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    Active Lifestyle Slows Asthma Lung Damage

    Every year, more than 3 million people in the United States are diagnosed with asthma.  The disease causes the airways to become so inflamed it makes breathing difficult and can be severe enough to be fatal.  Generally, the longer a person has the disease, the more damage to the lungs and bronchial tubes but a recent study from Norway found that the respiratory system of asthma patients who mai ... more »

    JAMA Describes Congenital Zika Syndrome

     In the latest issue of JAMA Neurology, the new term, “congenital Zika syndrome,” is used to describe the widespread brain damage caused by prenatal exposure to the Zika virus.  In previous medical and news literature, microcephaly (small head circumference) has become the hallmark of exposure but the JAMA article coined the new term after an extensive study of prenatally expo ... more »

    Good News About Morning Sickness!

    About 60-80% of all women experience some degree of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, according to a British journal on nursing.  A new study from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), a branch of the National Institutes of Health in the US, suggests morning sickness ... more »

    Here’s What’s Different About Sex During Pregnancy

    People have been having sex and getting pregnant for longer than anybody can remember but the idea of sex during pregnancy is a constant source of question.  Sex during pregnancy involves the body and the emotions just as it did before but pregnancy does present a few new issues. ... more »

    Sex and the Five Trimesters of Pregnancy

      You’re probably thinking there only three trimesters of pregnancy, right?  After all, “tri-“ means three but it could mean that there are five distinct three-month periods associated with pregnancy and each one affects your sex life in distinctly different ways. ... more »

    Do This When You Are Pregnant and Not Feeling Sexy

    Feeling sexy while pregnant can be a little tough on some women and it gets tough on most women as pregnancy progresses.  The hormones that fed the flames of love that got you pregnant take a roller-coaster ride through pregnancy.  In most cases, lack of interest in sex is just a passing thing and libido will return in a week or two.  Here are some things you can do to keep romance alive while ... more »

    7 Things You Did Not Know About Birth Control and Getting Pregnant

    1).  Expect 30 years of birth control Surveys indicate most women in the US want two children.  To limit family size to two kids, birth control measures will be needed for about 30 years. ... more »

    7 Things You Did Not Know About Getting Pregnant in Your 30s

    These seven things here that tell you what you did not know about getting pregnant in Your 30s: ... more »

    7 Things You Did Not Know About Getting Pregnant

     1)  It takes a sperm and an egg Might seem obvious but it was a mystery until 1784.  That’s when Catholic priest / biologist / physiologist Lazzaro Spallanzani put two and two together.  He performed in vitro fertilization (IVF) on frogs and artificial insemination on a dog to prove the point.  Before that, nobody truly knew where babies came from. ... more »

    Treating Depression More Fun, Less Costly with Behavior Activation

    People in the United Kingdom (UK) who are struggling with depression are finding that a new kind of treatment – behavior activation (BA) – is more fun and less costly than traditional treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).  BA doesn’t require the use of medications that come with undesirable side effects but works in conjunction with antidepressants for patients who can to ... more »

    High Cholesterol? Get More Sleep

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    Omega-3s From Fish Sources May Decrease Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

    As many as 1.5 million Americans have rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disease that prompts the immune system to attack the fluids and structures that allow for easy, pain-free movement of the joints.  Women are three times more likely to develop RA than men but there is a genetic link.  Anyone is at increased risk at any age if a family member is diagnosed with it. ... more »

    U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation for Diabetes Screening In Pregnancy

    This is a clinical summary of U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations for screening for diabetes in pregnancy. ... more »

    Hermaphrodite - Can They get Pregnant?

    A human has both female and male chromosomes pairs (47XXY, 46XX/46XY, 46XX/47XXY or 45X/XY mosaic) and usually both testicular and ovarian tissue. ... more »

    Adele Pregnant and Ready to be a Mum

    The Adele pregnancy rumors were verified by the star personally and sheclaims she couldn't be happier with the way 2012 is shaping up. ... more »

    Can You Get Your Period When You Are Pregnant?

    You can't have a regular  menstrual period once you are pregnant, but up to 30% of pregnant women experience some vaginal bleeding, and most go on to have a normal pregnancy. That is not the same as a menstrual period. ... more »

    Giving Birth

    It's an amazing experience to bring a baby into the world, so it's normal for pregnant women to look forward to giving birth.  ... more »

    How to Get Pregnant After The Pill and Other Birth Control

    It is safe to get pregnant as soon as you stop birth control, stop the pill, or have the IUD removed? Getting pregnant after birth control is not as complicated as many believe. ... more »

    Alicia Keys Proud of that Swizz Beatz Bump

    Alicia Keys is a diva, singer, actress and soon to be mother. Recently spotted on the red carpet with husband Swizz Beatz, Alicia Keys did not look like the negative press ... more »

    Ali Larter Meets her Final Destination

    After just three weeks dating actor/writer boyfriend Hayes MacArthur, Ali Larter was ready for marriage, according to an interview with Cosmopolitan. ... more »

