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2014-07-14 12:27:30

33 States Have Enacted Laws that Mandate How Doctors Practice Medicine and Interfere with Relationship Between Women and Their Health Care Providers WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when there is a national consensus that quality health care should be evidence-based and patient-centered, that we should eliminate unnecessary medical tests and focus tightly on improving health outcomes, lawmakers in a majority of states have enacted laws that put ideology...

2014-07-14 08:27:19

Obstetrics technology firm proud to contribute to outstanding achievements reported in hospital's labor and delivery study CRANBURY, N.J., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PeriGen, the global leader in applying real-time clinical decision support to obstetrical systems, proudly congratulates Kari Bunting, M.S., R.N.C.-O.B., C.-E.F.M., clinical nurse specialist, Labor and Delivery, at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center on being selected for two distinguished nursing informatics...

2014-07-11 23:09:13

Victoria T. Ferrara, Esq. is featured expert for Webinar on GLBT Family Building through Surrogacy, ART and Adoption to be presented on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 12PM to 1PM EDT. Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at noon, you will have the opportunity to join a free Webinar on LGBT Family Building. Attorney Victoria Ferrara will discuss the practical and legal processes for having children through surrogacy, assisted reproduction and adoption. Questions to be...

2014-07-11 23:06:44

The Nation’s Largest Fertility Center Advocates for and Supports Cancer Patients Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 On Tuesday, July 9, Eric D. Levens, M.D. from Shady Grove Fertility’s Annandale, VA office joined CBS affiliate WUSA’s Andrea Roane on the monthly segment Buddy Check 9 to educate the audience about the number of ways Shady Grove Fertility reproductive endocrinologists work with oncologists to make motherhood possible for women after they undergo cancer treatment....

2014-07-10 23:09:56

Boston IVF Center Recognized for Experience in Reproductive Endocrinology Nursing Reading, MA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Fertility Centers of New England is proud to announce that they have recently received the Nursing Center of Excellence Award. Issued by the Nurses’ Professional Group, this distinction indicates that over 50% of the registered nurses and/or nurse practitioners at Fertility Centers of New England are experienced in Reproductive Endocrinology Nursing, and have...

2014-07-10 23:04:54

A new brochure from Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI) tells pregnant women what foods to eat and what foods to avoid. EHHI previously published a brochure warning about toxic exposures to avoid. North Haven, CT (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Although obstetricians tell pregnant women not to drink alcohol and not to smoke during pregnancy, we are learning that there are many other chemicals, products, and foods that women should be watchful of during those critical nine months. EHHI...

2014-07-10 08:28:38

Fertile Heart video offers author/fertility advocate Julia Indichova's views on spontaneous pregnancies after failed fertility treatments, addresses questions regarding Carolyn Savage's "embryo mix up" story. WOODSTOCK, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carolyn and Sean Savage, a couple with three healthy children, choose to try for a fourth child using in vitro fertilization. Due to a lab error, another couple's embryo is transferred into Carolyn's womb and she becomes pregnant with...

2014-07-09 23:02:54

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market: Global Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/prenatal-fetal-neonatal-equipment-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market...

2014-07-08 09:47:18

The JAMA Network Journals Women who had prenatal and infant/toddler nurse visits at home were less likely to die than women who did not and children whose mothers were visited by nurses were less likely to have died by age 20 from preventable causes. Since 1990, the authors have been conducting a randomized clinical trial of a program of prenatal and infant/toddler home visits by nurses for very low-income, largely black mothers, having their first child. The study assigned 1,138...

2014-07-08 09:44:55

BMJ-British Medical Journal And 50 percent higher for very premature babies born after less than 27 weeks of pregnancy The advantage is particularly evident for very premature babies born after less than 27 weeks of pregnancy, where the figure rises to 50%, prompting the authors to conclude that new services for newborns should promote delivery of very preterm babies in high volume units. How best to organize critical care for newborns has been the focus of intense debate, with the...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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