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Yesterday | Media Matters for America

WSJ Attacks Efforts To Fix Conservative Case Law That Allows Discrimination Against Pregnant Women

The Wall Street Journal took a stand against fair treatment for pregnant workers, complaining that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's new guidelines designed to fight pregnancy discrimination despite conservative Supreme Court opinions holding discrimination against pregnant women is not sex discrimination was a "radical" reading of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Medicine, Health, US News, Liberal Political News

Monday | Mothering

Miscarriage: The Silent Box

To be filled with life is something. To be pregnant with a growing little miracle of science and nature in your belly is beautiful.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ghanamma.com

Korle-Bu faces shortage of drug for treating pregnancy complication

Pregnant women in labour at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital at risk of life-threatening complications as the facility runs out of magnesium sulphate - an essential drug for stabilizing pre-eclampsia: a rare but severe condition that causes seizures during pregnancy This complication is caused by high blood pressure and increased protein in the urine ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 22, 2014

jdsupra.com

EEOC Adopts Controversial Positions in Recently Issued Enforcement...

On July 14, 2014, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission , over the dissent of two of its five members, issued an Enforcement Guidance on pregnancy and related issues.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Medicine, Health, Transportation, Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Independent.ie

Zoo's new baby weighs in at an impressive 80kg

The baby is Yasmin's third calf, and the birth had been eagerly awaited by zoo staff for several weeks.

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Related Topix: Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic), Medicine, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Garden City Observer

'Baby brain' makes pregnancy forgettable

With pregnancy come side effects that some women, myself included, don't particularly like.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Study identifies molecular key to healthy pregnancy

Scientists have identified a crucial molecular key to healthy embryo implantation and pregnancy in a study that may offer new clues about the medical challenges of infertility/subfertility, abnormal placentation, and placenta previa.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Nutrition Journal

Effect of supplementation with ferrous sulfate or iron bis-glycinate...

Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies worldwide. It is more prevalent when iron requirements are increased during pregnancy and during growth spurts of infancy and adolescence.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ferrous Sulfate (generic), Feosol, Iron, Supplement, Health, Anemia

Medical News Today

A child's immune system may be boosted by natural birth

A number of studies suggest that children delivered by Caesarean section have a different intestinal flora than children delivered by natural birth.

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Related Topix: Immunology, Biology, Science, Health

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Secret documents could be revealed about 'government cover-up' over pregnancy drug

DOCUMENTS relating to controversial pregnancy testing drug Primodos could be revealed by the government, following a campaign by an MP.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic)

Wed Jul 09, 2014

International Business Times

Kourtney Kardashian's Pregnancy: An Eye Opener To Many Going To Be Mommies

's 35-year-old sister Kourtney Kardashian was seen telling her partner, "I'm pregnant."

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Related Topix: Health, World News, Africa, South Sudan

Medical News Today

In the UK, signs of severe maternal sepsis should be regarded as an obstetric emergency

In the UK, about 50 pregnant and postnatal women develop life-threatening severe maternal sepsis for every woman who dies from the condition, according to a study from UK researchers published in PLOS Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Medical News Today

Brain cell development affected by schizophrenia-associated gene variation

Johns Hopkins researchers have begun to connect the dots between a schizophrenia-linked genetic variation and its effect on the developing brain.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Health

Medical News Today

During the winter months more males are born left-handed

Various manual tasks in everyday life require the use of the right hand or are optimized for right-handers.

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Related Topix: Health

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Prime Minister will meet MP to talk about Little Lever mum's pregnancy testing drug claims

THE Prime Minister will meet Bolton MP Yasmin Qureshi to discuss her fight for a public inquiry into a pregnancy testing drug which a Bolton mum claims ruined her life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic)

Medical News Today

Fertility treatment outcomes 'dependent on sperm quality, not age of donor'

Contrary to previous studies, new research finds that the outcome of fertility treatment using sperm donors may not be dependent on a man's age, but the quality of their sperm.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Genetics, Medicine, Health

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