Articles of Interest

FERTILITY

AT LAST……an accurate representation of fertility over 35!!!

Women sometimes feel regret after electing to freeze their eggs

 

CONTRACEPTION

There are 17 different types of birth control — here’s how to pick the best one for you: Insider 1/2018

Birth Control and Breast Cancer Risks in Perspective: NYT 12/2017

An Excellent Video about IUD”s

Dr. Ottenheimer’s post in obgyn.net : Emergency Contraception: SHOULD be available to women and girls of all ages 

Dr. Ottenheimer’s post in obgyn.net  : IUDs are Safe and Effective: Why are we not offering them to teens and young adults?

Hobby Lobby is not just about a couple of restrictions on contraception NYT 7/27/2014

 

MENOPAUSE

Estrogen /hormone replacement therapy saves lives.. a reanalysis of the Womens Health Initiative.

Treating Menopausal Symptoms: NYT 2/10/2014

Menopausal Symptoms Last Longer Than We Thought!: NYT 2/17/2015

 

BREAST CANCER

An interesting reassessment of the diagnosis of breast cancer

Breast Cancer Screening Revisited….again

The Value of Mammograms….NYT 2/12/2014

Nipple Tatoos for Mastectomy patients: watch the video – amazing!!! – NYT 6/2/2014

Bilateral mastectomy does not increase survival: NYT 7/27/2014

 

HEALTHCARE POLICY AND INSURANCE

An excellent analysis of our healthcare system (7 minutes on youtube)

How the health exchanges work, sort of

Obamacare: there are tradeoffs

New England Journal October 17, 2013: High Deductible Plans

New England Journal October 17, 2013: Hidden Lab Costs

Kaiser Family Foundation March 27, 2014: How much assistance are people getting under the ACA

 

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

Labels like “alternative medicine” don’t matter. The science does. NYT 8/10/2015

An interesting perspective on alternative medicine: controversial but important

Supplements in question: NYT 2/6/2015

New York State targets supplements at major retailers for fraudulent labeling: NYT 2/3/2015


 

PCOS

Dr. Ottenheimer’s post in obgyn.net: PCOS  in adolescents

PCOS and dietary modification: role of cinnamon

 

OTHER COOL STUFF:

PUBIC HAIR GROOMING: NYT 6/29/2016

Pubic Hair Grooming and STD risk: The Guardian 12/2016

Privacy vs. health care for adolescents: NYT 4/15/2015

The dangers of vaccine denial: NYT 2/7/2015

The importance of feminine hygiene products for women living in poverty: NYT 1/28/2015

Post Partum Depression can affect any of us: NYT 6/17/2014

INFO ON THE MEASLES OUTBREAK: CDC 4/24/2014

Dr. Ottenheimer’s post in obgyn.net: E-Cigarettes and Marijuana

Why women avoid careers in math and science: NYT 12/12/13

Why do we pay for pills and not exercise?: NYT 12/11/13

 New York’s homeless children: AMAZING series of articles!!!!!!

ADHD: Drugs alone are not enough

Dr. Ottenheimer’s post in obgyn.net: Pediatric Vaginitis

Ask a gynecologist segment on xojane: “Should I put this in my Vagina??!!”

E-cigarettes: not so benign: NYT 3/4/2014

Vaccines and Autism: NYT 4/22/14 OP-ED

 

ABUSE /MENTAL HEALTH

The Hidden Health Effects of Sexual Harrassment: NBC 5/2018

Sexting and Teenagers: NYT 1/2017

Girls are facing a mental health crisis – and it’s not just because of Instagram: The Guardian 12/2017

Dr. Ottenheimer’s post in obgyn. net: Rape on Campus

New York Times April 16, 2014: Rape in College….shockingly common, rarely prosecuted properly.

Dr. Ottenheimer’s post in obgyn.net: Child Abuse: What OB/GYNs can do about it

Domestic Violence: more common than you think: NYT 3/8/2014

The Sexual Assault Crisis – TIME 5/26/2014