Tag: pregnancy and childbirth

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...

March 15, 2019

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...

November 2, 2018

Breastfeeding: Maintaining a Nutritious Diet

A breastfeeding diet is much the same as during pregnancy, with a few differences. It’s important to have a variety...

August 3, 2018

First Two Weeks of Breastfeeding: What to...

The first two weeks of breastfeeding can be a trying experience. Mom is getting to know her new baby, and...

August 1, 2018

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Baby and...

Breastfeeding has long been known for its nutritional advantages for the baby as clinical studies continue to reaffirm the health...

July 30, 2018

Roundup: Less Nicotine in Cigarettes; Underweight Newborns;...

FDA Proposes Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes to Curb Addiction In a move that could have a drastic effect on...

March 16, 2018

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

Myths and Facts About Pregnancy Nutrition

The goal of proper nutrition during pregnancy is to help the mother be as healthy as possible and get the...

January 25, 2018

Roundup: Shingles Tied to Heart Attack and...

Beyond the pain, itchiness and red splotches are other dangerous effects of shingles. People who get shingles are at higher...

July 7, 2017

Roundup: Women in 30s Having More Babies...

For the first time in the U.S., women in their 30s are having more babies than younger mothers. For the...

May 19, 2017

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Pancreatic Cancer: Alex Trebek’s ‘Fight’ Highlights...

Alex Trebek, who has hosted the Jeopardy! TV game show since 1984, has announced that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In...

Pulmonary Rehab: Improving Quality of Life...

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