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This Girl Tr òn: The Forgotten Subject of Vietnam War Photographer Larry Burrows
Larry Burrows was a seasoned veteran of the Vietnam War when, in early 1968, he met 12-year-old Nguyễn Thị Tròn. Operating out of Saigon, the southern Republic of Vietnam’s capital, the photographer had been covering the conflict for LIFE magazine since 1962. He shadowed American troops, documenting ferocious firefights, surviving hours in the air with helicopter-gunship crews, and freeze-framing harrowing moments of bravery and despair, exhaustion, and appalling violence in combat zones. Though much of his best work had been shot in the thick of the action, he had come to be haunted by the trauma visited ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gary Jones/ Suối Đá Tags: Uncategorized Larry Burrows LIFE Magazine photography Vietnam Vietnam War Source Type: news

No change to alcohol guidelines for pregnancy
Conclusion The results of this review found that low-to-moderate alcohol consumption during pregnancy was linked with a slightly increased risk of having a baby small for gestational age. However, there was no evidence for any other links, including any difference in the average birth weight of babies born to drinkers and non-drinkers. There are some important limitations of the research to note: • The evidence still doesn't prove that drinking directly increases the risk of a baby born small for gestational age. Studies were observational and varied widely in accounting for the extensive number of confounding fa...
Source: NHS News Feed - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Jane Campion on How Top of the Lake Changed Her Opinion on Sex Work
Throughout her career, Jane Campion has wrangled with questions of womanhood and sexuality that many mainstream films and television shows ignore. She has brought her specific style, which melds the breathtaking and the heartbreaking with idiosyncratic humor, to projects like the 1993 Oscar winner The Piano and, more recently, the detective series Top of the Lake. The second season of that show is now underway on SundanceTV as Campion, the first female director to win the Palme d‘Or at Cannes, celebrates her career in a retrospective at the Film Society of Lincoln Center through Sept. 17. Four years after the first s...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eliana Dockterman Tags: Uncategorized Television Source Type: news

Why a $1,000 iPhone Isn ’t as Crazy as It Sounds
It’s iPhone day, the annual non-holiday where smartphone addicts cozy up to Apple’s keynote to find out what the touchscreen fairies are bringing good little fanboys and girls. If you’re like me, you’ve been waiting with especially bated breath, because your handset is several years old, loses power faster than an overthrown dictator and inexplicably smells like fish tacos. In other words, it’s upgrade time, baby, and we all deserve the latest and greatest. This time around, however, Apple’s top-of-the-line iPhone will probably be more expensive than in years past. In addition to trumpet...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: John Patrick Pullen Tags: Uncategorized Apple iPhone iPhone 2017 iPhone 8 Tech in Real Life Source Type: news

‘A Kind of Immortality.’ Carl Sagan’s Widow Ann Druyan on Voyager 1’s 40th Anniversary
The greatest conceptual art pieces ever mounted have been on exhibit for nearly 40 years now. The admission is free and the art is first rate, but you’re never going to get a chance to enjoy it — not unless you can figure out a way to travel nearly 13 billion miles from Earth. That’s how far away the Voyager 1 spacecraft, launched 40 years ago on Sept. 5, 1977, currently is, but it won’t hold that position for long; it’s speeding outward all the time at about 38,000 mph, according to NASA. Its sister ship, Voyager 2, launched on August 20, 1977, is almost as far away — more than 10 billi...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized space space 2017 Source Type: news

Get Off The Couch Baby Boomers, Or You May Not Be Able To Later
If you sit too much during middle age — at work and at home — your ability to exercise or even walk in late decades is at risk, a study hints. And, of course, your risk of heart disease climbs, too.(Image credit: Lily Padula for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Patti Neighmond Source Type: news

Abbott initiates ground-breaking U.S. pivotal study of AMPLATZER device to correct common congenital heart defect in newborns
- 80,000 PRE-TERM BABIES IN THE U.S. ARE BORN WITH A LIFE-THREATENING OPENING IN THEIR HEART EACH YEAR, AND 16,000 OF THEM NEED URGENT TREATMENT TO SURVIVE (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - August 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A Brighter Future For Babies With Heart Defects
Peter Pastuszko, MD Chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Director of Pediatric Cardiovascular Services Mount Sinai Health System (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sanford researcher awarded more than $2 million grant
(Sanford Health/Sanford Research) A scientist at Sanford Research studying lung development and disease in premature babies has received a $2,041,195 grant over five years from the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Peter Vitiello, Ph.D., will study how molecular pathways contribute to lung development and disease in premature babies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

