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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When Miami Cancer Institute opened its Proton Therapy Center last year, the timing could not have been better for Anayed Perez-Araica, 12, and her family.

School Shooting: 6 Tips to Keep...

Days after the tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, many parents are still dealing with difficult conversations with their children....

Tips for Quick Meals, Avoiding Processed...

The evidence has been growing for years that diets heavy in red meat raises a person’s risk for colorectal cancers. More recent studies have linked...

Miami Heart Study ‘May Well Have...

U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan Goodman speaks bluntly, but with characteristic wryness, about his heredity. “The Goodmans,” he says, “have a history of dying early.” At...

Roundup: Eating Slowly – and Not...

Take your time when eating, avoid after-dinner snacks and don’t eat shortly before bedtime. These three habits will help you lose weight, a new study...

Flu Causing Heart Attack in Some...

Despite a difficult season, most people experiencing this year’s flu – body aches, cough, sore throat and congestion – feel better in a week or...

Former ‘Mr. Churrasco’ Now Savors a...

Nelson Morales, who was once known as “Mr. Churrasco” to his friends, now calls himself “the luckiest man alive.” Mr. Morales (pictured above with his...

Arthritis Afflicts Younger Americans

Arthritis used to be thought of as an inevitable part of getting older. As joints and the protective structures around them age, pain develops and...