Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pennsylvania's first breast milk bank is now accepting donations from nursing mothers in anticipation of its November opening in Pittsburgh.
They're also more likely to binge eat, study suggests
Fifteen years after its approval in the United States, the abortion pill mifepristone is used in nearly a quarter of all abortions, a proportion that has grown steadily even as the national abortion rate has fallen to a historic low.
Did you know that obesity is considered a chronic disease?
(Reuters Health) - Women who are obese during pregnancy may die earlier or have an increased risk of heart problems later in life, according to a new...
I work in the medical profession and day in and day out I now hear stories similar to my own. Women who are incredible athletes and women who are just starting to work out after they had a baby, not being able to because of the pain because things are not right.
Getting the flu early in pregnancy doubles risk of birth defects, according to March of Dimes
Why "vampire facials" are the newest beauty trend.
Studies find up to a 40 percent greater risk of coronary problems in females
A good habit that could help prevent illness
Despite advances in treatment, finding smaller tumors linked to better results
Researchers in Denmark report a success rate of about 30 percent
These babies are often born addicted and have higher risk of breathing, feeding problems, experts say
Still, nearly 4 million babies are born each year in U.S., but only 14 percent in 'baby-friendly' hospitals
But the finding is considered preliminary and needs more study
New technology took guesswork out of high-risk pregnancy, experts say
Older people who spent more time communicating in person showed fewer symptoms of mood disorder
Establish a routine and review assignment directions when kids come home, expert advises
Mouse study shows promise for alternative to surgical sterilization for dogs, cats
But researchers caution it's not clear if childhood illnesses cause the immune disorder
Prejudice may make smoking, alcohol abuse, drugs, suicide attempts more likely, study finds
Study suggests heat and lack of rain can potentially impact birth size
But experts stress only an association was found, and there's no proof being tall causes disease