10-minute walk a day app to tackle 'inactivity epidemic'
"Health bosses say 45 per cent of over-16s are so sedentary they do not manage the health-boosting ten-minute walk," the Daily Mail reports. The headline comes after data compiled by Public Health England (the government body tasked with improving the nation's health) found that more than 6.3 million adults aged 40 to 60 failed to achieve just 10 minutes of continuous brisk walking per month. This is of concern as physical inactivity directly contributes to one in six deaths in the UK. Due to this, as part of their ongoing One You campaign, Public Health England (PHE) has launched an app called Active 10, designe...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lifestyle/exercise Source Type: news

Couple force to sacrifice conjoined twins to save baby
Jemma Haig and Murray McKirdy, from East Lothian, were told that not all their babies could survive. The conjoined twins were joined at the chest and shared a heart and respiratory system. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philadelphia newborn saved by a pair of £230 super-socks
Ryan Golinski (pictured left) and Kate Crawford, from Philadelphia, bought a pair of £230 socks with a heart monitor which alerted them to baby Bryce's heart rate racing at twice the safe rate. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 Tips for Soothing a Fussy Baby
Sometimes babies cry and fuss at odd hours for reasons that may be hard to pinpoint. While there is no getting around the reality that your baby will cry, there are ways that you can learn to read their body language so you can help them feel more comfortable. Check out our tips that will hopefully give you the magic touch you need to soothe your fussy baby.Are they hungry? It is often the first thing that comes to mind when a baby gets fussy. Other signs that come along with hunger can be nibbling of the hand or lip smacking.When was their last nap?Overtired babies are often the fussiest. Some parents have found that putt...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - August 16, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

A biventricular repair for Jayce ’s one-of-a-kind heart
Amanda Mattioli was working in Afghanistan as a government contractor and had just completed a whirlwind round of travel to three separate continents when she learned she was pregnant. The helicopter unit that took her back to the main base so she could return home for her pregnancy gave her a unit sticker to commemorate her baby’s first helicopter ride. Little did she know it would also mark the beginning of a much longer journey for her and her son, William “Jayce” James. Amanda got her first hint the ride would be bumpy at her 20-week ultrasound, when she learned Jayce’s heart was on the right si...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - August 14, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ellen Greenlaw Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories atrioventricular canal Biventricular Repair Biventricular Repair Program Dr. Gerald Marx Dr. Pedro del Nido Heterotaxy syndrome Pulmonary atresia transposition of the great arteries Source Type: news

Vitamin B3 found in Marmite not proven to prevent miscarriage
Conclusion This early-stage laboratory research has pinpointed two potential genes that might be responsible for some miscarriages and birth defects. As well as identifying a problem, the researchers also managed to find a solution: the effect of these genes can be combatted by increasing vitamin B3 intake. But treating a very specific and uncommon cause of birth defects in mice is certainly not a sure-fire solution to "significantly reduce the number of miscarriages and birth defects around the world". We need future research to see if the same effect would happen in humans. Also, three of the four children inc...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Cesareans associated with increased risk of complications from hysterectomy
Past cesarean increases risk of reoperation after hysterectomy by more than 30% Related items fromOnMedica Baby-led weaning doesn ’t reduce chances of obesity Hunt orders inquiry into baby deaths High Court says doctors can withdraw ventilation from baby Charlie Poor nutrition in pregnancy ages baby ’s heart Almost half of baby boomers ’ health problems stem from lifestyle choices (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 10, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Caesareans associated with increased risk of complications from hysterectomy
Past caesarean increases risk of reoperation after hysterectomy by more than 30% Related items fromOnMedica Baby-led weaning doesn ’t reduce chances of obesity Hunt orders inquiry into baby deaths High Court says doctors can withdraw ventilation from baby Charlie Poor nutrition in pregnancy ages baby ’s heart Almost half of baby boomers ’ health problems stem from lifestyle choices (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 10, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

