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Post-SSRI Sexual Dysfunction Recognized as Medical Condition

The announcement came earlier this week. On June 11, the European Medicines Agency formally declared that it was recognizing Post-SSRI Sexual Dysfunction (PSSD) as a medical condition that can outlast discontinuation of SSRI and SNRI antidepressants. After lengthy and extensive review, the agency’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee determined that “sexual …

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Women in Business: Lisa Ward, Santa Rosa Community Health

North Bay Business Journal asked 2019 Women in Business Awards winner Lisa Ward to fill us in on her background, responsibilities and community involvement, and insights into what makes her a notable professional in the region. Professional background: I trained as a family physician at UC San Francisco where I …

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Myanmar doctor’s license revoked due to bikini Facebook posts

BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Myanmar model and doctor said she would appeal against a medical council decision to revoke her license for posting photos of herself on Facebook in revealing outfits and bikinis. The Myanmar Medical Council suspended the medical license of Nang Mwe San in a letter …

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POV: What about the “B” in LGBT+? | BU Today

Image courtesy of flickr/marymactavish This weekend marks the city of Boston’s 49th annual Pride celebration, when members of the LGBT+ community and their allies will march, dance, sing, and honor their own identities and those of other queer folks in Boston and all over the world. Throughout Pride Week (May …

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Theya Healthcare gives breast cancer patients natural support

Our Start-up of the Week is Theya Healthcare, an award-winning company that has developed supportive underwear for breast cancer surgery patients using bamboo materials. “Making women feel better faster post-surgery, both physically and psychologically.” That’s how Ciara Donlon, founder of Theya Healthcare, sums up the company’s mission. A Dublin manufacturer …

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Kid’s Cup donations impact OMC Women’s Health Pavilion

ROCHESTER, Minn. – From Mayo Clinic to Olmsted Medical Center Kid’s Cup donations impact so many organizations in Rochester. Dr. James Hoffmann is Olmsted Medical Center’s Chief Medical Officer and a practicing Obstetrician-gynecologist. Hoffmann has been with OMC since 1994, and played an integral role in planning the new Women’s …

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Celebrate Ladies Night Out with Sentara

By Helena Kennedy Sponsored by Sentara Healthcare Ladies – are you looking for a fun evening in a beautiful setting, celebrating women’s health? Then join Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center at their June 13 Ladies Night Out event. It will be a lot of fun and also very informative and …

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Pushing Forward a Vision for Women’s Health (Sponsored)

“Self-care” isn’t just a trend — it’s a proven combination of patient and clinician-driven practices. By Ellen Hershkin “Self-care” is the buzzword of the moment for women, but what does it really mean when women’s health disparities in America have elicited a growing alarm among the public, and policymakers? Women need …

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VA to Celebrate Women’s Health Week May 12-18

In celebration of National Women’s Health Week, May 12-18, VA Medical Centers across the country will host events to support women Veterans and connect them with VA’s health care services. “VA is serving over 750,000 women Veterans and we want to take care of even more,” said VA Secretary Robert …

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