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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...
The American Medical Association strongly objects to the Trump administration's plan to withhold federal family planning funding from Planned Parenthood and other entities

AMA Opposes Proposed Cuts, Gag Orders for Reproductive Health

Cuts to Title X would limit poor, uninsured women's access to reproductive health care
Health care organizations have come out against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' proposed rule that amends regulations governing the Title X of the Public Health Service Act

ACOG, Others Come Out Against Proposed Rule on Title-X

Organizations representing over 700,000 providers oppose efforts to limit Title-X program
Proposed regulations restrict providers' ability to deliver unbiased patient care for individuals wanting to know about or undergo abortion

Regulations Restrict Providers’ Ability to Offer Info on Abortions

And, HHS regulations mandate physical, financial separation between Title X activities, abortions
Medical institutions and organizations need to ensure there are proactive interventions to transform the workplace in order to address sexual harassment and discrimination

Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment

Proactive approach needed; should include interactive programs to get people talking
Women of reproductive age are often unaware of their hospital's religious affiliation

Women Often Unaware of Their Hospital’s Religious Affiliation

Authors say findings have implications for reproductive health care decisions
Most women undergoing elective egg freezing are without partners

Most Women Who Freeze Eggs Motivated by Lack of Partner

Planning a career was the least common pathway to elective egg freezing

June 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 June 2018. This roundup...
For women

VTE Linked to Acute Decline in Physical Function in Women

Greater difference in physical decline for women specifically reporting pulmonary embolism