An essential part of delivering critical preventive services to youth includes discussing confidentiality and private time (without a parent in the room) between adolescents and young adults and their healthcare provider to build trust and promote optimal health and well-being.
In a just-published study, researchers used data from a nationwide survey to understand the relationships among intention about pregnancy, attitude toward a hypothetical pregnancy, and contraceptive use for women who are at risk for unintended pregnancy.
The Trump administration has made good on a number of promises to roll back reproductive rights. As clinicians, we need to fight back to ensure access for our patients to essential services. This article seeks to document where we stand as of summer 2017, and present opportunities for engagement.
The endocrine-disrupting chemicals diphenyl-dichloroethene and phthalates appear to contribute substantially to the incidence of the most common reproductive disorders in women, endometriosis and fibroids, and lead to total costs of 1.5 billion euros in the European Union.
Epilepsy is common, affecting 2.2 million Americans, of which approximately half are women of reproductive age.1 The Association of Reproductive Health Professionals has just released a webinar, “Women with Nerve: Providing Reproductive Health Care for Women with Epilepsy,” to help providers review evidence-based information on the subject.