Gynecologic Health News
Kansas Mom Gives Birth to Third Set of Twins in 2 Years
In a rare occurrence, a mom has given birth to her third set of twins. Danesha Couch, 20, of Kansas City, Kansas, welcomed two daughters, Darla and Dalanie, on June 17. The girls arrived less than one year after their twin sisters, Delilah and Davina, who were born May 29, 2015. "I was surprised on
Presidential Health: Do We Know Enough About the Candidates?
The nation is poised to elect one of its oldest presidents, and while age doesn't determine health, it begs the question: How much do we know — and should we know — about how physically fit Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are for the job? "Age always matters" when it comes to risk for disease,
Presidential Health: Do We Know Enough About Our Candidates?
The nation is poised to elect one of its oldest presidents, and while age doesn't determine health, it begs the question: How much do we know _ and should we know _ about how physically fit Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are for the job
Stars React to Nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards
Stars like Ellie Kemper and Bill Murray react to their nominations for the 68th Emmy Awards
Annual Pelvic Exam May No Longer Be Necessary for Some Women
Annual pelvic exams -- often an uncomfortable part of a woman's visit to the gynecologist's office -- may no longer be recommended for all women, according to new guidelines by a federal task force. The United States Preventive Service Task Force (USPSTF), the expert committee that advises U.S.
Abortion Requests in Latin America Rise After Zika Warnings, Study Says
Requests for abortion pills have increased significantly in seven Latin American countries after Zika-related health warnings were issued there, according to a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine . After the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued a health alert in
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Actress Opens Up About Painful Disorder
" Star Wars : The Force Awakens" star, Daisy Ridley, revealed a powerful message on her Instagram Thursday. The actress, 24, posted a selfie and explained that she has been suffering from endometriosis since she was 15. Endometriosis affects an estimated one in ten women and is a disorder that can
Zika Virus Forces Tough Choices on Couples Seeking Fertility Treatment
The day after she returned from her destination wedding in Puerto Rico, Elizabeth Agraz, of Los Angeles, received some unexpected news at a fertility appointment: Due to concerns about the Zika virus , she would have to delay her long-awaited pregnancy at least two more months. “It’s been a
What We Know About the Baby Born With Microcephaly in US to Zika-Infected Mother
An infant born with microcephaly in the New Jersey on Tuesday was delivered via emergency cesarean section and remains on intravenous nutrition, doctors said today. The infant is only the second baby suspected of being born in the U.S. with the Zika virus -related birth defect, characterized by an