    Alana de la Garza Practicing Law and Order at Home

    Law & Order is one of the most popular television shows ever created and Alana de la Garza was lucky enough to be a part of the series some time ago. ... more »

    Vitamin C and Baby's Brain Development

    The lack of proper Vitamin C levels in the diet during pregnancy could be linked to impaired brain development of the fetus, according to a new study. ... more »

    New Cars Designed Specifically for Moms

    Car developers in the UK are formulating production model cars with the pregnant driver and passenger in mind. The new model is called Expecting, and plans to change how automobiles are designed to increase the safety of pregnant drivers and passengers. ... more »

    Pregnant Women First in Line for H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine

    According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), pregnant women should be one of the first groups of people in line for an H1N1 vaccine once it is produced. ... more »

    Can Too Much Iron Hurt the Fetus?

    Iron toxicity is mostly a problem for children, but the adult body will only utilize so much iron. ... more »

    How to Tell Your Husband That You Are Pregnant in 12 Steps

    Our 12 step program will provide you in detail how to tell your husband that you are pregnant. ... more »

    Amanda Peet Pregnant

    The first child of Amanda Peet and her husband David Benioff is the beautiful Frances Pen. ... more »

    Is Rachel Ray Pregnant?

    Is Rachel Ray Pregnant? In an interview with Us Magazine, Rachel Ray denied her pregnancy and the fact that she is pregnant or wanted to have children. ... more »

    Serena Williams Pregnant Pregnancy Calendar Due Date September 2017

    Serena Williams is pregnant with our pregnancy calendar showing a likely due date of September 5, 2017 plus/minus 7-10 days ... more »

    Phantom Pregnancy

    Patients with a phantom pregnancy hCG will have a persistently and not significantly rising positive blood pregnancy test but the urine test is negative and they are not pregnant. ... more »

    Maggie Gyllenhaal Pregnant

    The first pregnancy rumors surrounding Maggie Gyllenhaal started not by chance but by announcement as the star and her four year boyfriend, at the time, announced they were engaged and expecting ... more »

    Sarah Palin Pregnant Belly is Plastic

    It seems that a photo captured of Sarah Palin just 23 days before she gave birth to her child did not show a tummy. ... more »

    Sandra Bullock Pregnant

    According to an interview, Sandra Bullock is happy to become pregnant, but that is not the only way she is thinking about becoming a mother. ... more »

    Madonna Pregnant

    For Madonna, being 50 and pregnant may be pushing the limits of the body just a bit. ... more »

    Michelle Obama Pregnant

    How Would Things Change if Michelle Obama Were Pregnant? ... more »

    Mariah Carey Pregnant

    Mariah Carey has supposedly talked with her personal trainer about reducing the strenuous nature of her workouts in order to prepare for pregnancy. ... more »

    Paris Hilton Pregnant

    Paris Hilton pregnant with twins. ... more »

    Nicole Kidman Pregnant

    Nicole Kidman Ready To Have Another BabyThere have been rumors of Nicole Kidman being pregnant with her second child her month's now. ... more »

    Nelly Furtado Pregnant

    The Nelly Furtado pregnancy rumors may also have something to do with the engagement of the star and her sound engineer boyfriend. ... more »

    Maggie Gyllenhaal Pregnant

    Maggie Gyllenhaal is a star in her own right, despite the many people that claim she is riding on the fame of her brother. ... more »

    Mariska Hargitay Pregnant

    The rumor mill says there will be another pregnancy for Mariska Hargitay ... more »

    The 12 Steps Before Getting Pregnant

    Our how to get pregnant instructions teach you how to get pregnant and have a healthy baby in 12 steps. ... more »

    When To See the Infertility Specialist

    If you find you have been trying to conceive for many months with no success you may want to consider obtaining a referral to see an infertility specialist. There are several reasons a specialist might be needed if you have had difficulty becoming pregnant. ... more »

    Sexual Positions and Getting Pregnant

    It is possible to conceive from any sexual position, but those which allow deepest penetration may have advantage over others because they allow sperm to get closer to the opening of the uterus. ... more »

    What is the Home Urine Pregnancy Test About and How Do You Do It?

    A home pregnancy test allows you to perform a test in your home to determine if you are pregnant. ... more »

    Diet and Nutrition During Pregnancy

    We are what we eat, and in the case of pregnancy our babies are what we eat. Therefore a healthy diet, not only during but also before pregnancy, is crucial to having a healthy pregnancy and baby. ... more »

    Pregnancy Symptoms and Early Signs of Pregnancy

    Typical early signs and symptoms of pregnancy and common pregnancy symptoms by week and trimester. ... more »

    Making a Girl or Boy With the Shettles Method

    The Shettles method is based on the premise that sperm carrying the X girl sperm and Y boy sperm chromosomes have different characteristics. ... more »

    Sore Breasts After Ovulation - Why?

    Why are my breasts be sore and tingling after ovulation? ... more »