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1625 Articles Matching "birth"

Infographic: Help patients separate pregnancy fact from fiction

Jul 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Here’s a look at common myths about prenatal mood swings, diet, postpartum emotions and other factors before, during and after childbirth. What should we expect during those crucial months leading up to the birth of a child? If you associate pregnancy with pickles, expletive-laced tirades and dramatic birthing scenarios, you’ve probably been getting your information […] The post Infographic: Help patients separate pregnancy fact from fiction appeared first on Health Care...
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Training A Generation Of Gun Safety Advocates: Johns Hopkins Holds Intensive Course For High Schoolers From Around The Country

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Inspired by the Parkland students who started a global movement after the mass shooting at their high school, Daniel Webster, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, said he wanted to tap into that activist base and help more teenagers become advocates. Public health news focuses on childhood malnutrition, breastfeeding, a new talc trial, caregiving, stillbirths, therapy cows and healthy hearts, as...
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U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control....
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Probe on birth deformities in rural France sheds no light

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
An investigation into why a dozen or so babies born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas of France since 2000 has so far been unable to determine causes, an interim report published by the Health Ministry showed on Friday....
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Yearlong Birth Control Supply Would Cut Unintended Pregnancies, Costs

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research from the University of Pittsburgh and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) shows that dispensing a year’s supply of birth control pills up front would support women’s reproductive autonomy while also being cost effective. The paper, published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, u......
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Zika's Damage Continues in Children Infected Before Birth

Jul 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Zika's Damage Continues in Children Infected Before BirthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/10/2019 12:00:00...
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Thousands Of Clients’ Health Reports Exposed By DNA-Testing Service

Jul 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The genealogy reports that were left accessible to the public included customers’ full names alongside dates of birth and gene-based health information. In other news, Stat helps answer questions on voice recognition technology in health...
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Opting out of procedures during childbirth tied to discrimination

Jul 10, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women who decline certain procedures - such as cesarean delivery or immediate cord clamping - during childbirth are more likely to report being treated poorly during their hospital stay, a U.S. study finds....
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US life expectancy has been declining. Here's why

Jul 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
The last three years represent the longest consecutive decline in the American lifespan at birth since the period between 1915 and...
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What Really Happens When You Have Twins (or More)

Jul 09, 2019 , WebMD
The birth of twins or triplets can be joyful but overwhelming. A medical doctor and mother of twins offers advice on navigating the first few...
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12-month supply of birth control pills cuts unintended pregnancies, cost

Jul 09, 2019 , Reuters
When women are given a 12-month supply of oral contraceptives, they are less likely to have an unintended pregnancy than if they need to get refills every three months, a new study shows....
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Stillbirth Risk Rises With Prolonged Pregnancies

Jul 04, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Stillbirth Risk Rises With Prolonged PregnanciesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/3/2019 12:00:00...
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Wrongful Life And Wrongful Birth Damages, Taxable or Tax-Free?

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Wrongful life and wrongful birth cases usually involve a disabled or injured child, so lawsuit damages should arguably be...
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High BP Early in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Risks

Jul 03, 2019 , eMedicine Health
High BP Early in Pregnancy Linked to Birth...
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High BP Early in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Risks

Jul 03, 2019 , RxList
High blood pressure during the first trimester of pregnancy, or an increase in blood pressure between the first and second trimesters, is linked to higher risk for gestational hypertension and preeclampsia, a study...
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American Women Are Dying Unnecessarily In Childbirth: How Can We Stop It?

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Why does the most expensive healthcare system on the planet do such a poor job protecting the lives of pregnant women? More important, what can be done about...
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From Miscarriage to Entrepreneurship: How Adia Health Empowers Women To Own Their Fertility Journey

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
In the UK more women now give birth over the age of 40, then women who were under the age of 20. With the big business of Fertility, new startup Adia Health is helping women understand and navigate their own fertility...
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Low Vitamin D at Birth Tied to High Blood Pressure

Jul 03, 2019 , WebMD
Compared to children born with normal vitamin D levels, those born with low levels -- less than 11 nanograms per millimeter (ng/ml) in cord blood -- had a 60% higher risk of elevated systolic blood pressure (upper number in a reading) between ages 6 and...
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Study: Overdoses, Suicide Are Risk for New Moms

Jun 19, 2019 , WebMD
In the study based on data from California, drug overdoses and suicide causes accounted for nearly 20% of the deaths of women who died within a year of giving...
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UK Ebola patient Pauline Cafferkey gives birth to twins

Jun 15, 2019 , CNN Health
A Scottish nurse who fought off Ebola has given birth to twins, telling those who have suffered that "there is a future" after the disease....
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