Pregnancy and Childbirth


Roundup: Heart Failure Deaths Rising; Alcohol-Related Liver...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising Among Younger U.S. Adults, Research Says Fueled in part by the prevalence of obesity and diabetes, more U.S. adults are...

May 10, 2019 / 3 min read


Uterine Fibroids: More Advanced Treatment Options

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus, often affecting women during their childbearing years.  Fibroids can be smaller than...

May 9, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Deaths From Dementia Rising; Smoking and...

U.S. Deaths from Dementia Could Have More Than Doubled Since 2000, CDC Reports A new report by the National Center for Health Statistics says the...

March 15, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate Cancer;...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

February 15, 2019 / 4 min read


Pregnancy After 35: Risks and Complications

Entertainer Janet Jackson revealed at age 50 that she was pregnant with her first child. Other celebrities, such as Kelly Preston and Halle Berry, have...

January 14, 2019 / 4 min read


NicView Cameras Keep Parents Connected with NICU...

When Darlene Biltz’s baby, Vincent, was born at 25 weeks in Naples, FL, he weighed just 1 pound, 5 ounces. His premature birth prompted the...

December 6, 2018 / 2 min read


Triplets Follow in Mother’s Footsteps Delivering Babies...

Identical triplets conceived naturally are very rare – ranging from one in 60,000 to one in 200 million births, according to generally accepted estimates by...

November 13, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: High or Low BMIs are Unhealthy,...

Both Too High or Too Low BMI Levels Linked to Early Death From Range of Diseases, New Research Finds A higher risk of heart disease...

November 2, 2018 / 4 min read


How Exercise During Pregnancy Can Benefit Mom...

When it comes to exercise during pregnancy, two predominant schools of thought exist – exercise can harm the developing baby and cause pre-term labor, or...

August 29, 2018 / 4 min read