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April 27, 2016

Drug for Yeast Infections May Raise Miscarriage Risk, FDA Warns Agency recommends alternatives to fluconazole for mothers-to-be until its review is complete

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should use caution when prescribing the antifungal drug fluconazole during pregnancy because it may raise the risk of miscarriage, the U.S. Food…

April 27, 2016

Young Gay, Bisexual Men May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide, Study Finds They were much more likely to attempt to harm themselves than older counterparts, and blacks were also vulnerable

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young gay and bisexual men may be much more likely to attempt suicide or harm themselves than their older counterparts, and blacks are…

April 27, 2016

Kids From Poorer Families May Have Worse Food Allergy Care Parents often have fewer dollars for medication, preventive measures, study finds

By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A family's income may play a big role in the type of care a child with food allergies…

April 27, 2016

U.S. Health Report Card Finds Racial, Ethnic Disparities Persist But infant death rates, numbers of uninsured are improving, government analysis reveals

WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A report card on Americans' health finds that racial and ethnic disparities persist, with significant gaps in obesity, cesarean births and dental care.…

March 23, 2016

Colon Cancer Isn’t A Man’s Disease: What Every Woman Must Know

By: Idries J. Abdur-Rahman, MD, FACOG Obstetrician/Gynecologist When most people think about cancer in women, breast and ovarian cancer are usually the first two that come to mind. Many are…

March 23, 2016

The Parent’s Guide to Down’s Syndrome and other Common Trisomies.

By:  Idries J. Abdur-Rahman, MD, FACOG Obstetrician/Gynecologist So what is Trisomy?   Well to answer that questions we have to take a quick trip back to high school genetics.   All humans…

March 10, 2016

For ‘Ironman’ Athletes, Study Shows Danger of Too Much Water Frequent fluid stops entice racers to drink more than they need, expert says

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Long-distance triathletes who drink too much water during competition may end up with dangerously low blood sodium levels,…

February 19, 2016

Sufficient Sleep, Exercise May Help Keep Stroke at Bay

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who regularly exercise and get a full night's sleep may have a relatively lower risk of suffering…

January 27, 2016

New Transplant Technique Might Free Type 1 Diabetics From Daily Injections Mouse study showed that putting insulin-producing cells in capsules protected them from immune system

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Using a two-pronged approach, researchers report they were able to restore normal blood sugar levels for six months…

January 27, 2016

Melanoma Strikes Earlier If Indoor Tanning Begins in Teens: Study Findings support ban on tanning beds, researcher says

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Using tanning beds at a young age significantly raises a woman's risk of developing melanoma before the age…

January 27, 2016

Suicide Risk Rises Among Family, Friends of Suicide Victims: Study Social stigma can isolate those who are grieving, researcher explains

TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Family and friends of people who commit suicide are at high risk for attempted suicide themselves, a new British study finds. "Our results…
Everything You Ever Wanted to
Know About Pregnancy:

But Were Too
Embarrassed or Afraid to Ask

by Idries Abdur-Rahman (Goodreads Author),
Jamil Abdur-Rahman MD, Nikia Bilal (Editor)

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