Gynecologic Health News
Doctors Report More Women Asking About IUDs After Election
Some doctors in the U.S. are reporting more women asking their physicians about long-lasting birth control devices following concerns about free access to contraception if Trump takes office and ends the Affordable Care Act (ACA). "We have seen a clear-cut increase in discussion through electronic
New Reality Series 'Live PD' Takes Viewers Inside 6 Busiest Police Forces
The "GMA" team of insiders analyzes some of the biggest stories trending this morning.
Two Aleppo Hospitals Attacked as Number of Injured Civilians Increases
Two of the largest hospitals in the besieged part of eastern Aleppo, Syria, have been attacked and are now out of service, as the number of wounded civilians continues to grow, according to a local medical group. The attack on one hospital, known as M2, an OBGYN and pediatric clinic, killed two
If You Snooze ... You Win? New Study Suggests 'Short Sleepers' Have Daytime Dysfunction
While some people claim they function perfectly on less than six hours of sleep, researchers have found that may not actually be the case. A new study published today in Brain and Behavior looked at patterns in the brain of chronically sleep-deprived people and found they may not be aware how
Inside Clinton and Trump's Health History Disclosures
Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have released new information about the state of their health after facing growing pressure to be open about their physical well-being. Each candidate has released two letters from their respective doctors since the start of the campaign. Here's a look at the
Husband Speaks Out About Postpartum Depression After Losing Wife
Raul Martinez and his wife Kelly welcomed their daughter into the world on Nov. 24, 2009. Three months later, Raul received a call from his mother-in-law that his wife, who had been struggling with postpartum depression , had committed suicide. “I remember having a discussion with her a week before
Task Force Explores Why Texas Had Higher Pregnancy Death Rates in Study
Texas officials are working to understand why more women across the state have been dying either during pregnancy or shortly after. A study published this month has found that maternal mortality rates doubled in Texas between 2011 and 2012 compared to the years before and a new state task force is
Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Linked to Childhood Behavioral Problems, Study Finds
A common over-the-counter pain medication has been associated with increased risk of developing behavioral issues for children who were exposed to the drug in utero, according to a study published today in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics . Children were more likely to exhibit behavioral issues,
Is Cupping Therapy a Solution to Pain?
Dr. Jennifer Ashton and Jill Blakeway join "GMA" for a demonstration of the ancient healing technique adopted by several members of Team USA.
Florida Fertility Doctor Describes Struggle of Advising Patients Amid Zika Virus Outbreak
Fears over the impact of the Zika virus and how it can affect developing fetuses has led health officials to focus primarily on helping and protecting pregnant women. But fertility doctors in Miami, the location of the first cases of locally transmitted Zika cases in the continental U.S., say their