Tanning devices cost the US $343.1 million a year in medical costs because of the skin cancers their use is associated with, according to a new study. In a new study, researchers established how prevalent indoor tanning-related skin cancers are in the US, and calculated the costs of these diseases.
Women actively infected with genital herpes during early pregnancy had twice the odds of giving birth to a child later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, according to a new study.
To recover from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, women of color must be seen and heard without the roadblocks of judgment and bias. But too often, racial differences between clients and providers make an already difficult process even more difficult. There is a massive shortage of mental health providers who are specialists in maternal mental health,…
A nationwide analysis suggests same-sex marriage policies were associated with a reduction in suicide attempts by adolescents.
Scientists have discovered that a common type of cell within the human reproductive and intestinal tracts assists HIV in infecting immune cells. Understanding how these cells aid HIV could lead to new methods that prevent HIV transmission.
What dimensions might create the most attractive lips in women? A new study used focus groups and morphed computed images to try to find out because established guidelines may help achieve optimal outcomes in lip augmentation.
Today’s Warrior Mom guest post comes from Eve Canavan, who lives in the UK. By Eve Canavan I was the first of my girlfriends to have a baby. They were excited I was going to be a mommy, and so was I. I envisioned us taking walks together, pushing the stroller along the road, laughing…
A study tracking depression rates among U.S. teens from 2005 to 2014 finds an increase — especially among girls. A steady diet of harsh judgments from social media may play a role, researchers say.(Image credit: Nicole Xu for NPR)
Today’s Warrior Mom guest post comes from Nicole Grodan, who speaks out about the stigmatization of therapy and medication in some church communities. Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, it is not a sign of weakness to seek medical help for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. In fact, it is a step of courage. By Nicole Grodan…
Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, thanks to a pragmatic multi-sector response backed by strong political commitment and heavy government investment, a new study reports.