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Are 2nd Breast Cancer Surgeries Always Necessary?

Thousands of breast cancer patients in the United States might be spared a second surgery if more tissue was removed during initial breast-conserving, partial...
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Newer birth control pills may raise blood clot risk

Blood clots have been a known risk of oral contraceptives since the 1990s, but for most women, the chances seemed small enough to justify...
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How FDA plan to lift ban on blood donations by gay...

While I support the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision to eliminate the lifetime ban on blood donations by gay men, there are elements of...
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Sandra Lee’s breast cancer diagnosis highlights the need for early mammograms

I applaud Sandra Lee’s courage in revealing her breast cancer diagnosis and agree with her decision to share her story and state very clearly...
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Constipation during pregnancy

Is it normal to have constipation during pregnancy? Unfortunately, yes. Throughout your pregnancy, hormonal changes can result in sluggish digestion. Then as your uterus grows,...
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Breastfeeding your baby

Everyone thinks that breastfeeding comes naturally. But for infants born prematurely or who are ill at birth, that often isn't the case. Some babies,...
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Relaxation… there’s an app for that

We could all use a few minutes to just relax and refocus, but, lets be honest with each other do any of us have...
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Could gestational diabetes be linked to autism?

Pregnancy-related diabetes may increase the risk a child will develop autism, new research suggests. The blood sugar disorder, known as gestational diabetes, was linked to...
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How to change your baby’s diaper.

Properly changing a baby's diaper is a question that we receive from many of our readers. We spoke to a Registered Nurse to get...