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Nebraska Right to Life Group Pushes for Ultrasound Images on State Website

Nebraska Right to Life Group Pushes for Ultrasound Images on State WebsiteStockbyte/Thinkstock(LINCOLN, Neb.) -- The anti-abortion group Nebraska Right to Life is pushing for the passage of legislation in the state that would require that so-called 4-D ultrasound images of an unborn fetus be posted on a Nebraska state websit...

Doctors Push for Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pill

Doctors Push for Over-the-Counter Birth Control PillHemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- In an attempt to lower the alarmingly high rate of unplanned pregnancy -- and the high cost associated with it -- an expert panel of doctors recommended on Tuesday that birth control pills be made available without a pres...

Miss America Contestant Will Have Breasts Removed After Pageant

Miss America Contestant Will Have Breasts Removed After PageantStockbyte/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Allyn Rose lost her mother to breast cancer when she was just a teenager, so after the newly-crowned Miss District of Columbia competes in the Miss America pageant in January, she will undergo a double ma...

New Study Finds Americans Drink Too Many Empty Calories

New Study Finds Americans Drink Too Many Empty CaloriesDigital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- When it comes to empty calories, alcohol plays a large part for many Americans. A new CDC study finds alcoholic drinks make up about five per cent of the calories American adults consume.The study asked more than ...

ABC News Uncovers Reports of Contamination at Peanut Plant

ABC News Uncovers Reports of Contamination at Peanut PlantGeorge Doyle/Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- ABC News has learned new information about the peanut supplier linked to the salmonella outbreak this fall that sickened 41 people in 20 states.Through a Freedom of Information Act request made by ABC Ne...

Scientists Discover Power of Oxytocin

Scientists Discover Power of OxytociniStockphoto/Thinkstock(BONN, Germany) -- Many women have dreamed of a magic love potion to keep control of the straying and the wandering eye. Now scientists say they may have just found one.A study conducted at the University of Bonn in Germany had me...

Meningitis Outbreak: How Two Docs Helped Unravel a Medical Mystery

Meningitis Outbreak: How Two Docs Helped Unravel a Medical MysteryJared Wickerham/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- As she desperately worked to follow the trail of what would turn into a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak, Dr. Marion Kainer, an epidemiologist at the Tennessee Department of Health, found there was simply ...

CDC Shows Data Revealing Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer

CDC Shows Data Revealing Racial Disparities in Breast CancerGetty Images(WASHINGTON) -- African American women are dying from breast cancer more than any other ethnic or racial group, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control on Wednesday.Although deaths from breast cancer have been on a...

New Study Shows Soccer Players in Danger of Brain Damage

New Study Shows Soccer Players in Danger of Brain DamageComstock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) -- MedPage Today reports that a new study analyzing soccer players found that non-traumatic but repeated hits to the head could cause significant brain damage. The study, headed by Dr. Inga Koerte of Harvard Medical School's...

North Carolina Woman Delivers Baby at Bus Stop, Mom Names Baby After Her

North Carolina Woman Delivers Baby at Bus Stop, Mom Names Baby After HerCourtesy Emily Brewer(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- A University of North Carolina graduate student didn't let two toddlers, a language barrier and no medical experience get in the way of stepping in to help deliver a woman's baby at a bus stop.Emily Brewer's day ...

Acupuncture Can Help Alleviate Fatigue Accompanied by Breast Cancer, Study Says

Acupuncture Can Help Alleviate Fatigue Accompanied by Breast Cancer, Study SaysiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A new study reveals that acupuncture can help alleviate some of the fatigue accompanied by breast cancer, Health Day reports. The lead author of the study said that the results of the study provided good evidence of ...

Hurricane Sandy Babies: Myths and Realities

Hurricane Sandy Babies: Myths and RealitiesDavid De Lossy/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Having a baby in the midst of a natural disaster takes on mythical proportions in the world of medicine. Some say that the plummeting barometric pressure can trigger labor. Others say mammals instin...

Hurricane Sandy Babies: Myths and Realities

Hurricane Sandy Babies: Myths and RealitiesDavid De Lossy/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Having a baby in the midst of a natural disaster takes on mythical proportions in the world of medicine. Some say that the plummeting barometric pressure can trigger labor. Others say mammals instin...

Hurricane Sandy Babies: Myths and Realities

Hurricane Sandy Babies: Myths and RealitiesDavid De Lossy/Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Having a baby in the midst of a natural disaster takes on mythical proportions in the world of medicine. Some say that the plummeting barometric pressure can trigger labor. Others say mammals instin...

Mothers-in-Law Aren’t So Bad

Mothers-in-Law Aren’t So BadJupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- While films like Monster-in-Law may lead you to believe that buidling a good relationship with your in-laws is hard, the majority of people actually don't feel that way. A survey of more than one thousand Americans...

Mothers-in-Law Aren’t So Bad

Mothers-in-Law Aren’t So BadJupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- While films like Monster-in-Law may lead you to believe that buidling a good relationship with your in-laws is hard, the majority of people actually don't feel that way. A survey of more than one thousand Americans...

Study Shows Women Can Extend Life Up to 10 Years by Quitting Smoking

Study Shows Women Can Extend Life Up to 10 Years by Quitting SmokingBrand X Pictures/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Stop smoking now. That's the take-away from a new study of over a million women conducted over a five-year period.  The study finds that those who give up smoking can extend their life by ten years.  E...

Ann Romney Makes Strides for Breast Cancer

Ann Romney Makes Strides for Breast CancerScott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Ann Romney will literally be taking large strides toward defeating breast cancer on Saturday morning, when she’ll walk in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast C...

Fighting the ‘Mom-Shell’ Image: New Moms Struggle to Embrace Post-Baby Body

Fighting the ‘Mom-Shell’ Image: New Moms Struggle to Embrace Post-Baby BodyBeyonce performing in Atlantic City, a little less than 4 months after giving birth. Kevin Mazur/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- There is a new breed of mother on the playground.Just weeks after giving birth, women dubbed "mom-shells," a hybrid of mommies and ...

Plus-Size Model Robyn Lawley Scores Ralph Lauren Contract

Plus-Size Model Robyn Lawley Scores Ralph Lauren ContractFred Lee/ABC via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Plus-size model Robyn Lawley proves that you don’t have to be stick thin to rock a bikini on the beach.The size-12 beauty, who recently scored a contract as Ralph Lauren’s first plus-size model, hi...

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