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Antidepressant Effexor Linked to Postpartum Bleeding in Study

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, Feb. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) — The antidepressant Effexor (venlafaxine) appears to increase a pregnant woman’s risk of excess bleeding following labor, researchers say. 869 more words

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Women With Asthma May Have Higher Risk of Fertility Problems

FRIDAY, Feb. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Women with asthma may take longer to get pregnant and have a lower pregnancy rate than those without the lung disease, new research suggests. 294 more words

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Researchers Probe Colombia's Claim of No Birth Defects Linked to Zika

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, Feb. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) — At first glance, it seems like a small ray of hope in the ongoing Zika epidemic hitting Latin America. 778 more words

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CDC Offering Zika Tests for Pregnant Women Returning from Central and South America

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) — U.S. health officials are shipping test kits for the Zika virus to health departments around the country. 902 more words

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CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly in Brazil

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Traces of the Zika virus have been identified in the tissue of two babies who died in Brazil from a birth defect marked by underdeveloped heads and brains, U.S. 916 more words

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CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Traces of the Zika virus have been identified in the tissue of two babies who died in Brazil from a birth defect marked by underdeveloped heads and brains, U.S. 793 more words

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Prenatal Acetaminophen Use Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Pregnant women who take the painkiller acetaminophen — best known under the brand name Tylenol — may be more likely to have a child with asthma, new research suggests. 409 more words

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