A woman had stomach pains. Doctors discovered it was something she swallowed — a decade ago.
Doctors at a hospital in Australia were bewildered when a 30-year-old woman showed up with intense stomach pains. Her heart rate was faster than normal, and the membrane lining her abdominal wall was inflamed, one of her doctors wrote in a medical article published Monday by BMJ Case Reports. But her vital signs, laboratory tests, ultrasound and a […]Related:A secret, supervised place where users can inject drugs has been operating in the U.S. for three yearsDeath rates from colon cancer are increasing for white Americans under 55FDA cracks down on company marketing ‘three-parent’ babies (...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS to fund baby Oliver's US heart operation
Oliver's parents had so far raised £130,000 of the £150,000 needed for the life-saving operation. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA cracks down on company marketing ‘ three-parent ’ babies
Is the Food and Drug Administration moving to assert more control over new technologies being used by the reproductive health industry? On Friday, regulators issued a sternly worded letter to fertility doctor John Zhang, who helped a mother with a genetic disorder give birth to a healthy baby boy by using a procedure that combines DNA from her, […]Related:FDA to step up targeting of fentanyl, other synthetic opioids at postal facilitiesFirst human embryo editing experiment in U.S. ‘corrects’ gene for heart conditionInsufficient sleep may add more than an inch to your waist, study suggests ...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Charlie Gard's care team speak out
Ill-informed politicians prolonged baby's suffered and led to abuse of hospital staff Related items fromOnMedica Baby-led weaning doesn ’t reduce chances of obesity Hunt orders inquiry into baby deaths High Court says doctors can withdraw ventilation from baby Charlie Almost half of baby boomers ’ health problems stem from lifestyle choices Poor nutrition in pregnancy ages baby ’s heart (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 7, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Gene Editing Breakthrough: How Far Are We From Fixing And Designing Babies?
Researchers use gene editing to remove heart-disease causing mutation from human embryos. Before clinical trials are to occur, this is what has to happen. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Gene editing used to repair diseased genes in embryos
Conclusion Currently, genetically-inherited conditions like hypertrophic cardiomyopathy cannot be cured, only managed to reduce the risk of sudden cardiac death. For couples where one partner carries the mutated gene, the only option to avoid passing it onto their children is pre-implantation genetic diagnosis. This involves using IVF to create embryos, then testing a cell of the embryo to see whether it carries the healthy or mutated version of the gene. Embryos with healthy versions of the gene are then selected for implantation in the womb. Problems arise if too few or none of the embryos have the correct version of the...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Genetics/stem cells Source Type: news

Gene editing isn ’t about designer babies, it’s about hope for people like me | Alex Lee
What gives someone without an incurable condition such as blindness the right to stand in the way of potentially life-saving treatments?A landmark US study by scientists at Oregon Health and Science University in Portlandhas for the first time successfully edited out a genetic mutation that could cause heart disease, but the fearmongering over designer babies rages on. Where would research into cures for genetic diseases be without a good old debate around the scary future of eugenics?For once, let ’s not allow that rhetoric to take over the headlines, in the way that it did two years ago, when research intomitochond...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 3, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Alex Lee Tags: Genetics Blindness and visual impairment Reproduction Biology Science Health Aldous Huxley Society UK news Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant use during pregnancy and reports of a rare heart and lung condition in newborn babies
[12-14-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating the public on the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants by women during pregnancy and the potential risk of a rare heart and lung condition known as persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 3, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Scientists Precisely Edit DNA In Human Embryos To Fix A Disease Gene
In experimental embryos, scientists were able to repair the gene that causes a serious heart disorder. But more research is needed to confirm the method would produce healthy babies, they say.(Image credit: Courtesy of OHSU) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rob Stein Source Type: news

To Empower Women Is to Empower Nations: Stories from Iraq and Afghanistan
August 01, 2017As a health worker in a conflict zone, I  learned what it means to be in the right place at the right time.Being in the right place at the right time —I never had a full understanding of that concept until I started my medical career.Before coming to the United States to get a master ’s degree in public health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I was a physician at Al-Zahrawi Surgical Hospital in the south of Iraq, one of only two main hospitals in the city of Amarah, inhabited by aboutone million people.Such conditions make complications more frequent.We were 20 new doctors...
Source: IntraHealth International - August 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Charlie Gard, British Baby at Heart of Dispute, Has Died Charlie Gard, British Baby at Heart of Dispute, Has Died
Charlie Gard, a British baby who became the subject of a bitter dispute between his parents and doctors over whether he should be taken to the United States for experimental treatment, has died.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Experience Journal: A bereaved mother ’s lessons from the heart
Jessica Lindberg’s son Ethan was a brave heart warrior whose journey at Boston Children’s Hospital began before he was even born. At 20 weeks, they learned he had aortic stenosis and evolving hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). At 22 weeks Ethan was the 30th baby to have an in-utero procedure to open his aortic valve and relieve pressure in the left side of his heart. By the time Ethan was 2, he’d had four open-heart surgeries. He was also having feeding problems, developmental delays, and was struggling with executive functioning and spatial tasks. Like many other parents of children with congen...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - July 27, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ellen Greenlaw Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program congenital heart defect Dr. Janice Ware Experience Journal Heart Center hypoplastic left heart syndrome Source Type: news

