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What a day...and I'm not tired

 I am on four or five different prescriptions for various conditions (hypothyroid, birth control, depression) and I screwed up this morning.  I took a pill without looking at the label first.   240 more words

Depression

Childhood Diet Habits Set in Infancy, Studies Suggest by CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS


By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS

Research published in the journal Pediatrics indicates that early preferences for fruits and vegetables or, conversely, sugary drinks last into age 6. 11 more words

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Pregnant Deaf Woman Sues for Interpreter Access During Delivery

Cheylla Silva has filed an emergency motion in U.S. federal court (Miami) to obtain signed language interpreter access during childbirth. 

Silva is hoping the delivery goes smoothly because if there are serious problems, she might be at a loss to communicate with her doctors and nurses.

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Maternity

Homeopathy, Scientology, conspiracy theories and for-profit-quackery: let's keep global health science based

by David Lambert

By all accounts, post-earthquake Port-au-Prince was hell on earth. Already suffering from crumbling infrastructure and poor housing conditions, the Haitian capital was perhaps the least equipped city on Earth to withstand a 7.0 magnitude earthquake. 1,199 more words

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