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Flu Shot Recommended for All Pregnant Women
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August 19th, 2014
Pregnant? Then you should get a flu shot, according to new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
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Liberal and Conservative States Equally Clueless About Abortions
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August 18th, 2014
Americans living in politically liberal states and those in conservative states have an equally low understanding of abortion's health effects and the laws regarding the procedure, a new national survey finds.
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Stay Up Late? How It Could Hurt Your Fertility
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July 15th, 2014
Women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant may want to think about avoiding light at night, a new review of research suggests.
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Resveratrol Supplements May Harm Fetus, Primate Study Suggests
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June 11th, 2014
The popular supplement resveratrol may cause problems in a fetus if taken during pregnancy, according to a new study done in primates called Japanese macaques.
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DIY Vaginal Ultrasounds Could Reduce Trips to the Doctor
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July 23rd, 2014
Women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) may be able to cut down on their trips to the doctor, thanks to a technology that allows them to perform vaginal ultrasounds at home.
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Pregnant Women May Lack Info on Household Toxins
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June 25th, 2014
Pregnant women could be missing out on information about how environmental toxins may affect their unborn babies, new research suggests.
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