Tag Archives: Women

Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

MONTREAL — The Quebec Health Department wants the thousands of women in the province who have received textured breast implants since 1995 to be warned of a potential cancer risk. The government has asked the province’s hospitals and clinics to contact all patients who received that specific type of implant in the last 24 years… Read More »

58% Of Women Surgeons Suffer Sexual Harassment: Why This May Hurt You Too

Pictured in the operating room is the senior author of the study presented at the 15th Annual Academic Surgical Congress: Kristalyn Gallagher, DO, Section Chief of Breast Surgery and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of North Carolina. (Photo: Courtesy of Heather Logghe, MD)Courtesy of Heather Logghe, MD A recent publication in the Annals… Read More »

In Brief: Pregnancy Reduces Risk of Alcohol Use Disorder in Women and Their Partners

Because even small amounts of fetal exposure to alcohol have been associated with a constellation of adverse effects, women who are pregnant are counselled to avoid all consumption of alcohol.  Women who are pregnant or planning to conceive are highly motivated and often make fairly significant changes in their health behaviors; however, we have seen… Read More »