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Sexual harassment and sexual assault among midlife women are associated with poorer physical and mental health

Sexual Harassment, Assault Tied to Women’s Health Issues

Sexual harassment linked to higher BP, poorer sleep; assault linked to poorer mental health, sleep

September 2018 Briefing – OBGYN & Women’s Health

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in OBGYN & Women's Health for September 2018. This roundup...
Female soccer players exhibit more widespread evidence of microstructural white matter alteration than males

Heading a Soccer Ball Found to Be Riskier for Female Players

Female players show more widespread brain tissue changes than male players after repetitive heading
Despite decreases in overall heart failure incidence and mortality in ambulatory patients from 2009 to 2014

Mortality Rate From Heart Failure Higher in Women Than Men

From 2009 to 2014, rate of incident HF admissions after HF diagnosis fell in men, rose in women
Over the last two decades

Proportion of Female Authors Rising in Cardiology Literature

Over last two decades, increases in proportion of women as first authors, senior authors

August 2018 Briefing – OBGYN & Women’s Health

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in OBGYN & Women's Health for August 2018. This roundup...
One-third of women of reproductive age report better ability to access birth control and family planning services with Medicaid expansion coverage

Medicaid Expansion Ups Access to Family Planning Services

1 in 3 women of reproductive age report better ability to access birth control, family planning services
The Women's Preventive Services Initiative recommends annual urinary incontinence screening for women and referral for further evaluation and treatment if indicated

WPSI Recommends Annual Urinary Incontinence Screening

Due to limited evidence, other experts urge caution in implementing guideline for women
Women are underrepresented among physician first authors of perspective-type articles in prominent pediatric journals

Gender Gap for First Authors of Perspectives in Peds Journals

For perspective-type articles, 41.7 percent of physician first authors of known gender were women

July 2018 Briefing – OBGYN & Women’s Health

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in OBGYN & Women's Health for July 2018. This roundup...