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2 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Republican legislator and obstetrician who backed state health care...

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. As a physician, John Moyer had a soft voice and a calm bedside manner that brought thousands of Spokane's babies into the world.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US News, Spokane, WA, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, Democrat, Parkinson's Disease, Health

3 hrs ago | E! Online

Mindy Kaling Has Babies on the Brain at Age 35: "If I Want to Have Three Kids, I Need to Get Going"

The actress plays an obstetrician on The Mindy Project , the half-hour Fox rom-com she created in 2012 that's paired her with a wide range of love interests .

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Related Topix: Mindy Kaling, Medicine, Chris Messina

7 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

Consumers urge accountability from hospitals in maternity care

On Monday, mothers and supporters gathered at the Norwalk reservoir and at over 115 locations throughout the weekend for the third annual Rally to Improve Birth.

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Related Topix: Medicine

11 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

New paper on activity restriction in pregnancy

In a new guideline, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine has recommended against the routine use of bed rest in pregnancy.

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12 hrs ago | KCRG

Early Detection is Key to Surviving Ovarian Cancer

Each year 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Nearly 60 percent of them have already reached Stage 3. The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition says awareness is key to catching it early which is why September has been designation as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology

15 hrs ago | Health.com

More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies

One suggests that 6-year-olds who were breast-fed have a lower risk of ear, throat and sinus infections compared to bottle-fed infants, while the other finds a similar trend when it comes to allergies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Life, Food, Nutrition

19 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Overlooking sex differences in biomedical research may have serious consequences

A new study from Northwestern Medicine has found that surgical researchers rarely use female animals or female cells in their published studies - despite a huge body of evidence showing that sex differences can play a crucial role in medical research.

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Related Topix: Medicine

23 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

Pregnant women should be injected with mercury, says nurse organization

Nearly every pregnancy and health advocacy group in the nation, including Consumer Reports , advises pregnant women to avoid consuming products like canned tuna fish that contain high levels of neurotoxic mercury.

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Related Topix: Medicine, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Influenza, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Consumers Urge Accountability from Hospitals in Maternity Care

As greater national attention is brought to alarming rates of Cesarean section and other maternity care quality indicators, consumers are asking their local hospitals to join the push for accountability.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The News-Star

Medicine looking into differences between women and menMedicine...

Medicine looking into differences between women and men Medicine has traditionally treated women as if they were merely smaller men.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Women's Health, Health, Winston-Salem, NC, Salem, NC, Biology, Science

Washington Times

EXCHANGE: Premature baby defies odds, comes home

William was 1 pound, 6 ounces and about the size of a water bottle, recalled his parents, Nicole and Josh Nyberg.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IL, Medicine, Normal, IL

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KCWY13

Group Wants Improved Birth Practices in Casper

"Wyoming Medical Center sympathizes with a mother's desire to experience natural child birth, but we do not have the resources to meet guidelines set by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to provide safe VBACs.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Labor Day rally pushing for better births

Labor Day has a new meaning, as maternal health advocates join others nationwide to inform women about the need to have a positive birth experience.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Jacksonville, TX, Crockett, TX, Carthage, TX

Scoop

New Zealand's first breastfeeding seminar for physicians

'What Every Doctor Needs to Know' will provide up-to-date research and clinical information on current issues in breastfeeding medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Salt Lake Tribune

Commentary: Op-ed: It's time to put a woman's heal...

In states across the country, politicians are passing laws that single out abortion care for regulations that apply to no other similar medical practices.

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Related Topix: Medicine, us Travel, Travel, Women's Health, Health, Opinion

She Knows

Why I'm considering an elective induction

Chaunie Brusie is writer, speaker, and labor and delivery nurse. Her first book, Tiny Blue Lines , a guide to young motherhood, was released in May 2014.

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Related Topix: Motherhood, Family, Parenting, Medicine

Freshnews

Aesculap, Inc. Announces Caiman(R) 5 Seal and Cut Technology Line Extension

Aesculap, Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of its Caiman 5 Seal and Cut Technology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cleveland, OH

BioMed Central

A collagen-fibrin patch (Tachosil(R)) for the prevention of...

Lymphoceles are a common complication after pelvic lymphadenectomy in women with gynecologic malignancies.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Aug 29, 2014

StamfordPlus.com

PPSNE Recognizes Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

September is both National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England encourages women of all ages to schedule a preventive health screening.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Menopause, Health

Richmond County Daily Journal

FirstHealth oncologist helps lead ovarian cancer fight

This year, about 21,980 women will learn they have ovarian cancer. If they are diagnosed at an early stage, when the disease is still localized, about 94 percent of them will still be alive after five years.

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Related Topix: Ovarian Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Breast Cancer

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