| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:42 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenage girls looking for birth control should be encouraged to consider the long-lasting "set and forget" methods, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
In new guidelines, ACOG says IUDs...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 2:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most women can wait three to five years between Pap tests to screen for cervical cancer, according to guidelines released Monday by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
The recommendations fall in...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle-aged and older women with diabetes are less satisfied with their sex lives than are women without the blood sugar disease, U.S. government-funded research suggests.
While diabetic men have long been known to be extra...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 6:04 PM
(Reuters) - Severe complications from childbirth, including heart attacks and strokes, have been rising in the United States, although they still remain rare overall, according to a U.S. government study.
In 2008–2009, there were 129 cases of...
| Jul 27, 2012
There's a high price to wish President Barack Obama a belated happy birthday in his Chicago home: $40,000.
Obama, who turns 51 on Aug. 4, will be celebrated with three "birthday" fundraisers in Chicago on Aug. 12, including one in his Kenwood home and...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:35 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A newer version of the Pill may carry a slightly higher blood clot risk than older formulations - but it's still a small risk, says the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
In new recommendations, the group...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 2:40 PM
Newport Beach women rank No. 1 in Orange County when it comes to obtaining prenatal care, but also rank highest for low birth weights, according to the Orange County Health Care Agency report.
The study found that 96.2% of Newport Beach women received...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:18 AM
DALLAS – Aug. 13, 2012 – Three boys and two girls were born Thursday, Aug. 9, to missionaries Carrie and Gavin Jones at UT Southwestern Medical Center, among the first sets of quintuplets delivered nationally so far this year.
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:22 PM
DALLAS, Texas -- Their mother calls them "five tiny bundles of perfection."
The quintuplets -- among the first set delivered nationally so far this year -- were in stable condition after being born Thursday to missionaries Carrie and Gavin Jones at the...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Starting in the fall of 2013, 60 lucky students out of a pool of about 3,000 will be chosen to be the first class at Central Michigan University's new medical school -- and Northern Michigan will be the better for it.
One of the goals of the new...
| May 4, 2012
| 11:42 AM
1) OB/GYN/Menopause Physicians
A few minutes after the staff of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Menopause Physicians, P.C. sat down for their interview, "Push It" by Salt 'n Pepa came on the radio. Someone pointed it out and they all started laughing with a few...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:04 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many women may think birth control pills and condoms are better at pregnancy prevention than they actually are, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that of more than 4,100 women who were seeking birth control, about 45...