Tag: pregnancy

Roundup: COVID-19 Booster Shots Seem Likely; Rate...

COVID-19 Booster Shots Could Be Reality Within 12 Months, Following by Annual Vaccinations Infectious disease experts have said for months...

April 23, 2021

Roundup: Obesity’s Link to Severe COVID-19 Illness;...

CDC: Obesity Now Most Common U.S. Health Condition to Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness After reviewing published reports, pre-print...

July 3, 2020

Pregnancy After 35: Risks and Complications

Entertainer Janet Jackson revealed at age 50 that she was pregnant with her first child. Other celebrities, such as Kelly...

January 14, 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

How Exercise During Pregnancy Can Benefit Mom...

When it comes to exercise during pregnancy, two predominant schools of thought exist – exercise can harm the developing baby...

August 29, 2018

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

Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may...

May 12, 2017

Here Comes Baby! Signs of Labor (Video)

You've carried extra weight, felt moving and kicking and maybe spent a few sleepless nights during the last nine months...

February 15, 2017

Five Key Facts: Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes (Video)

(Caption: There are steps you can take to reduce your risk of contracting the Zika virus,” according to Barbara Russell,...

August 4, 2016

Zika & Pregnancy: Prevention and CDC Miami...

(Video caption: Pregnant women can reduce the risk of contracting the Zika virus by following several guidelines, according to Ellen Schwartzbard,...

August 1, 2016

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Children’s Health: Water Safety at the...

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Calming Techniques to Soothe Yourself and...

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Do Men and Women Sleep Differently?

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How an Earlier Bedtime Can Boost...

Does being a night owl have health consequences, regardless of how many hours of sleep you get? It certainly appears so, according to recently published...

Repairing Compression Fractures: Key Research Bolstered...

Vertebral compression fractures most often occur in people with severe osteoporosis who have weak or brittle bones. Common daily activities can cause a segment of...

Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Sunscreens? Here’s What...

Just as families across the U.S. look forward to spending more time outdoors this summer comes the unwelcome news that a number of popular sunscreens...

COVID-19 Roundup: U.S. Testing Booster Shots;...

U.S. Launches Clinical Trial to Test COVID Vaccine Booster Shots The U.S. government’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) has started a clinical trial during which...