Toronto baby boy born healthy after surgery in the WOMB
On May 23, Sebastian was born pink and screaming in Toronto's Mount Sinai Hospital - days after undergoing groundbreaking surgery on his heart valves while he was still in the womb. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom and baby spared traumatic birth after heart surgery performed inside the womb
In what they believe is a world first, a team of Toronto doctors inserted a balloon into a baby's heart wall — while he was still in the womb — to save him from potentially devastating complications after birth. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Jimmy Kimmel: 3-month-old son is 'doing great' after open-heart surgery
Jimmy Kimmel tweeted an update and adorable photo of his baby son on Friday, more than two months after opening up about his newborn's health on his late-night talk show. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother reveals guilt as 10-week-old baby battles for life
EXCLUSIVE: 10-week-old Daisy is battling for breath and needs surgery to fix her heart. Mother Donna Spittles, from Queensland, has spoken of her regret at passing on her genetic disorder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman undergoes C-section, open-heart surgery to save baby
Four teams were assembled at Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute to save a mother. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Surgeons perform C-section and open-heart surgery to save mom and baby
Four teams were assembled at Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute to save a mother. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Open-heart surgery and emergency C-section save mom and baby
Danielle Gaither arrived with a split aorta when surgeons made the decision to save her and the baby by performing a simultaneous open-heart surgery and an emergency C-section. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Our family ’s journey of the heart
When our son Nicholas was 5 weeks old, we brought him and his twin sister Emmy to our pediatrician for what we thought was a routine well visit. Though the twins had been born four weeks early, Nicholas had only been in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for a few days with low blood sugar and jaundice. Both babies seemed healthy and we had no major concerns. However, as we watched our pediatrician listen to Nicholas’ heart and pulse, we realized something wasn’t right. He told us the pulse in Nicholas’ lower extremities was weaker than the pulse in his upper body. He suspected Nichola...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - July 10, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Liz Wilson Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories autism spectrum disorder Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program coarctation of the aorta Dr. Anjali Sadhwani Dr. Caitlin Rollins Dr. Christopher Baird Dr. Samantha Butler Source Type: news

Finn ’s heart: A journey into the unknown
Three-year-old Finn stands in front of the full-length mirror in his parents’ room, with his shirt off. “Mommy, look how cool!” he shouts, placing his finger along the long scar running down the middle of his chest. “That’s where I had my heart surgeries!” “That’s right, buddy,” Jenna replies, surprised because they’d never talked about his scars. “We always tell him he has a special heart. We don’t ever want him to feel different.” Finn runs off to play. It makes Jenna smile and sometimes cry to see her son so happy and full of life. Now 5 years...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - July 7, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jenny Fernandez Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Christopher Baird complex congenital heart defect Heart Center hypoplastic left heart syndrome Wayne Tworetzky Source Type: news

