| Jun 15, 2013
We all know that every day, people in Mexico come across the border in pursuit of something they can't find in their country. What you may not know is that every day, people in the United States go across the border to Mexico for the same reason. They...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:10 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who use birth control pills are less likely to develop ovarian cancer later in life, a new analysis of past studies suggests.
Researchers pooled data from 24 studies and found Pill users had a 27 percent lower risk of...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Kathleen Anne Breen — all 8 pounds, 11 ounces and 21 inches of her — lay on her mother's chest at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach.
She had been born just hours before, and now, shielded by a blanket and tiny hat, she slept with the serenity...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:20 PM
As the 61-mile SunRail route wends its way toward completion, one of its pivotal stops will be a bustling beehive of construction — Health Village.
Part of Florida Hospital Orlando's vision to build a health and wellness community around an...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Florida Hospital rolled out its new Healthy 100 Women’s Mobile Health Coach Wednesday. The fully loaded RV aims to bring preventive health screenings to women where they work and live. The women’s health center on wheels offers mammography,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The Lehigh Valley's newest health care facility specifically for women is hosting an open house this evening. Coordinated Health, the integrated hospital network, is welcoming the public to visit its new Women’s Health facility at 1405 Cedar Crest...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Four St. Luke's Allentown Campus and gynecologic surgeons have been recognized for high-quality surgical care. Dr. Michael Patriarco, director of Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery; Dr. Tirun Gopal, Dr. Sheldon Linn and Dr. David Hanes recently were awarded...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Very premature babies have fewer breathing problems when they're born through vaginal delivery compared to cesarean section, a new study of more than 20,000 newborns suggests.
Based on those cases, researchers found that...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:58 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Two thirds of women in a new U.S. study reported regularly using cleansers, lubricants or petroleum jelly intravaginally - and some of the products were linked to a higher chance of common vaginal infections.
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:10 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Autumn is the time of year most associated with bumper crops of new babies, and that may be because human sperm are generally at their healthiest in winter and early spring, according to a new study from Israel.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
A study to evaluate birth-control methods has found dramatic differences in their effectiveness. Women who used short-term methods like birth-control pills, the patch or vaginal ring were 20 times more likely to have an unintended...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:54 PM
A state board on Tuesday unanimously approved Illinois' first free-standing birthing center, a homelike facility that allows healthy pregnant women to labor and deliver with minimal medical intervention.
The two-room birth center at the nonprofit PCC...