Tag Archives: Women

Many women don’t have a plan for their health after pregnancy

A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.” (iStock) Nkechi Charles knows more than most about the unwelcome surprises that can happen during and… Read More »

More women are training to be plastic surgeons, but racial/ethnic representation still lags behind

While the proportion of women entering plastic surgery residency programs has increased in recent years, numbers of black and Hispanic trainees are declining or unchanged, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Even though there were increases in all… Read More »