| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:12 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women cared for by midwives throughout pregnancy tended to have less-complicated births and were less likely to go into labor early than women getting standard medical care, according to a new review of more than a dozen...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The cramping came on quickly. Then the bleeding.
Samantha Bradley was only six months pregnant. She had already miscarried once. She knew she needed to get to an emergency room.
"I was in tears," she said. "The only thing I could think was 'Get me...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:37 PM
It didn't take long for the sweat to bead up on the 19 women and one man at the hot yoga class.
The temperature in the room, inside the Profiling Beauty building, 224 First Ave. S.E., was 104 degrees. Most of the participants, who had arrived early...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Many high school seniors can't wait to finish their final year but Fund the Future scholarship recipient Zoe Story is savoring every moment.
“Now that I think about it, I’m just thinking about everything that I need to do to be prepared to...
| Sep 3, 2013
Under California law, abortions may only be performed by medical doctors. But a new bill, which just won approval in the Legislature, would allow certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who complete special training to...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 3:17 PM
GENEVA (Reuters) - Life expectancy for women at 50 has improved, but the gap between poor and rich countries is growing and could worsen without better detection and treatment of cardiovascular disease and cancers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Antiabortion advocates criticized legislation given final approval Friday that would allow nurse practitioners to perform some types of abortions.
"We're lowering the bar on women's health," said Jeanne Monahan, president of the March for Life Education...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 4:42 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood will get federal funds to help Americans enroll in insurance via President Barack Obama's healthcare program, U.S. officials said on Thursday, drawing fire from critics who oppose contraception and abortion in...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:44 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood filed a federal challenge on Thursday to an Indiana law requiring clinics that administer the so-called abortion pill to have full surgical facilities, which it says would halt abortion services at a clinic in...
| Aug 12, 2013
New OB/GYN physicians
Breanne Mueller, M.D.
• Medical school: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
• Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo.
Melissa Hieb, D.O.
• Medical school:...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Speculation continues to swirl around the prospect of Orange County school Superintendent Barbara Jenkins leaving her post to become Rick Scott's lieutenant governor.
Frankly, I think it's more likely that I sprout a unicorn horn.
Why would the...