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Prescription Opioids During Pregnancy and Risk for Major Malformations

Previous studies have suggested a link between opioid exposure during pregnancy and increased risk of certain major malformations, including neural tube defects.  A recent study from Bateman and colleagues assesses the risk of major malformation in women with first trimester use of prescription opioid use.   This study included 1,602,580 publicly insured pregnant women in the… Read More »

Pain During Sex: What Are the Reasons Behind Painful Intercourse? From Lubrication to STIs Everything You Need to Know

Do you often feel pain when you are having sex? Why does sex hurt? The reason can be more than just a lack of lubrication. Women often complain of pain during sexual intercourse.  Pain during sexual intercourse is a red flag. Painful Intercourse can be caused by many reasons. Pain during sex is called Dyspareunia.… Read More »

Cancer survivor creates curly wigs after not being able to find any during chemo

Loading the player… Diane Austin shared with PEOPLE the inspiration behind her hair company, Coils To Locs, and opened up about her journey through cancer and motherhood. Read More: Dr. Jackie urges women to screen for cervical cancer Austin revealed a nervousness to share with her now 23-year-old daughter Paige her cancer diagnosis. At the… Read More »

Bacterial STI rates rose in the year before starting PrEP, but not during PrEP, Australian study finds

A study of gay and bisexual male participants in the first large implementation study of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Australia has found that although rates of bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were high, they did not increase in the two years after starting PrEP. In contrast, they increased significantly in the year before men… Read More »