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Journal of Women's Health

Editor-in-Chief: Susan G. Kornstein, MD

ISSN: 1540-9996 • Online ISSN: 1931-843X • Published Monthly

Current Volume: 26

Latest Impact Factor* is 2.032

*2015 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2016

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Featured Press Releases and Editorial Content

  • Moderate-Severe Hot Flashes Significantly Increase Depression Risk...Read More
  • Risk of Postpartum Hospital Admissions Doubles for Women with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities...Read More
  • New Study Examines Gender Differences in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Among Military Personnel...Read More
  • Can Breastfeeding Reduce a Woman's Risk of Metabolic Syndrome?...Read More
  • Surprising Health Changes Among Postmenopausal Women Who Marry or Divorce...Read More
  • Is the Mental Healthcare System Meeting the Needs of Sexual and Gender Minorities?...Read More
  • What is the Most Effective Treatment for Endometrial Intraepithelial Neoplasia?...Read More
  • Does Hormonal Contraception Alleviate Premenstrual Symptoms?...Read More
  • What Factors Affect a Woman's Sexual Activity During Perimenopause?...Read More
  • Reducing Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) Lowers Levels of This Environmental Estrogen in Women...Read More
  • Depression in Caregivers of Dementia Patients, Worse for Daughters or Daughters-in-Law?...Read More
  • Do Women Still Visit an Ob/Gyn in Their Post-Reproductive Years?...Read More
  • Are Women in High-Risk Ethnic and Racial Groups Aware of Increased Heart Disease Risk?...Read More
  • New Study Links Risk Factors to Variations in Postpartum Depression...Read More
  • What Factors Make Muslim Women More Likely to Delay or Forgo Healthcare?
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  • African American Women with Ovarian Cancer—Can Obesity Mask Early Symptoms?...Read More
  • Surprising Result in New Study of Marital Status, Gender, and Frailty...Read More
  • Women of Color – What We Know and Don’t Know About Their Unique Health Challenges...Read More
  • Update on Menopausal Symptoms and Treatment Options Published in Journal of Women's Health...Read More
  • Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in Women -- One Physician's Approach to Juggling the Many Guidelines...Read More
  • Obesity Not a Factor in Racial/Ethnic Variation in Cancer Screening Compliance...Read More
  • How Do Young Women View the Relationship in Fifty Shades of Grey?...Read More
  • Long-Term Opioid Therapy Relieves Chronic Pain in Only 20% of Women...Read More
  • Sex-Specific Biomarkers Are Needed to Learn Why Heart Attacks Kill More Women Than Men...Read More
  • Diagnostic Imaging Can Rule Out Coronary Artery Disease in Half of Low-Risk Patients with Atypical Chest Pain...Read More
  • Diagnostic Imaging Can Rule Out Coronary Artery Disease in Half of Low-Risk Patients with Atypical Chest Pain...Read More
  • Can Patient Navigators Reduce No-Shows for Cancer Screening Follow-up?...Read More
  • Can Pregnancy Complications Predict Future Cardiovascular Disease Risk?...Read More
  • Special Supplement: Breast Cancer Screening and Mammography Recall
  • Women's Health and Fifty Shades: Increased Risks for Young Adult Readers?...Read More
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Journal of Women's Health is the primary source of information for meeting the challenges of providing optimal health care for women throughout their lifespan. The Journal delivers cutting-edge advancements in diagnostic procedures, therapeutic protocols for the management of diseases, and innovative research in gender-based biology that impacts patient care and treatment.

Journal of Women’s Health coverage includes:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Cardiology
  • Oncology
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Urogynecology
  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Nutrition
  • Sex-Based Biology
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Medical Education
  • Public Policy

Journal of Women’s Health is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Susan G. Kornstein, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine; Deputy Editor Robert W. Downs, Jr., MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine; and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Physicians, nurse practitioners, women's health specialists, gynecologists, obstetricians, oncologists, and cardiologists, among others

Society Affiliation

The Official Journal of the Academy of Women's Health
Join us for Women’s Health 2017: The 25th Anniversary Congress, April 28-30, 2017 in Washington, DC! Visit the Academy of Women's Health website for complete details and to register.

The Official Journal of The Society for Women's Health Research

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