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Pregnancy and hungry women

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When you’re pregnant, eating becomes complicated. And I’m not even talking about the whole weight gain thing, which is its own boondoggle – apparently, you’re not “eating for two” so ...

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Study shows people who live alone more likely to have unhealthy diets

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People living on their own are more likely to have unhealthy diets that lack key nutrients, researchers have found. A team from Queensland University of Technology analyzed 41 studies, to ...

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Will having a pet make your child healthier?

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My children are unlikely to read this, which is lucky for me, because it would give them ammunition for the ongoing “Can we get a dog or a cat?” argument. ...

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Third of women feel embarrassed breastfeeding in public

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Six out of 10 women who breastfeed take steps to hide it in public and a third feel embarrassed or uncomfortable nursing outside the home, a survey has found. The ...

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Distrust between women and doctors, the biggest threat to pregnancies

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Open, honest conversation is essential for any doctor-patient relationship. But it is even more essential in prenatal care, when the health of the mother, the health of the pregnancy and ...

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Narcolepsy cases linked to flu vaccine subject to new compensation dispute

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Government lawyers are seeking to block compensation payments to people who developed the devastating sleep disorder, narcolepsy, as a result of a faulty swine flu vaccine. The Pandemrix vaccine made ...

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Pregnant women with cancer can be treated without harming fetus

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Pregnant women who discover they have cancer should not delay treatment until after the birth or induce the baby very early, as they can be successfully treated without harming the ...

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High blood pressure the ill-effects begin when people are in 20s

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Do you worry about high blood pressure? Of course not. That’s for old people. The whole point of being young is to drink and eat what you want and not ...

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Running saved my life

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At the start of this year, I was in the depths of the worst depression I have ever experienced. My public face was a mask of success, confidence and happiness, ...

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Studies show lack of sleep can affect women’s desire for sex

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Being tired is the most common reason women give for not having sex with their partner. A survey three years ago showed that it had overtaken headaches as the most ...

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