As a collector of old Ob/Gyn textbooks, I am absolutely amazed at some of the male chauvinistic gems they contain. Here’s a good one from […]
Ever heard of the Child Mortality Rate? It’s the number of children, per 1000, who die before the age of 5. This includes Neonatal Mortality […]
Historic Decline in Maternal Mortality
The graphic above shows the drop in maternal mortality since about 1840 (blue line) along with the drop in perinatal mortality over the same time […]
Four Tips for Performing a Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)
Hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is performed less commonly in modern gynecology than in the past, but it is still a valuable tool for some patients. A well […]
Hopefully none of these facts are surprising to you.
Fact Check: Caffeine and Fibrocystic Change?
I hear it and see it all the time: caffeine causes fibrocystic change or at least makes the pain and breast tenderness associated with fibrocystic […]