Much back pain in pregnancy is related to the strain on your back from the weight of your growing baby. Using proper posture can help prevent and even relieve some of the pain.
Is Hysterectomy Always Needed for a Common, Painful Gynecologic Condition? TUESDAY, Sept. 14, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A hysterectomy isn’t necessarily needed to treat a common women’s health problem, researchers report. Adenomyosis is abnormal tissue growth in the wall of the uterus, which causes cramps and heavy menstrual bleeding. The condition affects as many as […]
Pandemic Has Many Women Holding Back on Motherhood, NYC Study Finds THURSDAY, Sept. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The COVID-19 pandemic has many women thinking twice about having more kids. In a survey of close to 1,200 New York City women with young children, one-third of respondents who had been thinking about having another baby […]
Why Are More U.S. Babies Being Born With Syphilis? THURSDAY, Sept. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The number of U.S. infants born with syphilis is climbing at an alarming pace, reaching a high not seen since the 1990s, according to new government figures. Newborn syphilis, a potentially fatal condition, was at one time nearly eliminated […]
Are Stillbirths More Common in Women Infected With COVID? MONDAY, Sept. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 is surging in U.S. states with low vaccination rates, and these places may also be seeing a higher-than-usual number of stillbirths linked to the virus. While the number of stillbirths is still very low nationally, doctors in the […]
Your State’s Laws Might Save Your Life If Breast Cancer Strikes MONDAY, Sept. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — When Nancy Cappello was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer in 2003, she was stunned. How could this have happened? She went for her annual screening mammogram every year and was always told that all was fine. It […]