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Contrary to media reports, researchers found no evidence wearing them boosted chances of disease
If you're a mom-to-be bent on keeping up your workout routine, the trick is to consult your doctor, know your limit and have a plan for each trimester.
Five major journals adopt sex reporting requirements
The new research shows they don't raise cancer survival rates.
PITTSBURGH - More and more women are taking the drastic option of removing both breasts after a diagnosis of cancer in just one breast, but a large new study says that won't make a difference in survival rates.
Compared to obese expectant mothers without special care, those given individualized calorie goals and weekly group meetings gained less weight during pregnancy and had fewer oversized newborns in a new study.
Number of factors may make it tougher for straight women to do the same, experts say
New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD
Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says vaccination helps mother and baby
Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says
4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, more contraception, but U.S. rate still higher than comparable nations
Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68
Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say
It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say
It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say
Magnesium sulfate still useful in short term for helping to reduce risk of cerebral palsy, study says
Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find
Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution
Acts include hitting, kicking, biting, choking, threatening with a weapon, survey finds
Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say
Researchers suggest limiting embryo transfers during infertility treatments
Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68
More than 11 million prescriptions may be unnecessary, researchers say
Narcotic painkillers, addiction medications and sedatives top the list