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Flu Vaccine Expected to Protect Against Most U.S. H3N2 Viruses - 2017-12-15
"A novel bioinformatics approach can predict vaccine effectiveness for the influenza season, and indicates that the current vaccines are likely to be effective against H3N2 flu viruses in the U.S. 2017/2018 flu season, according to research published online Nov. 29 in F1000 Research." More

Majority of Women Prefer Non-Invasive Testing for Trisomy 21 - 2017-12-15
"The majority of both high-risk and intermediate-risk women prefer a non-invasive cell-free prenatal DNA screening as a secondary screening test for trisomy 21, according to a study published online Nov. 10 in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology." More

5 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain - 2017-12-15
"It's fun to celebrate the holidays, but week after week of festivities can add up to weight gain if you aren't careful. Pre-planning is key if you don't want to start next year with an even bigger weight loss goal." More

Mom-to-Be's High Blood Sugar May Raise Baby's Odds for Heart Defects - 2017-12-15
"It's long been known that diabetes in pregnancy raises the odds for congenital heart defects. But new research shows that the threat may also extend to women who simply have high blood sugar levels -- not just full-blown diabetes." More

Day-Care Centers Have More Allergens Than Homes - 2017-12-14
"Mite, mouse, cat, and dog allergens are higher in day-care centers than in homes, according to a study published online Nov. 29 in Allergy." More

Health Tip: Practice Mindful Eating - 2017-12-14
"Slowing down and paying more attention to what you eat can make you appreciate food more and eat healthier." More

In Utero Methylphenidate Exposure Tied to Heart Defects - 2017-12-13
"Intrauterine exposure to methylphenidate is associated with a small increase in the risk of cardiac malformations, according to a study published online Dec. 13 in JAMA Psychiatry." More

Ritalin During Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Heart Defect in Baby - 2017-12-13
"If you take Ritalin or Concerta for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and you plan to become pregnant, you might want to talk to your doctor about switching your medication first." More

Nearby Fracking Linked to Low Birth Weights - 2017-12-13
"Newborn babies face a greater risk of health problems if they live close to a "fracking" site, a new large-scale study contends." More

Some Great Holiday Foods for Weight Loss - 2017-12-13
"Many of the foods most associated with holiday meals can actually be good for you and, because they're filling, leave you feeling satisfied with small servings." More

Health Tip: If You Get the Flu While Pregnant - 2017-12-12
"The flu may be dangerous enough, but it's even more of a threat for women who are pregnant." More

Are Men Just 'Babies' When They Get the Flu? Maybe Not - 2017-12-12
"A new analysis out of Canada suggests, because respiratory illnesses may indeed hit men harder than women." More

Is Air Pollution a Threat to a Fetus? - 2017-12-11
"Women who are exposed to air pollution right before or after they become pregnant may be more likely to have a baby with birth defects, new research suggests." More

If Mom Has Rheumatoid Arthritis, Baby May Develop It, Too - 2017-12-11
"Children born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk for the disease and other chronic health problems, a new study suggests." More

Influenza Picking Up in U.S., Predominantly A(H3N2) - 2017-12-08
"Influenza activity was low during October 2017 but started increasing in November, with influenza A, predominantly A(H3N2), most commonly identified, according to research published in the Dec. 8 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report." More

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