Breaking down recommendation to discontinue routine pelvic exams

News this week that routine annual pelvic exams for healthy women may not be necessary is undoubtedly causing confusion for women across the country. As The Los Angeles Times reported on Monday: The routine pelvic exam endured by healthy women at their physician’s office is a yearly ritual that frequently produces pain, anxiety and embarrassment … Continue reading Breaking down recommendation to discontinue routine pelvic exams

Endometriosis: Why Dr. Drew Pinsky Got it Wrong

Recently Dr. Drew Pinksy, a board-certified internist, addiction medicine specialist, and radio and television personality, has caused a bit of a firestorm online among women’s health advocates. During a radio podcast of his talk show several weeks ago, he made some controversial remarks about pelvic health. In short, he said that chronic pelvic pain, like … Continue reading Endometriosis: Why Dr. Drew Pinsky Got it Wrong