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Quality of Life and Infertility: A Review of Practical Tools

Quality of Life and Infertility: A Review of Practical Tools

This post reviews research published in 2018 titled, “Fertility awareness and quality of life: assessment and impact of fertility problems and infertility.” Dr. Leanna Mantella wrote this review as a fourth-year medical student while participating in the FACTS online elective taught through Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Physician, Heal Thyself: An Interview with a NaPro Physician

Physician, Heal Thyself: An Interview with a NaPro Physician

This unique interview with a physician trained in both the Creighton Model and FEMM brings to light the impact fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) can have on someone’s life, both personally and professionally. Nicholas Burstein, a fourth-year medical student, interviewed the physician while enrolled in Part B of the FACTS two-week online elective, ‘Fertility Awareness for Women’s Health.’ As more students continue to enroll in the FACTS electives, we feel honored to meet their educational needs during the pandemic and overjoyed to know this experience will impact their entire careers.

FACTS Speaker Feature: Lisa Jurski, PT

FACTS Speaker Feature: Lisa Jurski, PT

In 2013, FACTS began to train speakers to provide the presentations we created to share the science of fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) with medical professionals, students, and the public. Beginning in 2020, we have featured a FACTS-trained speaker monthly to highlight the diversity and expertise of our talented pool of presenters. Our series continues with Lisa Jurski, PT, a physical therapist and Creighton Model FertilityCare practitioner. We are grateful for her support and contributions to the success of our webinar and speaker programs.

Embracing the Next Decade of Sharing the FACTS!

Embracing the Next Decade of Sharing the FACTS!

As we look ahead to 2021 and the next 10 years, we remain steadfast in our dedication to fulfill our mission. And looking back before moving forward is inspiring, as 2020 found our team ready for the extraordinary challenges we all faced. Just look at all YOU helped us achieve in the year of the pandemic.

Thank You and Happy Holidays from FACTS!

Thank You and Happy Holidays from FACTS!

December 23, 2020 'Tis the Season for Giving Thanks!   At FACTS, we would like to close out 2020 by giving thanks to all those who have given their gifts so selflessly to us throughout the year. A Heartfelt Thank You to... • The women and couples who have so...

Naltrexone in Weight Loss-Related Amenorrhea: A Review of Research

Naltrexone in Weight Loss-Related Amenorrhea: A Review of Research

This week’s post reviews research published twenty-five years ago in Fertility and Sterility titled, “Naltrexone treatment restores menstrual cycles in patients with weight loss-related amenorrhea,” and highlights the impact of naltrexone on the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal (HPG) axis and the possible association between the menstrual cycle and body weight. Dr. Maggie Musso summarized the research as a fourth-year medical student during the FACTS Elective offered through Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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