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Dr. Maryam Guiahi recently wrote The New York Times to explain that a hospital's failure to disclose religious affiliation harms patient outcomes.
How safe is vaginal estrogen for breast cancer patients? The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) endorsed the use of vaginal estrogen in breast cancer survivors, even though it contains a black box warning deterring cancer survivors from using it. University of Colorado Aschutz's, Dr. Santoro, weighs in with her opinions.
Dr. Stephanie Teal discussed recent Colorado legislation coupled with private grants positioning the state as a leader in teenage pregnancy prevention through the use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARCS). Last April, the Colorado legislature voted against continued allocation funding for the program.
“Young women weren’t the original market for IUDs, but we are trying to turn the paradigm on its head," said Dr. Teal. "Instead of having to do something every single day to stay non-pregnant, let’s just do one thing and make non-pregnant the default state. Young women’s lives are very complex. And trying to take a pill at the same time every day—forget about it."