Gynecology

Can reminder messages improve HPV vaccination rates?

May 18, 2020

Autodialer centralized reminder and recall messages have been used to improve the rate of childhood vaccination. A new study examines whether they could improve human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates as well.

Teen sexual activity on the decline

May 12, 2020

A new report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics examines adolescent sexual activity and contraception use.

$123 million spent annually on unneeded pelvic exams for teens

February 04, 2020

It’s a source of worry and a potential reason for adolescent girls to forego needed gynecologic care: the pelvic exam. A recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine looked at just how many unnecessary exams are performed on teenagers and young women who don’t need them.