Low Sperm Count May Signal Serious Health Risks for Men

MONDAY, March 19, 2018 (HealthDay News)—A low sperm count may do more than affect a man's ability to have children. It also may be...

'March Madness' Is a Peak Time for Vasectomies

FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 (HealthDay News)—Thinking about a vasectomy? Now—during March Madness—might be just the time for the procedure. The NCAA basketball tournament and...

Birth Defects Affect 7 Percent of Zika-Exposed Babies

WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 (HealthDay News)—A new study of pregnant women in the Caribbean further confirms that Zika virus causes birth defects, particularly if...

Exercising in Heat or Taking Hot Baths May Be Safe During Pregnancy

FRIDAY, March 2, 2018 (HealthDay News)—If you're pregnant and want to exercise in warm weather or take hot baths or short saunas, that's safe,...

Exercise in Heat and Hot Baths May Be Safe During Pregnancy

FRIDAY, March 2, 2018 (HealthDay News)—If you're pregnant and want to exercise in warm weather or take hot baths or short saunas, that's safe,...

1 in 14 Pregnant Women Still Smokes

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News)—Though the dangers of smoking during pregnancy to both mother and baby are well-known, just over 7 percent of...

Pointers for Easier Potty Training

MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News)—Are you frustrated with the way your toddler's toilet training is going? First, keep in mind that the average...

Taking Birth Control Pills After 40

Many women I speak to are surprised to learn that they can take birth control pills in their 40s and early 50s, as long...

U.S. Child Obesity Levels Not Falling After All

MONDAY, Feb. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News)—Despite some promising reports in recent years, it seems the U.S. childhood obesity problem is not turning a corner....

Flu Shot During Pregnancy Poses No Harm to Baby

TUESDAY, Feb. 20, 2018 (HealthDay News)—There's some good news for expecting moms who are trying to weather a brutal flu season—a new study shows...