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Yesterday | The Bradenton Times

Sunday Favorites: Cooling Off in Lithia Springs

I'm amazed at how many beautiful settings Florida has to offer. Just when I think I've seen it all, I discover a place like Lithia Springs, a crystal clear, shallow, sandy-bottomed pool of spring water that can be enjoyed for the bargain price of $4 per day.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hillsborough County, FL, Lithia, FL

Saturday | Vanguard

How I survived Ebola - Dennis Akagha

H e and his wife-to-be had lofty dreams of living fulfilled lives and raising wonderful children together.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Nigeria, World News, Marketing, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Halstead Gazette

40-year fight to see if pregnancy testing pill affected son's heart

A MOTHER is backing a campaign for a public inquiry into the use of a pregnancy testing drug which is alleged to have caused terrible deformities in children.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

Smartphone app to screen for jaundice in newborns

Jaundice is common in babies in the first few days after they are born. Now a team from the University of Washington is developing a smartphone app that should make it easier for doctors and parents to monitor newborns and decide if they need to have a blood test to confirm they have jaundice.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Health

Medical News Today

MOMS trial set a new standard of care: 100 Prenatal Surgeries for Spina Bifida

Reporting on 100 recent cases of fetal surgery for spina bifida, specialists at a premier fetal surgery program achieved results similar to those published three years previously in a landmark clinical trial that established a new standard of care for prenatal repair of this birth defect.

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Related Topix: Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health

Thu Aug 28, 2014

PMFM 92.9FM

Panda Fakes Pregnancy To Get Treats

Ai Hin, a 6-year-old giant panda living at Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Centre in China, had been displaying pregnancy symptoms for two months.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, China, Asia, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

JD Supra

New Bill Expands Illinois Human Rights Act's Pregnancy Protections

On August 26, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed House Bill 8 , amending the Illinois Human Rights Act by placing new obligations on employers with respect to pregnant employees.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pat Quinn, US Governors

AmericanBankingNews.com

Panda Might Have Faked Pregnancy To Get Special Treatment

A panda in China showed pregnancy symptoms that disappeared after two months of observation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

South China Morning Post

Panda deemed to have false pregnancy as staff notice 'she liked eating buns more than giving birth'

Phantom pregnancy forces Chengdu base to call off what would have been world's first live broadcast of cub birth A panda snacks on an apple at the Chengdu breeding centre in Sichuan province.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, China, Asia

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Medical News Today

Iron deficiency and pica linked in pregnant teens

In a study of 158 pregnant teenagers in Rochester, NY, nearly half engaged in pica - the craving and intentional consumption of ice, cornstarch, vacuum dust, baby powder and soap, and other nonfood items, reports a new Cornell study.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Rochester, NY, Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014

JD Supra

EEOC's New Enforcement Guidelines Expand Employers' Obligations Toward Pregnant Employees

In July 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , on a 3-2 vote, issued new "Enforcement Guidance" on pregnancy-related issues.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Medicine, Health, Transportation, Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

Medical News Today

50 percent cesarean section delivery rate in China

Efforts must be made to decrease China's increasing caesarean section rate, suggests a new commentary published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nursing, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Medical News Today

Pregnancies affected by 9/11 dust cloud

Pregnant women living near the World Trade Center during 9/11 experienced higher-than-normal negative birth outcomes, according to a new working paper by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Newswise

Pregnancy Pain Focus of Loyola Study

Aches and pains are common during pregnancy, yet many women dismiss them as a normal part of carrying a baby.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WebMD

8 Early Signs of Pregnancy

Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, WebMD

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Medical News Today

New study shows link between maternal age and emergency delivery

An increased risk of emergency operative delivery is linked with increasing maternal age, suggests a new study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology .

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Medical News Today

'The time has come to consider neonatal outcomes when designing...

Brenna Anderson, MD, of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Women & Infants of Rhode Island and an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, has published a commentary in the current issue of BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology , now available online.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University, Health

Thu Aug 07, 2014

ABA Banking Journal

New federal guidance expands overlooked law - and concept of "pregnancy-related"

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed in 1978 to amend Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to add pregnancy discrimination to the definition of prohibited discrimination on the basis of sex.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Examiner.com

Research says morning sickness can be good for your baby

Morning sickness is one of the most common and unpleasant symptoms of pregnancy.

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Related Topix: Health

Medical News Today

Development of brain function altered by prenatal alcohol exposure

In the first study of its kind, Prapti Gautam, PhD, and colleagues from The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles found that children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders showed weaker brain activation during specific cognitive tasks than their unaffected counterparts.

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Related Topix: Health

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