Female Reproductive System in the News

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults

10/24/2014 - Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples

10/24/2014 - Researchers cite need for safe sex practices

Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight

10/24/2014 - Get doctor's approval before starting a diet

Health Tip: Watch the Road on Halloween

10/24/2014 - Be careful of trick-or-treaters

New York City Health Officials Confirm First Ebola Case

10/24/2014 - Dr. Craig Spencer worked with Doctors Without Borders, had just returned from Guinea in West Africa

Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa if Aid Delayed

10/24/2014 - Yale team foresees 90,000 deaths in one Liberian county alone by Dec. 15

Beware Claims That Activated Charcoal Can Cure Gut Troubles

10/23/2014 - Doctors say one man developed colitis after detox treatment, though cause is unclear

Study Finds Kidney Stones Linked to Weakened Bones

10/23/2014 - People with the obstructions were at higher odds for breaks and fractures, researchers say

Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other

10/23/2014 - Study focuses on macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in older Americans

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

10/23/2014 - Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds

Airborne Transmission of Ebola Highly Unlikely, Experts Say

10/23/2014 - No threat foreseen from public sniffles, coughs

Gene Scan Helps Diagnose Mystery Disorders in Children

10/23/2014 - Using DNA from parents and child, test hones in on disease-causing mutations

'Exposure Therapy' May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder

10/23/2014 - Reliving the death of a loved one can help survivors, researchers say

As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study

10/23/2014 - Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found

Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds

10/23/2014 - But cesarean rates vary widely across the country

Health Highlights: Oct. 23, 2014

10/23/2014 -

Doctors Often Unaware Their Patients Have Catheters

10/23/2014 - Small tubes reduce needle sticks, but can increase infection risk if left too long

Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives

10/23/2014 - Home troubles affect school life, school issues affect home, researchers report

All People Returning From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Be Tracked

10/23/2014 - Travelers will have to take own temperatures, report to local health departments for 21-day incubation period

Health Tip: Using a Pacifier to Soothe Baby

10/23/2014 - Make sure the infant really doesn't want to eat instead