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Cutting-edge stories about innovations in women’s health. Women’s Health editor, Anna Villarreal, can be contacted at [email protected]

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Why Infertility Treatments Should Be Covered by Insurance

David Adamson, M.D. - 2/27/2021 - 3

Infertility is a disease that deserves to be covered by health insurance. Compelling business and social reasons support this premise.

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Sorting Out the Complicated Relationship Between Infertility and Depression

David Adamson, M.D. - 2/17/2021 - 5

Does infertility cause depression or does depression cause infertility? The relationship is complex but effective interventions are available.

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Melanoma: What You Need to Know About Diagnosis and Treatment

Fayne Frey, MD - 1/30/2021 - 2

Melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer that is treatable, even curable if caught early. Expert review of diagnosis, treatment, & prevention.

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What You Need to Know About Basal Cell Carcinoma

Fayne Frey, MD - 1/30/2021 - 1

Basal cell carcinoma is the commonest skin cancer while sebaceous carcinoma is very rare. Both require early diagnosis for the best outcomes.

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Opioids and Infertility – What You and Your Doctor Should Know

David Adamson, M.D. - 1/12/2021 - 2

Many women of childbearing age are affected by use & misuse of opioids. The impact on fertility & infertility treatment should be considered.

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The Frustrations of Family Building During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Victoria T. Ferrara, Esq. - 12/11/2020 - 0

Family building via assisted reproduction or gestational surrogacy is complicated and requires planning. COVID-19 has made it more difficult.

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CVS Health/Aetna Responds to the Maternal Health Crisis During COVID

Joanne Armstrong, MD, MPH - 11/18/2020 - 1

While not a solution to the maternal health crisis, good communication can help expectant patients feel safe getting care during COVID-19.

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