Being an Advocate for Family Planning Has Changed My Life —and My Future
July 05, 2017Meet Abou, a youth ambassador in Guinea who knows firsthand the power of contraception —not just for family planning, but for future planning. en fran çaisWhen I was in high school, I was going out with a girl. We loved each other a lot, and we had unprotected sex.One night, when I had left the village for vacation with my parents, she came all the way to see me, to my great surprise. But she was very frustrated and didn ’t even greet me. I asked her what was wrong.She responded, in a very soft, scared voice, that she hadn ’t had her period for the last two months.My heart was pou...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Heart transplant survivor dies just a few hours after giving birth
After giving birth to her baby girl, Megan Moss Johnson got to hold her daughter in her arms, feed her and burp her. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCLA team performs emergency surgery to save mom and newborn baby
UCLA Health When mom-to-be Malisa was just a few weeks away from delivering her first child, she felt a sudden pain in her chest while at the movies with a friend.Her doctors ruled out any problems with the pregnancy but did learn she had a rare, life-threatening heart condition called an aortic dissection, a tear in the aorta located just above the aortic valve involving the arteries that take blood to the heart and brain. The condition often leads to sudden death, but with unusual luck she was able to survive.Once diagnosed, Malisa, who lives about 80 miles from Los Angeles, was airlifted to  Ronald Reagan UCLA...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Her newborn kept getting sick because she was ingesting placenta, CDC says
The baby was born healthy and without complication in September, but then its health began to deteriorate rapidly. Doctors — scrambling to uncover the cause of the infant’s respiratory distress — transferred the baby to the neonatal intensive care unit and began a series of tests, according to a report released this week by the Centers for […]Related:Fresh polls find Republicans’ health-care proposal is still a clunkerA heart transplant gave her another chance to live. Hours after giving birth, she died.One politician’s solution to the overdose problem: Let addicts die (Source...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - June 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nashville heart transplant survivor dies after having baby
Meg Johnson, 31, delivered her daughter, Eilee Kate, in Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville on Tuesday at 2.40am, with her husband Nathan at her side. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pulmonary vein stenosis: A clinical trial in Jack ’s juice glass
At just 6 months old, Jack Marquis was suddenly given four weeks to live. After he was born with complex congenital heart defects, Jack’s doctors in California had performed two open-heart surgeries that they thought would save Jack’s life. But just when they thought he was out of the woods, Jack’s condition suddenly began to deteriorate rapidly. “On top of everything else, we learned he had a rare condition called pulmonary vein stenosis,” says Jack’s father, Andrew. Racing to treat pulmonary vein stenosis Pulmonary vein stenosis causes narrowing of the veins that carry oxygen-rich bloo...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - June 29, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Kat J. McAlpine Tags: Our Patients’ Stories Research and Innovation chemotherapy clinical trial Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center Dr. Kathy Jenkins Dr. Mark Kieran Heart Center pulmonary vein stenosis Source Type: news

Lily's Place: The heart of the heroin epidemic
Lily's Place, in Huntington, West Virginia, treats babies born exposed to drugs. Here, mothers learn to balance their addiction and recovery with motherhood. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jimmy Kimmel Pleads With Senator To Put Trumpcare To Kind 'Kimmel Test'
Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is pleading with a Republican senator to put the latest version of Trumpcare to the “Kimmel test” before voting for it. Kimmel, whose baby son Billy required surgery shortly after birth to repair a congenital heart problem, tweeted to Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) Sunday: “No family should be denied medical care, emergency or otherwise, because they can’t afford it.” Reminder for Sen @BillCassidy: Kimmel test is "No family should be denied medical care, emerg or otherwise, because they can’t afford it"— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) June ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical Trial Saves Baby ’s Lungs
Treatment TermsChildren's health CategoriesClinical trialsFamily health TagsPatient story Sub-Title Baby Collier Proves He ’s a Survivor Author Burgetta Wheeler Overview Collier Hart sat smiling in his crib repeatedly saying, “Wa wa.” Given a sippy cup of water, he threw back his head and drained it. He put his hands together, fingertips touching, and made the sign for “more.” None of this is unusual for a 2-year-old, but it is for Collier. He spent the first 15 months of his life at Duke Children’s Hospital af ter being born with severely underdeveloped lungs. Hero Imageco...
Source: dukehealth.org: Health Tips - June 23, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: klh85 at duke.edu Source Type: news

UCLA Mattel Children ’s Hospital and Miller Children’s & Women ’s Hospital plan strategic affiliation
Two leading children ’s hospitals —UCLA Mattel Children ’s Hospital, part of UCLA Health, and  Miller Children ’s& Women ’s Hospital Long Beach, part of  MemorialCare Health System— announced today their intent to form a strategic affiliation that brings together their academic, clinical and research expertise, and resources to enhance children’s health care services in Southern California.The two organizations, which share similar missions and values, plan to establish a wider geographic pediatric collaboration that strengthens and broadens their ability to offer the...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 22, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The Challenge I Face Being A Parent To Children Both On Earth And In Heaven
It’s a busy morning as I race around the house, stashing piles of laundry and picking up week old cheerios that are scattered about. My daughter’s fourth birthday is approaching and company will soon be arriving, ready to celebrate our miracle child. As I search the couch crevices for lingering crumbs, my daughter grabs my attention from the other room. Next to her play kitchen, she quietly sits, assembling her pretend cake. I walk towards her and squat down, inquiring about her colorful wooden cake. “I’m practicing for my birthday! Let’s sing Mommy,” she exclaims. Right at that moment, ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Breast-feeding mothers at lower risk of heart disease, stroke
Mothers who breast-feed their babies may reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke in later life, especially if they breast-feed for longer durations. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news