Zika’s set to return to mainland U.S., but budget cuts threaten response

Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus.

June 12, 2017 0

4 percent of Americans suffer from food allergies

Most common allergy is to shellfish, but peanuts also pose big threat.

June 9, 2017 0

Moms, dads and doulas

Today's mom has all sorts of options for labor and delivery, but one thing that never changes is the need for strong support.

June 6, 2017 0

Pediatricians’ advice—no fruit juice before age 1

Plus, the group supports limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers.

May 28, 2017 0

‘The silent killer’

About 1 in 50 Americans have unruptured brain aneurysms that can be deadly if they pop. How do you know when to get checked?

May 25, 2017 3

To eat or not to eat?

It's a great question for labor—and the answer is constantly undergoing change.

May 23, 2017 1

Fewer SIDS deaths in U.S., but racial gaps remain

Sudden infant deaths are twice as common in certain populations.

May 19, 2017 0

The pregnant gardener

There's plenty of enjoyment in gardening—but if you're an expectant mom, you should take extra care to avoid tainted soil.

May 16, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘I felt like I was dying all the time’

After battling back from a heart condition and leukemia, Liz Klinkoski, 31, is now recovering from a stroke.

May 15, 2017 6

‘It’s God’s gift’

Mary Lou, Sue and Christina celebrate three generations of caring for mothers and babies.

May 8, 2017 5
PATIENT STORY

More than a birthmark

A red spot on a baby’s cheek turned out to be a hemangioma. Specialized medical care kept her healthy.

May 5, 2017 0

A call for class

Choosing a childbirth class is a bit like choosing a new phone. There are plenty of options—you just need to choose what's right for you.

May 4, 2017 1