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PHYSICIAN & WOMEN'S HEALTH NEWS
HHS Grants for better integration of HIV services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Health and Human Services Department announces the availability of $11 million to better integrate HIV services into community health centers.
The physical exam as refuge
The New York Times
In the last few years the physical exam has taken on an important role again, though as a slightly different medical tool.
By Danielle Ofri
Evidence-based medicine is a complicated issue. Meant to ensure more rigorous and consistent science in decision-making, it often induces more confusion than clarity.
Bad medicine — How a political agenda is undermining women's health care
National Partnership for Women & Families
A new report from the National Partnership for Women & Families
Letrozole versus Clomiphene for Infertility in the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
The New England Journal of Medicine
Clomiphene is the current preferred infertility treatment in women with PCOS, but aromatase inhibitors, including letrozole, might result in better pregnancy outcomes.
A contraceptive implant with remote control
MIT Technology Review
A new candidate for contraception is now on the horizon: a wireless implant that can be turned on and off with a remote control and that is designed to last up to 16 years.
Determinants of uptake of influenza vaccination among pregnant women
A new study shows that although pregnant women have the highest priority for flu vaccinations, doctors often do not recommend them.
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