Miscarriage: Sue’s journey

Nothing can prepare you for the devastation of being told that your pregnancy hasn’t made it, it’s just not something that is ever anticipated.Many women...

Most Prescription Meds Lack Dosing Guidelines for Obese Kids

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 (HealthDay News)—Obesity can change how prescription drugs work, but many medications used to treat children don't say so on their...

Opioid Epidemic Also Taking Toll on Babies

MONDAY, Jan. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News)—In yet another example of how far-reaching the fallout from America's opioid epidemic is, researchers report that babies exposed...

Opioids Over-Prescribed After C-Sections

THURSDAY, June 8, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Women are routinely prescribed more opioid painkillers than they need after Cesarean sections, creating a high risk for...

When Exactly Did I Get Pregnant?

This is a call I get all the time: Help! When exactly did I get pregnant? Usually the person on the other end...

How pregnancy affects your sleep

If you’re pregnant you’ve almost certainly heard that a healthy diet and the right amount of exercise are the pillars of a healthy pregnancy. But...

ADHD Drug Use Soars Among Young Women

THURSDAY, Jan. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News)—Though drugs to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are typically taken by children and young teens, scores of women of...

Fear of Crime Drives Kids From Their Neighborhoods

TUESDAY, Aug. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News)—If parents are afraid of local crime, kids spend less time hanging out in their neighborhoods, according to a...

Breastfeeding Problems and How to Solve Them

Not all new moms and babies get the hang of breastfeeding right away. For many, it's challenging at first. You make a few mistakes or...

'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...