Labor Day

New evidence and guidelines for laboring women: Women who are considered to have low-risk pregnancies should be allowed to spend more time in labor, to reduce the risk of having an unnecessary C-section. Continue reading

Had a FIT lately?

Nauseated by the thought of a colonoscopy prep? Colorectal cancer screening is not for the weary. Good news! There’s a new method of screening (FIT) that doesn’t require the traditional quality time in the bathroom (or day off work). Continue reading

Don’t make me laugh

Millions of women, of all ages, are affected by urinary incontinence. And yet, more than half of us suffer silently. Healthcare providers aren’t asking, and we’re not telling.

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What’s in a number?

The latest guidelines for hypertension are out, and they are causing a very public disagreement among medical experts about who should be treated for high blood pressure.

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