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Are antiepileptics safe during pregnancy?

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Could my favorite cocktail give me more than alcohol poisoning?

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CMS policy spurs outpatient knee replacement

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Adams confirmed as surgeon general

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Physician must stop marketing 3-parent baby technique

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New in Women's Health

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Intern Med
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Gestational diabetes is associated with future CVD risk

Obstetrical history is important in assessing future health risks and should be part of the medical record.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet Oncol
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Breast cancer: MAF status predicts bisphosphonate DFS benefit

Results of the phase 3 AZURE trial.

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Epidemiol
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Immune-related conditions increase GBS risk for women

A longitudinal cohort study among more than 1.1 million parous women.

  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Intern Med
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NHANES: risk for HPV-related oral cancer soars in US men

One in 9 men have HPV, highlighting need for screening and counseling.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer Med
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Breast cancer: weight gain during adjuvant chemotherapy does not affect survival

Patients need not be advised to avoid weight gain during chemotherapy.

  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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First-trimester medical abortion: practices in the US and Canada

Reducing barriers should include reducing in-person visits, increasing availability of medication abortions.

  • Clinical Essentials from Breast
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Breast cancer: 10-y lymphedema rate tops 40%

Study identifies risk factors.

  • Clinical Essentials from J Physiol
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Get off your back to sleep in late pregnancy

Left-side versus supine sleeping affects fetal heart rate.

  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet HIV
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Single-tablet HIV regimen hits safety, efficacy targets

48-wk data from the phase 3 EMERALD trial.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev
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PIM prevalence increases after lung/colon cancer diagnoses

Prevalence of potentially inappropriate medication use increases after lung/colon cancer diagnosis.

  • Clinical Essentials from Fertil Steril
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Sugary drinks may reduce fertility during IVF cycles

Caffeine and diet soda do not appear to have the same effect on fertility in women undergoing IVF.

  • Clinical Essentials from FDA Newsroom
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FDA approves first Zika test for blood donations

The nucleic acid test has demonstrated over 99% specificity for ZIKV.

  • Clinical Essentials from Open Forum Infect Dis
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Majority of chlamydia cases concordant in heterosexual couples

Counseling, diagnosis, and treatment of both partners recommended to reduce chlamydia transmission.

  • Clinical Essentials from Cancer Causes Control
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Study nixes link between sedentary time, postmenopausal breast cancer

Results of the Women's Health Initiative.