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  • Feb 28 2015

    Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Some Pregnancy Complications, Raise Others

    A study finds lower rates of gestational diabetes, but also more small babies, stillbirths, and newborn deaths in women who had bariatric surgery prior to their pregnancies compared with obese women who didn’t have surgery.

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  • Feb 27 2015

    Phone support can help ease postpartum depression

    A generally complete report on a study of peer phone counseling for postpartum depression.

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  • Feb 27 2015

    Lay off the mega-doses of Vitamin D

    Many consumers and health care providers continue to hope that a pill, including a seemingly harmless one like vitamin D, will be the solution to a host of chronic diseases. This story explains why that thinking has a lot of holes in it.

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