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By Amy S. D. Lee, DNP, ARNP, WHNP-BCNurse Practitioner
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Johns Hopkins
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Putting an End to Intimate Partner Violence

It’s time we all opened our eyes and faced the reality of intimate partner violence head-on. It’s time for the violence to end.  More »

Uterine Leiomyoma vs Uterine Leiomyosarcoma: A Life-Threatening Difference

Uterine leiomyosarcoma is a rare, aggressive cancer that arises from the smooth muscle cells of the uterus.  More »

Does the Mirena IUD Cause Cancer?

I was surprised the other day when my patient asked me if her Mirena IUD (intrauterine device) could cause her to have cancer. I had not considered that someone would have that concern.  More »

Will a Lack of Periods Keep You from Getting Pregnant?

There are certain times when a woman isn’t menstruating but she can still become pregnant. Unfortunately, confusion over these times has left many unsuspecting women with an unintended pregnancy.  More »

Understanding Over-the-Counter Products

If you use an over-the-counter preparation to treat an infection or an irritation and that medicine doesn’t help, or if you just aren’t sure, see your healthcare provider to help you figure out the situation and get the right treatment.  More »

Deciphering Chronic Pelvic Pain

When women have pelvic pain, they frequently and understandably assume it is gynecologic in nature. But chronic pelvic pain can be caused by multiple other reasons, and so it is important that a woman be evaluated for all possibilities.  More »

Don’t Ignore the Unusual

I asked my nurses this morning if they had any topics they wanted me to write about. Several of them immediately responded that they wanted me to tell women this: If something is wrong with you, don’t wait to get care.  More »

ADHD and Pregnancy

If you have ADHD and are taking stimulant medications, talk about the risk with your healthcare provider before getting pregnant.  More »

The Tdap Vaccine and Pregnancy

We went to Ohio to visit my husband’s extended family for Thanksgiving. We were looking forward to visiting with his new cousin, who is just shy of a year old.  More »

When Your "Ho Ho Ho" Is More "Ho Ho Hum"

It’s that time of year again. Everything and everybody is telling us that we should be feeling festive and happy. Joy abounds. Right? Unfortunately, the holidays can’t and don’t always live up to the expectations set forth by society (and by ourse...  More »

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