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Menopausal hormone therapy for chronic conditions: USPSTF's final recommendation

Menopausal hormone therapy for chronic conditions: USPSTF's final recommendation

The USPSTF has updated its recommendations on the use of menopausal hormone therapy for the primary prevention of chronic conditions.

ADHD medication in pregnancy linked to few absolute increased risks

Women with significant attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder do not need to stop treatment during pregnancy.

Prenatal ADHD treatment linked to neonatal morbidity

Treatment with ADHD medication during pregnancy was associated with a higher risk for neonatal morbidity, especially central nervous system-related disorders such as seizures.

Opinion

Treating premenopausal women with fibroids and dysmenorrhea

The standard treatment option for premenopausal women who do not wish to get pregnant is hysterectomy.

Teen pregnancy prevention program

The program strives to modify teen attitudes toward sexuality and bring about life-changing behavior.

Reconciling birth plans with reality

Patients who have birth plans should be prepared to make concessions to ensure the safety of their newborn.

Features

Breast cancer screening: a review of current mammography guidelines

Breast cancer screening: a review of current mammography guidelines

Consensus regarding mammography screening varies, and conflicting guidelines from medical organizations can cause confusion for patients and providers.

Birth control leads to a blood clot

Birth control leads to a blood clot

A patient presents with chest pain 6 weeks after beginning use of a contraceptive device.

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