Tag: high risk pregnancy

Recovering Safely After a High-Risk Pregnancy

The push toward patient empowerment is getting an extra boost as Serena Williams shares publicly the life-threatening medical complication she...

January 31, 2018

Roundup: Parental Smoking Linked to Higher Risk...

Previous studies have already looked at the dangers of secondhand smoke to growing children, but new research adds another level...

April 14, 2017

Roundup: U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Down 15%;...

Infant mortality rates have slid to new lows, meaning that fewer babies are dying in the United States, according to...

March 24, 2017

Roundup: CDC Urges Flu Shots as Vaccination...

Officials are most concerned that not enough older adults are getting vaccinated against the influenza virus.

September 30, 2016

News Roundup: Spread of Zika Virus ‘Alarming,’...

In its first major statement on the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said it will convene an emergency meeting...

January 29, 2016

Watch Now: Celebrating Life at NICU Reunion

Persistent rain could not dampen the spirits of babies and their families as they celebrated life at the 23rd Annual...

November 18, 2015

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U.S. Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low,...

About 14 percent of U.S. adults said they were smokers last year — that’s down from 16 percent the year before and down from about...

This Small Change in Your Diet...

Reducing your caloric intake by 15 percent may lead to a longer, healthier life, according to a recent clinical trial. Participants in the two-year study...

Defeating Cancer: Immunotherapy Takes Another Promising...

Over the last few years, immunotherapy has evolved into a very promising new frontier for fighting some types of cancers, sometimes reprogramming a person’s own...

Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG — is a test that measures...

Healthy Recipe: Coconut Pineapple Panna Cotta...

Panna cotta is a chilled Italian dessert traditionally made of sweetened cream thickened with gelatin and served in a mold. Meaning “cooked cream” in Italian,...

Bursitis: How You Get It and...

It’s one of the most common overuse injuries, according to orthopedists and sports medicine experts – bursitis. What Is Bursitis? Simply put, it occurs when...

Stand Up for Your Health: How...

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be your brain getting thinner, reducing...

New Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screenings...

Research has clearly established that people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer at younger ages, a trend so concerning that the American Cancer Society (ACS)...

Roundup: Sunscreens With Higher SPFs; Ban...

Sunscreen With SPF 100 Offers Better Protection Than SPF 50, New Study Finds The value of sunscreen products with an SPF (sun protection factor) higher...

Thousands of Breast Cancer Patients Can...

As many as 60,000 women a year in the U.S. with certain types of early-stage breast cancer could benefit from treatments that are less invasive...