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  • September 21, 2017

    ACOG Opposes Harmful Graham-Cassidy Health Care Legislation

    “ACOG condemns the latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act by ignoring regular order and rushing the harmful Graham-Cassidy bill to a vote. This latest effort is the most dangerous bill to date, threatening to strip health care from millions of Americans and end Medicaid as we know it."

  • September 15, 2017

    ACOG Congratulates Lasker Prize Winners

    “Each of these recipients has committed to ensuring women can lead long and healthy lives. We see the effect of both recipients’ contributions to the field of women’s health every day. They are valued leaders and more than deserving of the honors the Lasker Prizes have bestowed upon them.”

  • September 13, 2017

    Leading Women’s Health Care Groups Issue Joint Statement on USPSTF

    Haywood L. Brown, M.D., president of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and Anna Barbara Moscicki, M.D., president of The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) released the following statement regarding the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft recommendations on cervical cancer screening:

     

     

  • September 13, 2017

    It is Safe to Receive Flu Shot During Pregnancy

    "Influenza vaccination is an essential element of prenatal care because pregnant women are at an increased risk of serious illness and mortality due to influenza. In addition, maternal vaccination is the most effective strategy to protect newborns because the vaccine is not approved for use in infants younger than six months."

  • August 30, 2017

    Special Statement from ACOG President-Elect Lisa Hollier on Hurricane Harvey

    “The Administration’s highly unusual decision to abruptly negate a five-year agreement with current Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP) grantees is a step backward for ensuring healthy moms and healthy babies. This program, and others, provide vital research and programming that successfully brought our Nation to an all-time low rate of teen pregnancies – progress we cannot afford to jeopardize."

     

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