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High mercury levels harmful to babies

Guidelines regarding fish consumption have been released by the Food and Drug Administration for women who are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, and children.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health, Life, Food, Seafood

Thu Aug 28, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Females ignored in basic medical research

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.


Related Topix: Health, Northwestern University

St. Petersburg Times

Laughing gas in delivery rooms? More area hospitals say yes

Pregnant with her third child, Lizzy Lester knew she wanted a natural, unmedicated delivery.


Related Topix: Tampa General Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Clearwater, FL, Tampa, FL, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology



Our Jefferson Award Winners for August are making sure all women in their community get the healthcare they need.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Madison, WI


It Finally Happened: Angelina and Brad Got Married

Need a break from the award show photo galleries? These celebs went from red carpet to real world and put in the hard work for a happy, healthy life just like the rest of us.


Related Topix: Wedding, Health

Dr. Oz and Wendy Williams talk weight loss, thyroid disease and ideal waist size

Wendy Williams has become famed for her flippant chatter on her talk show. But when she joined Dr. Mehmet Oz on his show Aug. 28 , their conversation became serious as they discussed women's health topics ranging from weight loss to thyroid disease .


Related Topix: Thyroid (generic), Armour Thyroid, Health, Diabetes

Scientific Blogging

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: Why Pregnant Women Should Love Blood Tests

Susan J. Gross, M.D., is Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, Pediatrics and Genetics at the Albert Einstein College... It has been almost 400 years since the publication of Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus by the British physician William Harvey, which accurately described the circulation ... (more)


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Biology, Science, Health, Circulation

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Powerful' read attacks culture of death, examines non-negotiable issues

In the opening line of her new book, " Non-negotiable: Essential Principles of a Just Society and Humane Culture ," Sheila Liaugminas writes, "We the people are losing our ability to think clearly or reason well."


Related Topix: University of Phoenix, Health

Crooks and Liars

GOP Study Shows Women Think GOP Policies Stink

Well, now. I guess Republicans are working on their microtargeting skills this week because they've produced a study -- one they actually paid for -- advising them that women just don't care much for Republicans.


Related Topix: Health, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

Dallas Observer

It Really Sucks to Be a Woman in Texas

"Ma" Ferguson became Texas' first female governor after her husband was impeached.


Related Topix: Texas, Health

Mother Jones

Wendy Davis. August 26, 2014

As a September 1 deadline looms, nearly all of Texas's 41 clinics have shut their doors-and a few are still fighting to stay open.


Related Topix: Texas, Abortion

The American Prospect

Jindal's Assault on Abortion Rights the Latest Round in the War on Women

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal delivers the keynote address during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington, Saturday, June 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Health, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Reporter

NorthBay conference to focus on women's health

NorthBay Healthcare will hold its 10th Women's Conference Sept. 27 at its Administration Center, 4500 Business Center Drive in Fairfield.


Related Topix: Fairfield, CA

American Reporter

An Ar AppealTHANK You for Your Help! We Made it

It shouldn't come as a surprise that that the far right is not just opposed to abortion, but contraception, too.


Related Topix: Abortion, US News, Human Sexuality, Health, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama


Protein in 'Good Cholesterol' May Be a Key to Treating Pulmonary Hypertension

Oxidized lipids are known to play a key role in inflaming blood vessels and hardening arteries, which causes diseases like atherosclerosis.


Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health, Anesthesiology, Medicine

Cross Roads News

Middle class deserves a Congress that's working ...

Hard-working American families deserve a Congress that is working hard for them, committed to creating jobs, expanding opportunity, and strengthening the middle class.


Related Topix: US News, Health

Scarlett Johansson designs T-shirt for a cause

Actress Scarlett Johansson has teamed up with women's group, Planned Parenthood, to design a T-shirt for one of their fundraising campaigns.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Health


Nurse Midwife Offers Suggestions for Successful Breast Feeding

Most new moms know the benefits of breast feeding. For babies, it can lower the risk of developing asthma, diabetes, and leukemia.


Related Topix: Leukemia, Health, Medicine, Nursing, Columbia University, New York

Inter Press Service

How Midwives on Sierra Leone's Almost Untouched Turtle Islands are Improving Women's Health

The eight islands that comprise Turtle Islands, Sierra Leone, are remote and practically untouched by modern civilisation.


Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News, Health

Daily Echo

Public are invited to Hampshire hospitals roadshow

A SERIES of roadshows will take place over the next two months to show the work being carried out by the NHS in Hampshire.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Health,