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3 min ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

Why Whidbey General Hospital Called The Midwife

Sarah Meyer , a midwife, was recently hired by Whidbey Island General Hospital, as part of a plan to reduce the hospital's C-section rate.

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Related Topix: Coupeville, WA, Medicine, Nursing, US Military, US Navy

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Complications with allergy medications - 8 deadly effects to be aware of

As allergy season continues, it is important to remember that there are several natural options and that it is not necessary to take Claritin and Benadryl this year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Benadryl, Diphenhydramine (generic), Claritin, Loratadine (generic)

Genesee Country Express

From Masters of Sex to Boardwalk Empire: How Accurate Are Fact-Based Dramas?

Halfway through the pilot episode of the Showtime series Masters of Sex , which is based on the story of real-life sex researchers Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson, Masters leaves his wife, Libby, in the care of another doctor as she undergoes infertility treatments so he can slip into a neighboring examination room and watch a prostitute ... (more)

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Boardwalk Empire, Entertainment, Television, Medicine, Deadwood, Drama, Deadwood, SD

Medical News Today

Patient perspectives on breast reconstruction following mastectomy

Less than 42 percent of women underwent breast reconstruction following a mastectomy for cancer , and the factors associated with foregoing reconstruction included being black, having a lower education level and being older.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer

Medical News Today

Anti-aging clinicians help women treat menopausal symptoms

Feeling that conventional doctors did not take their suffering seriously, women instead sought out hormonal treatments for menopausal symptoms from anti-aging clinicians, according to a Case Western Reserve University study that investigated the appeal of anti-aging medicine.

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Related Topix: Case Western Reserve University, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Medicine

CBC News

Funding for midwives would save New Brunswick money, group says

N.B. Families for Midwives is lobbying for funding for midwives to become an issue in the upcoming provincial election.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News

Researchers examine China's caesarean section rate

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

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Health

CNN

Menopause: Questions women aren't asking

Menopause: the permanent end of fertility that commonly happens to women in their late 40s and 50s.

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Related Topix: Menopause, Medicine, Health, Human Sexuality

Medical News Today

Surge in infertility treatments led by white, heterosexual women

Heterosexual white women are twice as likely as racial or sexual minority women to obtain medical help to get pregnant, according to a recent study published by the American Psychological Association.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infertility, Gay/Lesbian, University of Virginia

Modern Healthcare

Molina Healthcare names new medical chief

Managed-care insurer Molina Healthcare has named Dr. Keith Wilson chief medical officer.Wilson, 58, an obstetrician and gynecologist, started his new role of overseeing all medical functions in August.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Molina Healthcare, Medicine, Long Beach, CA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

New York Daily News

Get tested early and often to help detect HPV: Melissa Mark-Viverito

It had been a while since I had seen a gynecologist - two years, in fact. I know I am supposed to have an annual exam, but as many of us do, I allowed time to pass and work to take over.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cervical Cancer, Health

KUOW-FM Seattle

Labor Intensive: Letting Women Push Longer To Avoid C-Sections

Emily Cameron, left, her husband and their five children. Her first-born was delivered by C-section at 37 weeks, which she believes was unnecessary.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Boulder, CO

Science Daily

Women will benefit from the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage

Women could benefit greatly from the Affordable Care Act's mandate for contraceptive coverage, according to researchers.

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Related Topix: Penn State College of Medicine, Medicine, Women's Health

Live Science

Flu Shot Recommended for All Pregnant Women

Pregnant women should get the flu shot, regardless of how far along they are in their pregnancies, according to updated guidelines released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists .

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Influenza

The Daily News

Williams Joins Memphis Obstetrics as OB/GYN

Dr. Jason Williams has joined the staff of Memphis Obstetrics & Gynecological Association PC, where he will focus on women's health care issues, including prevention, diagnosis and management of many general medical conditions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Women's Health, Health, University of Tennessee, Australia, Knoxville, TN, World News, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Medical News Today

Daughters 'spend twice as much time' caring for elderly parents than sons

A new study to be presented at the American Sociological Association's Annual Meeting today in San Francisco, CA, suggests that daughters care for their elderly parents as much as they can, while sons help very little in comparison.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Princeton University, IGN Entertainment, Genetics, Medicine

Medical News Today

Divorce unlikely for middle-aged women who seek affairs due to lack of passion in their marriages

When middle-aged women seek extra-marital affairs, they are looking for more romantic passion, which includes sex - and don't want to divorce their husbands, suggests new research to be presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, University of Southern California, Medicine

Medical News Today

Improved growth in premature infants fed human milk fat

For premature infants, adequate growth while in the neonatal intensive care unit is an indicator of better long-term health and developmental outcomes.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Pediatrics

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

Staff disputes at Manning Hospital may have cost patients lives

Health Minister Jillian Skinner has said she is confident serious staff problems at Taree's Manning Hospital, that may have cost the life of a patient, are being addressed.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Independent.ie

Doctors are being asked to play God without getting proper training

Are doctors playing God if they refuse a pregnant and suicidal woman an abortion because the baby she is carrying is within two weeks of standing a better chance of survival? It's a question that has put the spotlight back on the role doctors can play in determining life and death.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Medicine, Opinion

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