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Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development

By Amy Norton
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Exposure to a common plastics’ chemical during pregnancy may have effects on genital development in baby boys, a small study hints. 729 more words

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More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Reports

By Tara Haelle
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Although drinking during pregnancy has long been considered taboo, new research suggests that as many as one in 20 U.S. 797 more words

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Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Daughters of women who developed gestational diabetes while pregnant may be at increased risk for being obese later in childhood, a new study suggests. 314 more words

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Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Cesarean delivery was the most common inpatient surgery in the United States in 2011 and was used in nearly one-third of all deliveries, research shows. 265 more words

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Fertility Treatments Aren't Significantly Linked to Birth Defects

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The risk of birth defects is low among children conceived using assisted reproductive technologies (ART), according to a new study. 233 more words

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Fury FC re-signs captain Richie Ryan

Ottawa Fury FC has re-signed captain Richie Ryan to a two-year contract extension.

Ryan was named captain to kick off the Fury’s 2014 inaugural season during training camp last spring, and played 22 of the club’s 25 games so far, logging 1,957┬áminutes of action. 69 more words

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Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper

By Maureen Salamon
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A crucial part of conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF) — the incubation of embryos in a laboratory dish — can instead take place in a device inside the vagina, new research suggests. 792 more words

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