Content tagged with 'Reproductive Health/Contraception'
Emergency Departments Still Missing Signs of Pelvic Disease in Teens
HBNS STORY | June 13, 2013
Despite government efforts to expand diagnostic criteria for pelvic inflammatory disease, ER doctors are not identifying the condition any more often in adolescent girls, finds a new study in Journal of Adolescent Health.
Do You Need A Yearly Checkup?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Get Preventive Health Care
Getting a checkup periodically is a good step to staying healthy and developing a relationship with your physician.
Over-the-Counter Test for Vaginal Infection Just as Good as the Doctor’s
HBNS STORY | April 17, 2012
For women with symptoms of the most common vaginal infection, a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health finds that an over-the-counter diagnostic test may be just as accurate as having a test performed by a clinician.
Doctors in U.S. Overuse Pap Smears
HBNS STORY | March 20, 2012
A new study finds U.S. physicians are performing Pap smears far more often than needed to prevent cervical cancer.
Bisexual, Lesbian Women Less Likely to Get Pap Tests
HBNS STORY | June 7, 2011
A new study finds that young bisexual and lesbian women are less likely to get Pap tests than straight women, while young bisexual women face a higher risk of being diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases.
Safer-Sex Ed for Women Increases Condom Use, Might Reduce Partners
HBNS STORY | April 12, 2011
Teaching young women how to prevent sexually transmitted infections increases condom use and might reduce their number of sexual partners, but do programs reduce disease rates?
Hmong-American Women Far Less Likely to Get Pap Test
HBNS STORY | August 5, 2010
Hormonal Contraceptives Have Mixed Success Among Overweight Women
HBNS STORY | July 8, 2010
Study: HPV May Not Act Like Other STDs
HBNS STORY | March 23, 2010
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Jessie Gruman | June 19, 2013
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Trudy Lieberman | June 18, 2013
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Heather Thiessen | June 17, 2013
|Father Knows Best
Red Maxwell | June 14, 2013
|Traditional Research Leaves Out a Critical Stakeholder: Patients
Leana Wen | June 13, 2013