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What Is Toxemia? Beyonce Reveals Her Preeclampsia In Vogue Interview

Let's just be honest here: A little swelling is to be expected during pregnancy. But sometimes that swelling goes beyond what's considered normal–like, to the point where it actually starts affecting you and your unborn baby.

Measles Outbreak Hits 21 States, District Of Columbia, And Is On Track To Surpass Last Year

Federal health officials are investigating a outbreak of measles this year that has spread to 21 states and the District of Columbia.

Women More Likely To Survive Heart Attack If Treated By Female Doctor

Among female patients who suffered heart attacks, researchers found a better chance of survival in people treated by female physicians in the ER when compared to those treated by male physicians.

Encouraging Men Into Nursing

While nursing is increasingly viewed as a worthwhile and rewarding career for both men and women, the perception of nursing as an inherently female profession is still a barrier to more males entering nursing, according to a new report from researchers at Scottish universities.

Nurses Say, Montefiore Med Center ER Unit Dangerously Overcrowded

Sickly patients packed into rooms like sardines. Psych patients attacking harried hospital staffers. Nurses forced to treat up to 12 critically ill children at the same time.

High-Tech Heart Surgery Helps Dogs Live A Longer Life

Misty, a 3-year-old Great Pyrenees mix with a congenital heart defect, was saved by minimally invasive surgery — the same kind humans get — at Colorado State University.

Advocacy Group Finds Asbestos In Playskool Crayons

When parents think of hidden dangers in their home, they rarely (if ever) consider... crayons?! But a consumer interest group — the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund — is warning parents to do just that. The group recently discovered that some green crayons packaged and sold under the name Playskool Crayons contained tremolite, a type of asbestos.


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