Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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(TNS) Forceps helped bring Cristin Taylor’s first child into the world, a joy that outweighed the pain of the fourth-degree tear Taylor suffered...
Small study suggests it's possible to partially restore good bacteria to cesarean infants
Findings should reassure women and their doctors, experts say
Exposure to mosquito-borne Zika virus linked to birth defects in Brazil, health officials say in issuing travel alert for Central and South America and the Caribbean
But ultrasound has more false positives, researchers find
Experts say experimenting with longer times between washing is a personal choice
The presumed vast numbers of women with low libido are not that hot for the first drug ever approved to heat up their desire.
But depression, not medication, might be a possible trigger, experts say
Parents who go online to find out about the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted disease that causes cervical cancer, may have a hard time finding accurate information, a recent U.S. study suggests.
Those treated at academic hospitals travel nearly 50 miles on average, research shows
Smoking puts about 300,000 infants at risk each year, experts say
The optimal time for your baby
But some with less severe brain defects may live a much more normal life, experts say
But some with less severe brain defects may live a much more normal life, experts say
2 teens have already died from toxic mix of soda and racing fuel, expert says
During pregnancy, risk of serious complications and death from the illness intensifies
But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed
Experts add that more research needed to determine whether kids under 12 should also be tested
Moms and dads who were well-informed on Disneyland cases were more confident about shots in survey
Research shows this practice doesn't increase risk for new cancers or recurrence
Emergency funds from Congress would combat the global health threat, officials say
Expectant moms should be tested, CDC says
Quality of life remains the same even after one partner dies, researchers report
Doctors, patients should know of increased risk, expert says