News tagged with pregnant women

Hoped-for drop in childbirth deaths not happening

(AP) -- Eleven days after her son Benjamin's birth by C-section, Linda Coale awoke in the middle of the night in pain, one leg badly swollen. Just as her doctor returned her phone call asking what to do, she dropped dead ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Health
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Many pregnant women not getting enough vitamin D

Seven out of every ten pregnant women in the United States are not getting enough Vitamin D according to a study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. While prenatal vitamins do ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Health
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In Europe, most swine flu shots by invitation only

(AP) -- In Britain, there are no long lines of people seeking swine flu vaccine. Doctor's offices aren't swamped with desperate calls. And there are no cries of injustice that the vaccine is going to wealthy corporations ...

dateNov 06, 2009 in Health
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Maine to consider cell phone cancer warning

(AP) -- A Maine legislator wants to make the state the first to require cell phones to carry warnings that they can cause brain cancer, although there is no consensus among scientists that they do and industry leaders dispute ...

dateDec 21, 2009 in Other
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