Book's exploration of pregnancy advice stirs controversy

08/20/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

In her book "Expecting Better," health economist Emily Oster attempts to shed light on the science behind common advice for pregnant women, although experts have questioned some of her conclusions. Oster was inspired to research and write the book after her own pregnancy, during which she says she received advice without much explanation. Dr. Jeffrey L. Ecker suggests an important lesson for clinicians from the book is the reminder that expectant women seek a "shared decision-making model" with their health care providers.

View Full Article in:

New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Project Manager RA - 15000003MD
Santa Clara, CA
Director, Site Quality Management
Minneapolis, MN
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Senior Paralegal - Research & Development, and Medical
Boehringer Ingelheim
Junior to Mid-Level FDA Associate
Morgan Lewis
Washington, DC