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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In a rare national advisory, the nation’s top public health official warned Americans of the hazards of e-cigarettes, such as the JUUL vaping device, especially...

Coping with Christmas Tree Allergies

Did you know that you could be allergic to Christmas trees? More precisely, it’s pine trees that can cause allergic reactions, including itchy and reddish...

Screen Time and Children: Major Study...

How much “screen time” kids should be allowed on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets is still being debated and researched. This debate has culminated...

Meditation Garden Opens at The Underline...

Baptist Health South Florida has opened a Meditation Garden, an urban oasis of peace and tranquility, at The Underline adjacent to South Miami Hospital on...

Roundup: Breast Cancer Risk and Childbirth;...

Breast Cancer Risk May Increase for Some Years After Childbirth, Study Finds A new study by researchers from the University of North Carolina and the...

Lifelong Benefits of Exercise: Can 75...

As part of a new major study of lifelong exercisers, researchers have found that those in their mid-70s who have been active for most of...

Keeping Your Heart Healthy During the...

Pressure to buy gifts, opportunities to overeat and drink too much and expectations to socialize with family and friends are common stressors during the holidays....

Ketogenic Diets: High in Fat, Side...

As quick weight-loss diets go, the usual formula involves eating less carbohydrates and more protein for a period of time. These days, one of the...

Toy Safety 2018: Latest on Recalls,...

Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), products are sold that can be hazardous to...

Roundup: Polio-like AFM ‘Peaks’; Too Much...

CDC: Cases of Polio-like Illness has ‘Peaked’ for This Year The cases of the polio-like illness AFM (acute flaccid myelitis) “appears to have peaked” for...