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Could Premature Birth Affect Adult Relationships, Self-Esteem?

By Amy Norton
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Young adults who were born prematurely are less likely than their peers to have intimate relationships, and may see themselves as somewhat less attractive, a new study suggests. 678 more words

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The Jennifer epidemic: How the spiking popularity of different baby names cycle like genetic drift

There has never been a name like Jennifer.

Take your Liams, Olivias, Ethans, Emmas, Avas, Michaels, Williams and Christophers — none of them, not one, can match the Jennifer juggernaut. 1,759 more words

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The Jennifer epidemic: How the spiking popularity of different baby names cycle like genetic drift

There has never been a name like Jennifer.

Take your Liams, Olivias, Ethans, Emmas, Avas, Michaels, Williams and Christophers — none of them, not one, can match the Jennifer juggernaut. 1,759 more words

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A Third of Young Women Fill Narcotic Painkiller Prescriptions Every Year

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Jan. 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Too many women of childbearing age take narcotic painkillers, putting any unborn babies at risk, U.S. 691 more words

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More Extreme Preemies Are Surviving, Study Finds

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) — More extremely premature U.S. infants — those born after only 22 to 28 weeks of gestation — are surviving, a new study finds. 715 more words

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Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms?

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Despite concerns over mercury exposure, pregnant women who eat lots of fish may not harm their unborn children, a new study suggests. 712 more words

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Ottawa Public Health says budget cuts won't affect infant health

Ottawa Public Health says it will cut spending on babies and new parents without reducing service by taking questions through Facebook.

The department will cut seven positions, but no staff, as jobs have been left unstaffed in anticipation of the budget cut. 630 more words

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