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If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

Ultrasound can detect infants turned in the womb, allowing time for decisions,, FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Babies poised to enter the world feet first can pose serious complications for themselves and their moms. Among single-baby pregnancies, just 3 percent to 5 percent are...

Ability to process information as a baby continues into adulthood

CLEVELAND--Infants who excel at processing new information at 6- and 12-months-old, typically excel in intelligence and academic achievements as young adults in their 20's, according to a study directed by Case Western Reserve University Psychologist Joseph Fagan. Fagan's "The prediction, f...

Snoozing May Help Women Shed Baby Weight

But avoiding postpartum sleep deprivation can be tough, experts admit FRIDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- New moms who can't zip up their pre-pregnancy jeans might not be catching enough zzzs. Getting a good night's sleep, in fact, may be just as important as diet and exercise for s...

Easy Baby or Fussy -- It May Be Out of Mom's Control

Gene, brain activity may determine child's temperament, study finds FRIDAY, July 17 (HealthDay News) -- Whether you have an easy baby or a fussy one may have nothing to do with your parenting skills because the combination of a certain gene and a particular pattern of brain activity ma...

FamilyCord Joins as Cord Blood Sponsor for WBLI's Dana DiDonato's Baby Shower

NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilyCord , one of the nation's leading private cord blood banks, is proud to announce their title sponsorship of the WBLI 106.1 Baby Shower event where 250 pregnant New York area listeners will be joining Dana DiDonato for a day of fun, prizes, and education ...

Thomson Reuters Study Finds Baby Boomers and Generation X Face Healthcare Cost Hurdles

Survey Measures Impact of Recession on Healthcare Use by Demographic Segment ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-five percent of Americans say they had difficulty paying for healthcare in the past 12 months, with the Baby Boomer and Generation X age groups leading the way, accor...

Online Store Offers Affordable Digital Hearing Aids For Baby Boomers

MyHearPod.com provides digital hearing aids for a reduced price by allowing the customer to service and clean the hearing aids themselves. (PRWEB) June 3, 2009 -- As people born in the generation called the "Baby Boomers" continue to age, hearing loss is becom...

VIVA Transcription Adapts to Pending Spike in Baby Boomer Patient Records

As this demographic grows, increase for more transcription services requires pro-activity SANTA CRUZ, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVA Transcription , a leading provider in medical transcription services, announced that it has recently enhanced its business model to accommodate the ...

Keys to a Fit Pregnancy and Losing the Baby Weight

New Pregnancy Fitness and Nutrition Program from Fitness Expert Monique Hollowell SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Women often feel their bodies will never be the same following pregnancy and are consistently seeking solutions to have a fit pregnancy, less painful birth and quick re...

HealthYes! Promotes Osteoporosis Awareness at the Austin Mommy & Baby Expo

Austin, Texas-based HealthYes!™ teamed up with St. David's HealthCare on Sunday, May 17, to promote osteoporosis awareness among young women at the Mommy & Baby Expo 2009 at the Palmer Events Center (900 Barton Springs Rd.) in Austin. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 4...

Make Sure Your Baby is Seeing the Most Important Things in His World

InfantSEE(R) reminds parents about the importance of eye assessments for babies during June's Child Vision Awareness Month ST. LOUIS, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- When should a parent schedule a comprehensive eye assessment for a baby? Clinical research has shown that at 6 months, the average baby...

Found: First IVF Baby Born in East Bay 25 Years Ago

Private investigator locates California medical practice's oldest 'test-tube baby;' Three of America's IVF pioneer babies to meet at 25th anniversary reunion SAN RAMON, Calif., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Castro Wilson, who on March 18, 1985, became the first "IVF baby" born in the East...

Oh Baby! Discovery Health's BABY WEEK Offers the Most Pregnancies, Births and Drama Anywhere on Television

- Discovery Health's Seventh Annual Programming Event Presents Baby Programming Nightly at 8 PM (ET/PT) from Sunday, June 14, through Friday, June 19 - SILVER SPRING, Md., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The stork drops by Discovery Health the third week of June to deliver the network's seventh annua...

Mom and Baby Alike May Benefit From Exercise

Most women should keep active while pregnant, experts say,, SUNDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- It's natural that a woman might be skeptical about exercising while she's pregnant. So many changes are occurring in her body, it makes sense to have second thoughts about whether exercise mi...

Risk to Baby Rises With Repeat C-Sections

Procedure doubles odds for intensive care compared to vaginal birth newborns, researchers say THURSDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- Babies delivered by elective, repeat cesarean section delivery are nearly twice as likely to be admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) than t...

Protect Your Young Child And Baby From "Swine Flu" In Four Easy Steps

US President Barack Obama and the World Health Organization urge vigilance against the "swine flu" (Type A influenza - H1N1) outbreak. Sixty Second Parent's leading US pediatrician, Dr Olson Huff, recommends practical tips for protecting your young child and baby from swine flu in four ...

Fad Baby Names Tend to Fizzle Fast

Monikers seem to get staying power from slow growth in popularity TUESDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Faddish baby names don't retain their appeal for long, a new study suggests. But names that take their time becoming popular seem most apt to stick around. The findings, from resea...

