thumb

June 09, 2021

The monikers “new mother’s thumb” or “mother’s wrist” stem from the increased incidence of this disorder seen during the third trimester of pregnancy and in the first few months after delivery, especially if breastfeeding.

What's New in Women's Health?

June 07, 2021

The pandemic put all of us into survival mode. As the slow recovery begins, doctors have been able to bring to light other health topics from which attention was diverted during this time. That is the nature of this month’s cover story.

Moving Beyond Checking the Box

June 07, 2021

Attention and accountability are the 2 “A’s” that drive change. It’s true in medicine, business, even family. If it is not monitored, it is not regarded as important nor will change be affected.

US Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Trends

May 18, 2021

Nearly a third of women in poor or fair health have been without health care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even more worrisome, only half of uninsured women have been to an ob/gyn provider over the past 3 years.

Genetic factors for reproductive aging and vasomotor symptoms

May 06, 2021

Genetic factors predictive of reproductive aging also are linked to vasomotor symptoms (VMS), indicative of VMS having a polygenic architecture, according to an analysis of the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN) Genomic Substudy.

Contraception for women with cardiovascular disease

April 21, 2021

Early and routine contraceptive counseling for all women of reproductive age with cardiovascular disease or cardiovascular risk factors is an essential component of comprehensive cardiovascular care, according to evidence-based recommendations of contraceptive options published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).