Sexual Health

Using an improvement program to improve Chlamydia trachomatis testing

July 08, 2020

Clinicians may still use urine nucleic-acid amplification tests, despite the recommendation to use a more sensitive vaginal swab to test for Chlamydia trachomatis. A report looks at whether a quality improvement program could change that.

Levonorgestrel IUDs are safe and effective in adolescents

July 06, 2020

A study finds that the levonorgestrel intrauterine device (IUD) is successful in controlling abnormal uterine bleeding and in suppressing menses in teenagers.

Improving HPV vaccination rates

June 18, 2020

Initiation and completion rates for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine aren’t where public health officials would like them to be. A report examines whether an intensive intervention can help improve those rates.