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Postpartum Care in the United States: Some Progress But Still So Far to Go

Earlier this year the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion calling for a new paradigm for postpartum care in the United States.  Moving away from the single postpartum check at 6 weeks, ACOG has made a significant change in its recommendations for postpartum care: “All women should ideally have… Read More »

All people with HIV-2 should receive HIV treatment – without it, most will progress to AIDS and death

Most people with HIV-2 infection with progress to AIDS and death unless they receive antiretroviral therapy (ART), according to the results of a study conducted in Guinea-Bissau and published in The Lancet HIV. HIV-2 infection has been considered more benign than HIV-1 infection, and it had been thought that many people would have a normal… Read More »