Articles of Interest

 NY State podcast about Zika Virus July 2016

 

Pubic Hair Grooming Associated with Increased Incidence of STD’s: Guardian 12/13/2016

 

FERTILITY

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

 

CONTRACEPTION

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

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

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