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2012-11-02 14:45:25

Infant mortality has fallen by half, and the number of women who died from complications during pregnancy and childbirth by three-quarters.

2012-09-21 23:03:01

Medcial volunteers brave monsoon conditions to bring crucial medical care and health education to remote areas of Nepal, providing needed health services and strengthening clinical and cultural

2012-09-19 16:01:34

A new Cochrane Review concludes that all countries should consider establishing proper home birth services.


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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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