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10-year-old gives birth in southern Spain

(AP) -- A 10-year-old girl has given birth in southern Spain and authorities are evaluating whether to let her and her family retain custody of the baby, an official said Tuesday. The baby was born last week in the city ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Health
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Preterm birth rates improve in most states

Eight states earned a better grade on the 2010 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card and 32 others and the District of Columbia saw their preterm birth rates improve.

dateNov 17, 2010 in Health
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Flu drug advised for pregnant women with swine flu

(AP) -- Pregnant women should take prescription flu medicines if they are diagnosed with the new swine flu, health officials said Tuesday. So far, the swine flu has not proven to be much more dangerous than seasonal influenza, ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Medications
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Fertility drugs contribute heavily to multiple births

The widespread use of so-called fertility drugs, not just high-tech laboratory procedures, likely plays a larger role than previously realized in the growing problem of premature births in the United States, because these ...

dateJan 20, 2010 in Other
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