FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Giving U.S. female military veterans a year's supply of birth control pills would reduce their risk of unwanted pregnancies and lower health care costs, a new study finds.
The researchers also found that the health care cost savings would more than outweigh the expense of providing birth contro... Full Page
FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The number of preterm births to Hispanic women in the United States inched up shortly after the 2016 election -- raising the question of whether the political climate played a role, researchers say.
The study, of births between 2009 and 2017, found an uptick in preterm deliveries among Hispanic... Full Page
FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- As Americans mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and man's first steps on the surface of the moon, a new study offers a solution for a vexing problem that many astronauts experience on their return to Earth.
All the time that astronauts spend floating weightless can trigger faint... Full Page
FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Pot use and pregnancy hardly go hand-in-hand for health reasons, but more American women are using marijuana just before and right after they become pregnant, new research warns.
"These findings should alert women's health clinicians to be aware of potential increases in daily and weekly cannab... Full Page
FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes brings with it a variety of long-term complications, but at least one of those -- heart failure -- is a bigger threat to women than men, new research suggests.
The risk difference was even more pronounced for women with type 1 diabetes.
"Our global review of 12 million peopl... Full Page
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