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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenage mothers are at increased risk of delivering their babies prematurely, while older moms are more likely to give birth via Caesarean section, according to a new study from Ireland. "It more or less confirmed what we know...
Orange County's overall infant mortality rate, at nearly 7 percent, is the lowest it has been in 10 years and is even closer to meeting Healthy People 2020's national target of 6 percent. While there is reason to celebrate the efforts responsible for...
In Consumer Reports' latest Ratings of sunscreens, Up & Up (Target) Continuous Spray Sport SPF 50 and Equate (Wal-Mart) Ultra Protection Lotion SPF 50 earned the highest scores in tests and were among the least expensive. Some of the priciest sunscreens...
Fifteen-year-old Seth Melvin awakened from surgery to a blitz of pain and the vague sense that his right leg was on fire. The limb was actually gone, amputated hours earlier. And Seth was grateful. Despite the pain from the surgery, he finally felt...
East WindsorGrammy's Garden Learning Center in East Windsor was full of sunshine on Friday, May 17 when children from the center participated in the Fifth annual March of Dimes WonderWalk. To date the children have raised over $1,000 to support the organization's...
Most birds lost their penises somewhere along the trail of evolution. Scientists want to know where they went. A biological program that triggers cell death is to blame, and it may offer clues about both evolution and the molecular biology behind...
On Wednesday, President Obama was in town for a fundraiser, and I headed down to the Hilton Chicago on South Michigan to cover the Keystone protest. A couple things: 1) It’s telling that despite the supposed scandals engulfing the president, I...
Northeast District voters need to know what a good worker they would have to represent their interests in Aberdeen when they vote for Jim Kraft. I have been married to Jim for almost 39 years, and he takes all his jobs seriously. He has worked at Regal...
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Endocrinologist and Hospital of Central Connecticut medical staff memberHaving a baby brings feelings of joy and excitement—but complications can occur for both mother and child if diabetes is present or develops. Some women may develop gestational diabetes, when excess sugars from digested foods build up in the...
If you believe you have a right to know what you put in your body, join us at 11 a.m. Saturday at Main Beach for the March Against Monsanto. If you believe our Aliso Beach fire pits are a sacred right to enjoy a bonfire at the beach, let your local...
In a medical first, doctors used plastic particles and a 3-D laser printer to create an airway splint to save the life of a baby boy who used to stop breathing nearly every day. It's the latest advance from the booming field of regenerative medicine,...
The Hartford CourantA Harvard genetics expert has been named scientific director of the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine on the campus of the UConn Health Center, the company announced Monday. Charles Lee, who starts Aug. 1, is currently director of the molecular...
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