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2014-06-04 23:02:10

Physicians and staff take part in challenge ride to support our troops. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 On Sunday, June 8, over 30 Shady Grove Fertility physicians and staff will be riding or volunteering to support the Air Force Association Cycling Classic Challenge Ride for the second year in a row. The Shady Grove Fertility family extends beyond the office and the Challenge Ride is an excellent opportunity for physicians and staff to join the community for an afternoon of cycling...

2014-06-04 12:29:13

MARIETTA, Ga., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), announced today that the Board applauds the dismissal of the lawsuit brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") against the Company's Chairman and CEO, Parker H. "Pete" Petit. The SEC had brought a civil action against Mr. Petit alleging that in 2007, when he was Chairman and CEO of Matria Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: MATR), he provided inside information to a friend...

2014-06-04 00:21:04

March of Dimes Global Ambassador Thalia Urges Hispanic Women To Be Informed About Pregnancy and Baby Health NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Hispanic women are significantly more likely to have a baby with a neural tube birth defect, and nearly a quarter of all preterm births in the United States are Hispanic, according to a new report from the March of Dimes. Thalia, a global ambassador for the March of Dimes, and Latin Grammy Award-winning artist and mother of two...

2014-06-03 23:04:22

Pregnancy Without Pounds created by Michelle Moss is a program that claims to help pregnant women lose fat during pregnancy. A complete review on the site hynguyenblog.com indicates whether this method is useful or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Pregnancy Without Pounds is the new program for pregnant women that wish to learn how to lose weight easily. After the author launched Pregnancy Without Pounds, she received many positive comments from users regarding their success with...

Maternal Stress May Have A Temporary Effect On Fetuses
2014-06-03 03:10:42

Durham University Fetuses are more likely to show left-handed movements in the womb when their mothers are stressed, according to new research. Researchers at Durham and Lancaster universities say their findings are an indicator that maternal stress could have a temporary effect on unborn babies, adding that their research highlights the importance of reducing stress during pregnancy. However, the researchers emphasized that their study was not evidence that maternal stress led to...

Three-Parent Conception Helps Reduce Risk Of Inherited Mitochondrial Disease
2014-06-03 12:53:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online To prevent deadly, inherited mitochondrial diseases – UK doctors have devised a unique scheme: create a fertilized embryo using eggs from two different women and sperm from one man. According to a new report from the country’s Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA), the proposed procedure would be safe and possibly useful, setting the stage for a debate surrounding the ethics of engineering a three-parent child. The US...

2014-06-03 12:30:45

Producers Of "Breeders: A Subclass of Women?" to Hold Special Screenings In New York City & Washington, D.C. PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Lahl and The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network (CBC), producers of the award-winning documentary, "Eggsploitation" (2010) and "Anonymous Father's Day" (2011), announced they will host special screenings of their new film, "Breeders: A Subclass of Women?," on June 18 in New York City and June 19 in Washington,...

2014-06-02 23:11:27

Long Island IVF Drs. Pena and Zinger have been named New York "Super Doctors" in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology, as featured in the New York Times Magazine on May 18, 2014. Melville, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Long Island IVF is pleased to announce that two of its doctors, Dr. Joseph Pena and Dr. Michael Zinger, have been named as New York “Super Doctors” in the field of Reproductive Endocrinology, securing two of just six spots on the elite list for the combined Long...

2014-06-02 16:26:04

NORWALK, Conn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net will present new research and topics related to improving neonatal and maternal outcomes over the coming weeks. Through new research and empirical evidence, best practices and recommendations are evolving. Researchers have found ways to improve neonatal health by reducing preterm births and discovering ways to help counteract maternal behaviors that may harm the developing fetus. In addition, clinicians and...

2014-05-31 23:08:28

ENC Valet Parking to provide parking for Sacramento and Napa fundraisers. Napa, California (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 ENC Valet Parking is excited to be the valet parking service of choice for two fundraising events, one for Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific, a Northern California affiliate of America’s most trusted provider of reproductive health care. Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific’s Stand UP! fundraiser will be held on May 31 and will be an evening of celebration at the beautiful...


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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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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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