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Do Vitamins, Plants Help Uterine Fibroid Risk or Treatment?

A research team out of Poland recently undertook a comprehensive examination of published data to determine the role that vitamins and diet might play...

Emergency Contraception Update

Despite advances in contraception, rates of unintended pregnancy remain high in the United States. Emergency contraception is a safe and effective way to reduce this...

Menopause and Sleep Problems

Data shows that sleep disturbances increase in prevalence during the menopausal transition, with the most common complaint being nighttime awakenings. Take our quick three-question survey...

Quiz: Migraines and Hormones

Women are 2 to 3 times more likely than men to have migraines.  Decades ago, these were attributed to women’s inability to cope with...

Can Drug Errors Be Fixed With a Couple Keystrokes?

Can medication-dispensing errors be fixed by making you type in five letters instead of two or three? Since the RaDonda Vaught verdict, there has been an...

Study Links Infertility and Future Heart Failure Risk

There is a growing recognition that sex-specific and reproductive factors, including premature menopause and adverse pregnancy outcomes, increase risk of future cardiovascular disease. Now a...

Menopause Management Survey

How do you stay current with menopause information? Is it sufficient for your clinical and patient-education needs? Take our quick four-question survey.      

Can an iPad Screen a Patient Better Than You?

Asking a patient about depression, partner violence and fall risks can be uncomfortable for both the patient and the nurse. A study by Wake Forest...

$125 Million Grant Allows Penn to Offer Free NP Program (Video)

When Leonard A. Lauder goes to the doctor, he is frequently first seen by a nurse practitioner. "I am often first assessed by a nurse...

Menopause Symptoms in Your 30s and 40s?

A survey of more than 2,000 women found that many reported experiencing menopause-type symptoms in their late 30s and early 40s.

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Do Vitamins, Plants Help Uterine Fibroid Risk or Treatment?

A research team out of Poland recently undertook a comprehensive examination of published data to determine the role that vitamins and diet might play...