Texas law forbids it from funding organizations that provide abortion, so Austin is funding groups that pay for transportation and hotels for women seeking abortion.
Some changes are more obvious than others. We all know that women get a visible bump. But pregnancy can also change some of their key bodily functions.
Neurologist Laura Boylan suffered from tremors and loss of balance that she attributed to a cyst in her brain. Why didn’t her doctors believe her?
The association between eating chicken and a lowered breast cancer risk may because of eating less red meat — not some protective factor in chicken.
The U.S. maternal mortality rate is higher than in Canada, Japan, or any Western European country — even higher than the rate in Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan.
A UK company is offering women a procedure it says can delay menopause up to 20 years and allow women to delay having babies.
But don’t get too excited.
Two of the most common disorders that cause period problems are uterine fibroids and endometriosis.
Washington state has second lowest infant mortality rate, 3.88/1000 live births; Massachusetts, at 3.66/1000, lowest – National rate 5.9.
“We will not allow any woman in Washington to be denied full and accurate information about her medical care,” said Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.
A dozen states enacted near-complete bans on abortion, which abortion rights advocates say have resulted in fear and confusion about whether it is still legal.
A recent study found menstrual cups were a safe and effective alternative to manage periods.
Headlines over the past week have given false hope to the roughly 8-10% of women of reproductive age with endometriosis. We don’t know what causes endometriosis.
A new study found that pregnant women exposed to higher levels of air pollutants had children with lower IQs, compared to the children of women exposed to lower levels.
For some types of pollution, chances for admission increased as much as 147%, compared to infants whose mothers did not encounter high levels of air pollution i the week before delivery.
For Liz White, learning that her fertility doctor had substituted his own sperm for what she thought was from an anonymous donor was a punch to her gut.