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Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2019

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) 2019 is Sunday, March 10. This year marks the 14th annual observation. The event is spearheaded by the Office on Women’s Health, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services. #DYK? All women are at risk for #HIV ????????‍????????????‍????????????????????‍♀️????????‍????????????, but some are more at… Read More »

Preventing postpartum depression: Start with women at greatest risk

January 30, 2019 from ObGynNews The last decade has brought appropriate attention to the high prevalence of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, with postpartum depression (PPD) constituting the most common complication in modern obstetrics. There have been very substantial efforts in more than 40 states in the United States to enhance screening for PPD and… Read More »