While the future of a health care overhaul is now uncertain in the hands of the U.S. Senate, one thing is certain: Conservatives want to eliminate taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood.
Deb Mento started to experience health issues that she couldn’t fully explain or trace to a certain cause.
Parenting a small child requires the forethought of a crisis planner, the reflexes of a professional goalkeeper, the energy of a cheerleader and the empathy of a therapist.
Caitlin Layton's nerves kept her from seeing a fertility doctor over the years, but when she did, it turned into one of the best decisions she ever made.
Neither Brynn nor Sean Sissman has ever changed a diaper before. That is going to change really, really soon.
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Not so long ago, nutrition experts cautioned people to avoid nuts, as they were considered a "fatty" food. During the "fat-free" era of the 1980s, people across the country shunned fat - no matter its source. Now, health researchers have come full circle, understanding the type of fat is far…
Before Aiesha Eddins got pregnant, she didn't give much thought to her diet.
Question: My 41 year-old daughter was diagnosed with breast cancer at an early stage. She opted for a bilateral mastectomy and chemotherapy. There was some lymph node involvement. Her doctor is now trying to talk her into five years of Tamoxifen. I worry about the side effects like cataracts…
ST. LOUIS - Becoming pregnant at age 47 wasn't a worry for Robin Brussel. "I enjoyed every minute of being pregnant," she said.
Home fertility tests may not be reliable predictors of a woman's ability to get pregnant, researchers at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill have found.
It's a familiar story. She tried over and over to lose weight. Sometimes she succeeded, but it always came back.
CHICAGO - A world without "the pill" is unimaginable to many young women who now use it to treat acne, skip periods, improve mood and, of course, prevent pregnancy. They might be surprised to learn that U.S. officials announcing approval of the world's first oral contraceptive were uncomfortable.
Two miscarriages in three months had taken such a heavy toll on Stephanie Nash that when she became pregnant again that summer, an old, familiar fear crept back in.
Just a warning for men about laptops and infertility: A Chicago fertility expert warns that along with wearing briefs and soaking in the hot tub, laptop use may diminish sperm count.
The care of women with diabetes during pregnancy is one health challenge facing our country that needs to be understood. Dr. Lois Jovanovic, of the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute in Santa Barbara, Calif., says 1 in every 10 pregnant women will be affected by diabetes - a condition of abn…