Julie Laifer, MD

Julie Laifer, MD, is an attending physician in the department of obstetrics/gynecology at Bridgeport Hospital–Yale New Haven Health in Bridgeport, Connecticut, a private practitioner in Trumbull, Connecticut, and a member of the HealthyWoman from Bottom Line advisory board.

Reproductive Health

Better Birth Control for Bigger Women

In May, after I reported that birth control pills are less effective for overweight women, a reader e-mailed me, basically…

STDs

Avoiding Herpes

Q: Now that I’m single and dating again, I’m worried about catching genital herpes. How common is herpes, and how…