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  • For new moms and hospitals, baby nursery vs. 'rooming in' is a debate

    For new moms and hospitals, baby nursery vs. 'rooming in' is a debate
    After giving birth by cesarean section — a major abdominal surgery — Kristine Coogan felt like she wasn't the ideal person to care for her infant that first night.
  • Health tips for freshmen

     Health tips for freshmen
    Attention, freshmen: You will likely pick up more than knowledge and new friends when you start college. There's a good chance you'll at least catch a cold from living in the tight quarters of a dormitory, physicians and students say. "The thing (about)...

    Dealing with pink eye: 7 tips to keep the lid on conjunctivitis

    Source: Loyola University Medical Center whatdoctorsknow.com As children are hard at work at school, viruses and bacteria are also toiling industriously, spreading from one child to another. One of the most contagious ailments is pink eye. Though not...

    Cancer risk drives debate over hysterectomy tool

    Cancer risk drives debate over hysterectomy tool
    Last year Martha Montalvo-Ariri underwent a routine hysterectomy to help treat painful uterine fibroids. During surgery, her doctor used a morcellator, a device that cuts the tissue into pieces so it can be removed through small incisions. Ten days...

    Doctors caution against overreacting to kids' wetting problems

    Doctors caution against overreacting to kids' wetting problems
    Jaylin was a real trooper, learning to go the night without an accident by age 2. But when she turned 3, the Aurora girl started having nighttime accidents again and periodically wet her pants during the day. Though the girl's mom has tried withholding...