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  • January 16, 2019 4:19 PM | Anonymous

    January 16, 2019, MedPage Today  

    Clinicians should offer medications that may reduce the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women who are at high risk for breast cancer, but these medications should not be routinely offered for women who are not at increased risk, according to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). 

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  • January 16, 2019 4:12 PM | Anonymous

    January 16, 2019, HealthDay News 

    Rowan T. Chlebowski, MD, PhD, from the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California, and colleagues examined the correlations between persistent VMS and breast cancer incidence and mortality. Data were included from a sample of 25,499 postmenopausal women aged 50 to 79 years in the Women's Health Initiative without current/former menopausal hormone therapy use. 

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  • January 14, 2019 9:40 AM | Anonymous

    January 14, 2019, MedPage Today OB/GYN Update 

    Lifetime fertility rates in the U.S. varied widely by state and racial/ethnic group, and only two states had a total fertility rate above the level required to sustain a population, researchers found. 

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  • January 14, 2019 9:38 AM | Anonymous

    January 14, 2019, MedPage Today OB/GYN Update 

    All pregnant women should be screened for hepatitis B (HBV) at their first prenatal visit in order to avoid transmitting the disease to their newborns, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) reaffirmed.

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  • January 14, 2019 9:34 AM | Anonymous

    January 14, 2019, MedPage Today OB/GYN Update  

    Women who used valproate for seizure control during pregnancy had an increased risk of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in their children, a population-based study in Denmark found. 

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  • January 14, 2019 9:32 AM | Anonymous

    January 14, 2019, MedPage Today OB/GYN Update 

    Adverse birth outcomes were more common in infants born to women with the flu, specifically influenza A(H1N1)pdm09, during pregnancy in the 2009 pandemic year, researchers found. 

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  • January 14, 2019 8:29 AM | Anonymous

    January 14, 2019, AAPA Medical Watch 

    See all the details on the only national PA conference, May 18-22, in Denver. It's your first look at this year's schedule, special events, CME, workshops, and more. Start planning your experience and add your favorite events to your conference scheduler. Not registered yet? You can still get Early Bird rates — and $200 off registration — when you register and book your room in the official AAPA hotel block.

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  • January 10, 2019 9:05 AM | Anonymous

    January 10, 2019, Medscape 

    When it comes to tracking cervical cancer screening rates, studies have shown that patient self-reporting can often paint an overly optimistic picture of compliance. However, a review of medical records in a cohort of 47,000 women in the Rochester Epidemiology Project (REP) database (women residing in Olmsted County, Minnesota) indicates that Pap test screening rates could be even worse than previously thought and are "unacceptably low," particularly in the youngest women. 

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  • January 09, 2019 4:28 PM | Anonymous

    January 9, 2019, Infectious Diseases in Children  

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has released a draft recommendation that pregnant women be screened for hepatitis B virus infection at the first prenatal visit to prevent infection in newborns. 

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  • January 09, 2019 4:26 PM | Anonymous

    January 9, 2019, Endocrine Today  

    Swedish women with Addison's disease are more likely to develop ischemic heart disease than healthy adults or men with the condition, whereas both men and women with the disease were more likely to die of a coronary event vs. healthy controls, study data show.  

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