Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Today's Headlines is prepared daily to help keep you informed about news affecting women's health care and ob-gyn. This brief is derived from the four major national newspapers: The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal. Please note that the WSJ requires a paid subscription to access articles.
The New York Times
Not Talk About Sex"
Op-Ed: Why aren’t doctors promoting the lifesaving HPV vaccine?...Read more.
The Washington Post
"Exercising During Pregnancy"
Raul Artal, an author of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ guidelines on exercise during pregnancy, advises women to maintain their current level of training, whether it’s biking, running, or lifting...Read more.
"The Historic and Uneven Decline in Teen Births"
New evidence from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this morning points to the ongoing and significant drop in the US teen birth rate over the past 20-plus years...Read more.
"Health Care Data Breaches Have Hit 30M Patients and Counting"
Since federal reporting requirements kicked in, the US Department of Health and Human Services' database of major breach reports (those affecting 500 people or more) has tracked 944 incidents affecting personal information from about 30.1 million people...Read more.
"It's Time for a New Dialogue on Abortion"
Op-Ed: Slowly but surely, pro-life forces are chipping away at a woman’s freedom to control her reproductive rights...Read more.
"Teen Births: Most Are in the South and Southwest"
More teens are having babies in the South and Southwest while the fewest are in the Northeast, according to new state-by-state breakdowns of federal data out Wednesday...Read more.
*Disclaimer: ACOG does not endorse these articles, nor the views expressed in them.
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