Tag: pregnancy and childbirth

Perinatal and Postpartum Depression: Identifying and Treating...

Anxiety, depression, stress. These represent everyday real-life struggles for women at child-bearing age and beyond. As a society, everyone expects...

May 5, 2021

What Expectant Black Women Need to Know

Pregnancy-related deaths have increased in the last decade in the United States, placing the country last among all developed nations...

April 15, 2021

Roundup: Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Offer Strong Protection...

Pfizer, Moderna: Updated Testing Finds Vaccines Highly Effective After Six Months The COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech provide at...

April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Risks Linked to Dining Out;...

Adults Who Tested Positive Twice as Likely to Have Dined at a Restaurant, CDC Study Says Dining at a restaurant,...

September 18, 2020

Coronavirus and Pregnancy: What You Need to...

Life in 2020 is not turning out as we had expected. Just imagine what it’s like for women who are...

June 2, 2020

New Moms With Postpartum Depression Face Unique...

May is Mental Health Month. Experts urge women with postpartum depression to make mental health and happiness a priority. Mother’s...

May 5, 2020

Pregnant Women and Coronavirus: Don’t Stress, But...

Do pregnant women have more to fear from the coronavirus (COVID-19) than the average, healthy adult? Public health officials and...

April 17, 2020

Roundup: Big Breakfast Benefit; Vitamin D During...

A Big Breakfast, Small Dinner Combination is Best for Weight Control, New Research Says Portion size and timing have emerged...

February 28, 2020

Roundup: CDC Update on Vaping Illnesses; Sugary...

CDC: No Single Product or Chemical has been Determined to be Causing Vaping Illnesses, Deaths No single vaping product or...

October 18, 2019

Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave New...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective...

October 15, 2019

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COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on Pfizer Booster...

FDA Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Shots for Those 65-plus, Certain Others at ‘High Risk’ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has amended the “emergency use...

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Suicide rates in the U.S. are rising, experts say, and the coronavirus pandemic may be to blame. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

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Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...

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The most common cancers that affect men — primarily testicular and prostate cancers — can cause significant fertility problems that affect their ability to father...

COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Panel Recommends Pfizer...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer Third Doses to Those 65 & Older, and Those at High Risk An advisory panel of experts for the U.S....

Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary...

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....