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British royal couple expecting second child

British royal couple expecting second child

FILE - In this Tuesday, July 23, 2013 file photo, Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge hold George, the Prince of Cambridge, as they pose for the media outside St. Mary's Hospital's exclusive Lindo Wing in London where the Duchess gave birth on Monday, July 22. The…

September 08, 2014 6:18 am
British royal couple expecting second child

British royal couple expecting second child

FILE - In this Tuesday, July 23, 2013 file photo, Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge hold George, the Prince of Cambridge, as they pose for photographers outside St. Mary's Hospital exclusive Lindo Wing in London where the Duchess gave birth on Monday July 22. The Duches…

September 08, 2014 6:18 am

Illinois Medicaid pushes long-acting birth control

CHICAGO | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor in an effort to save taxpayer money on unplanned pregnancies, a strategy that is raising concern among Catholic health care systems.

September 03, 2014 7:29 am
Women have more options for breast cancer surgery

Women have more options for breast cancer surgery

CHICAGO (AP) — One of the world's most glamorous women had an operation that once was terribly disfiguring — removal of both breasts. But new approaches are dramatically changing breast surgeries, whether to treat cancer or to prevent it as Angelina Jolie just chose to do. As Jolie said, "th…

May 14, 2013 3:31 pm

FDA: Morning-after pill to move over the counter

The government is moving the morning-after pill over the counter but only those 15 and older can buy it

April 30, 2013 5:45 pm
Baby Ana or Grey? Moms-to-be credit 'Fifty Shades'

Baby Ana or Grey? Moms-to-be credit 'Fifty Shades'

Will little Sophia and Jacob morph into baby Christian and Anastasia about nine months from now?

July 29, 2012 12:00 am
Baby Ana or Grey? Moms-to-be credit 'Fifty Shades'

Baby Ana or Grey? Moms-to-be credit 'Fifty Shades'

While it's impossible to declare a 'Fifty Shades of Grey' baby boomlet, some moms and moms-to-be attribute their pregnancies to sex inspired by the erotic trilogy that went mainstream early this year. 

July 29, 2012 12:00 am
Take heart: Women's cardiovascular disease may be preventable

Take heart: Women's cardiovascular disease may be preventable

Women are in greater danger of heart disease now than ever. Experts give women advice on how to minimize their risks.

February 09, 2012 9:00 am
Annual cancer screening tests urged less and less

Annual cancer screening tests urged less and less

Annual cancer tests are becoming a thing of the past. New guidelines out this month for cervical cancer screening have experts at odds over some things, but they are united in the view that the common practice of getting a Pap test every year is too often and probably doing more harm than good.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
Panel: Boys should get HPV vaccine given to girls

Panel: Boys should get HPV vaccine given to girls

A vaccine against cervical cancer hasn't been all that popular for girls. It may be even a harder sell for boys now that it's been recommended for them too.

October 27, 2011 12:00 am

House OKs abortion restrictions, defunds Planned Parenthood

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 66-32 Wednesday to prohibit most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and to cut off state-administered federal funds for Planned Parenthood.

April 27, 2011 6:30 pm

Families are opening up their lives to Hopkins researchers seeking the causes of autism, even before birth

When Ginny Russo goes into labor sometime at the end of May, her first call will be to her doctor. Her second: to the researchers who want to collect her baby's placenta, umbilical cord blood and first dirty diaper.

April 06, 2011 12:00 am

Med offers bone-ified help

Women who take bisphosphontes, drugs used to treat osteoporosis, for five or more years may be 2.5 times more likely to suffer from femur fracture, but researcher say the benefits of the drugs outweigh the risks.

March 03, 2011 12:00 am

Hospital, chamber hosting women's lunch Feb. 9

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce and Franciscan St. Anthony Health will present a free women's luncheon - Listen, Up Ladies: The Importance of Preventative Screening - Feb. 9 at Sand Creek Country Club.

February 06, 2011 12:00 am
INSIGHT: Blizzard causes rescheduling of Crown Point's Go Red Luncheon

INSIGHT: Blizzard causes rescheduling of Crown Point's Go Red Luncheon

So, here I was planning my red ensemble and getting out my Go Red pin for this week's Crown Point Goes Red luncheon and along came all this snow.

February 06, 2011 12:00 am Related

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Valpo goes red for heart health

Valpo goes red for heart health

VALPARAISO | More women are dying every year from heart disease than all types of cancer combined, Dr. Kathy Magliato told a crowd gathered Friday at Valparaiso University.

February 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Diabetes in pregnancy a risk for mom years later

Diabetes in pregnancy a risk for mom years later

A type of diabetes that strikes during pregnancy may disappear at birth, but it remains a big red flag for moms' future health — one that too many seem to be missing.

February 01, 2011 10:00 am

Saint Anthony Memorial and Chesterton/Duneland Chamber Partner for Women’s Lunch

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the free women's luncheon Listen, Up Ladies: The Importance of Preventative Screening sponsored by Saint Anthony Memorial at 12 noon on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at Sand Creek Country Club.

January 21, 2011 12:00 am

Study: Spacing babies close may raise autism risk

CHICAGO (AP) — Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million California children.

January 10, 2011 12:15 pm
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