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Happy Mother’s Day: Five Facts About Anesthesia for Labor and Delivery

A first-time mother-to-be gets a lot of advice from well-meaning friends and family members about everything from breastfeeding to which kind of diapers to buy. But when it comes to anesthesia, the nation’s 50,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) want all new moms to know their anesthesia options for labor and delivery.

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When Malaria Infects the Placenta During Pregnancy, Baby’s Future Immunity Can Be Affected

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Mothers infected with malaria during pregnancy can pass more of their own cells to their baby and change the infant’s risk of later infection, a new study shows.

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Announces CHLA Health Network — the Largest Pediatrician Network in Los Angeles

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and the CHLA Health Network announced today the launch of the CHLA Health Network, a group of more than 100 general pediatricians in 26 practices throughout Los Angeles who have affiliated with CHLA to improve care for children across Southern California.

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Supporting Spouses: Family Studies Expert Advocates Showing Appreciation for Military Spouses

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A Kansas State University expert on military families says most military spouses experience a lifestyle of constant adjustment.

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Expert on Aging: Mother’s Day Love Goes Beyond Sustaining Emotional Bond

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Learn From the Best and the Brightest in the Field of Couple and Family Therapy

Upcoming International Conference "Crossroads of Couple and Family Psychology: A Foundation for Real World Practice on June 22-24, 2107 in Evanston, IL

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Researchers Identify Gene That Controls Birth Defect Common in Diabetes

Researchers have identified a gene that plays a key role in the formation of neural tube defects, a problem commonly found in infants of pregnant women with diabetes. This is the first time the gene has been shown to play this role; it opens up a new way to understand these defects, and may one day lead to new treatments that could prevent the problem or decrease its incidence.

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Three Questions Pregnant Women Should Ask About Fetal Ultrasounds

To help women get an optimal ultrasound of the baby’s heart, one likely to be able to detect a heart defect, if present, a UCLA expert recommends they seek a provider that offers advanced technology and a thorough screening of the heart. Here are some questions patients should ask.

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Newyork-Presbyterian Announces New Paid Family Leave Policy

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has announced that it will roll out paid parental leave for its employees who are new parents. The new policy is the most comprehensive of its kind among New York City hospitals and healthcare systems, offering new parents two to six weeks of paid time off, extended leave for six months and continuation of benefits, in addition to flex time currently available for new parents.

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Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Increases Risk of Higher Teen Drug Use, Trouble Coping with Stress and Likelihood of Addiction

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Mothers smoking crack cocaine during pregnancy—and its lingering effects on their children—are the focus of 20-plus years of ongoing research by Case Western Reserve University







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