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Rapid Changes to Health System Spurred by COVID Might Be Here to Stay
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Rapid Changes to Health System Spurred by COVID Might Be Here to Stay

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced sudden major changes to the nation’s health care system that are unlikely to be reversed.

How to Protect Yourself Against Medical Errors
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How to Protect Yourself Against Medical Errors

Medical professionals are human, and medical errors occur. But there are many steps you can take to protect yourself against medical errors.

We All Trust Nurses, Now Let’s Support Them
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We All Trust Nurses, Now Let’s Support Them

As a maternal-fetal medicine nurse, the recent finding that nurses are America’s most trusted profession does not surprise me. So what do these statistics mean for women’s health and for health care more broadly?

Imaging the Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on the Brain
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Imaging the Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on the Brain

There's still much to learn about Alzheimer's disease and dementia, but imaging techniques can help determine whether women using hormone therapies during the menopausal transition are receiving any brain benefits.

Exclusive: Nearly 600 — And Counting — U.S. Health Workers Have Died of COVID-19
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Exclusive: Nearly 600 — And Counting — U.S. Health Workers Have Died of COVID-19

The tally includes doctors, nurses and paramedics, as well as crucial health care support staff such as hospital janitors, administrators and nursing home workers, who have put their own lives at risk during the pandemic to help care for others.

Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care
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Beyond Burnout: Docs Decry ‘Moral Injury’ From Financial Pressures Of Health Care

The excessive testing, Corl said, stemmed from a model of emergency care that forces doctors to practice "fast and loose medicine."

Passing the Baton: HealthyWomen Welcomes Christine Verini as Board Chair
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Passing the Baton: HealthyWomen Welcomes Christine Verini as Board Chair

This month, HealthyWomen welcomes Christine Verini as incoming board chair, salutes outgoing leader Tamar Thompson.

Why New Alzheimer's Guidelines Matter
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Why New Alzheimer's Guidelines Matter

The new staging system for Alzheimer's disease uses brain changes found via biomarkers before symptoms appear, as well as clinical symptoms, to diagnose the disease.

LIVE with HealthyWomen: Webinar Series
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LIVE with HealthyWomen: Webinar Series

HealthyWomen is hosting a series of webinars convening experts and advocates in women’s health together in live conversations to address concerns experienced and anticipated in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Call For FDA To Withdraw Preterm Birth Drug Divides Doctors and Insurers
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Call For FDA To Withdraw Preterm Birth Drug Divides Doctors and Insurers

Doctors fear that the only drug approved to prevent preterm birth, the nation’s leading cause of infant mortality and disability, will no longer be available to expectant mothers.

What You Need to Consider Before Making Health Care Decisions
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What You Need to Consider Before Making Health Care Decisions

When it's time to make important healthcare decisions, you need know all of your options before you choose your treatment.

Patients React Poorly When Docs Say 'No'
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Patients React Poorly When Docs Say 'No'

People have become demanding health care consumers, and they don't respond well when a doctor disagrees with them, a new study shows.