'Blood Covered' Abortion Protests at Notre Dame: Pro-Lifers to Deliver 'Blood Covered' Dolls in Baby Carriages to Fr. Jenkins' Office While Notre Dame Trustees Meet

SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue: On Friday, May 1, 12 Noon, protests will occur on Notre Dame campus while ND Board of Fellows and Board of Trustees meet. At least one dozen pro-life acti...

New Federal Legislation Targets Toxic Chemicals in Baby Bath Products

Sen. Gillibrand's Bill Directs Cosmetic Industry to Clean Up Its Act NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) took action to protect children's health by introducing the Safe Baby Products Act, which directs the Federal Drug Administration to in...

Latina Actress Constance Marie Opens Up About Her Struggle to Conceive and Shares Her Knowledge on Organic Baby Care.

LOS ANGELES, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- After enduring two miscarriages and three grueling rounds of in-vitro fertilization, Latina actress Constance Marie delivered a healthy baby girl. Now Constance is ready to share her story of hope, fear, anguish, and finally love. "Trying to conceive was...

Celebrity Signed Jeans Live at Auction During Baby & Tween Celebration LA

Jeans Bring Dreams, a program created by dekoposh, Inc. will offer celebrity signed jeans at auction to raise money for Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA during the highly anticipated Baby & Tween Celebration LA event LOS ANGELES, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Baby & Tween Celebration LA and...

Spotlight Baby Provides Parents with Educational Programs and Eco-Friendly Products to Support Babies in Reaching Their Full Developmental Potentials

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents can have a tremendous impact on their baby's ability to reach his or her full learning potential. By using techniques that stimulate the brain through everyday interactions and strategic play, they can greatly enhance the child's awareness of i...

Medical Costs for One Premature Baby Could Cover a Dozen Healthy Births

March of Dimes Releases New Report About the High Cost of Preterm Birth at U.S. Chamber of Commerce WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The medical costs that businesses pay to care for one premature baby for a year could cover the costs for nearly a dozen healthy, full-term b...

Medical costs for one premature baby could cover a dozen healthy births

WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 17, 2009 The medical costs that businesses pay to care for one premature baby for a year could cover the costs for nearly a dozen healthy, full-term infants, according to new statistics from the March of Dimes. The average medical cost for healthy full-term babies from...

PRELEX is the Answer for Baby Boomers Vision Needs

Dr. Khanna has found PRELEX is better than Lasik for individuals over 50. It Imparts distance and near vision in each eye. PRELEX is longer lasting, prevents the development of cataracts, and does not induce dry eye. Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) March 15, 2009 -- Dr. Khanna...

Aging Baby Boomers May Swamp Cardiac Care

'Diabesity' renders them more prone to heart attacks than their predecessors, researchers say THURSDAY, March 12 (HealthDay News) -- Baby boomers are not in good shape, even when compared with their counterparts 10 or 20 years ago, researchers warn. According to a new study, more a...

Graham Packaging On-Site Plant in Zoetermeer Wins Top Performance Award From The Danone Baby Nutrition and Medical Nutrition Divisions

YORK, Pa., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Danone Baby Nutrition and Medical Nutrition Divisions have chosen Graham Packaging's on-site bottle manufacturing plant in Zoetermeer, the Netherlands, as the winner of their 2008 "Partners for Growth" Award. "This award is the equivalent of a supplier-o...

Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome

Parents who are prepared for infant's crying bouts can maintain better control, studies say,, THURSDAY, March 5 (HealthDay News) -- An educational program for parents can help prevent shaken baby syndrome that's triggered by infant crying, according to American and Canadian studies. ...

New research shows program effective in educating parents about prevention of shaken baby syndrome

(Seattle, WA; Vancouver, BC)-- New studies in the United States and Canada show that educational materials aimed at preventing shaken baby syndrome increased knowledge of new mothers about infant crying, the most common trigger for people abusing babies by shaking them. The study of mothers in Sea...

Educational materials increase knowledge and behaviors important for preventing shaken baby syndrome

(Vancouver, BC; Seattle, WA; Ogden, UT March 2, 2009) Two new studies in Canada and the United States show that educational materials aimed at preventing shaken baby syndrome increased knowledge of new mothers about infant crying, which is the number one trigger for people abusing babies by sha...

The New Crystalens HD Gives Many Baby Boomers and Seniors an Opportunity to See Clearly at All Distances while Reducing or Eliminating the Need for Glasses

Updegraff Vision Precision LASIK™ and Cataract Center announces the addition of the Crystalens HD to their existing portfolio of high technology lens implants. The Crystalens offered by Dr. Updegraff is helping the +50 consumer understand that they can do something about their cataracts an...

Dr. Molly Gunsaulis Offers Parents the Chance to Ensure Their Child's Future Health by Saving Stem Cells from Baby Teeth

Baby teeth are the most accessible stem cells found in children. Obtaining and preserving these valuable cells will create peace-of-mind for parents who want the best health possible for their children. Molly Gunsaulis, DDS Dentistry for Children, is a pediatric dental practice involved in the ...

VIDEO from Medialink and Your Baby Can Read: Early Literacy in Children ... Proven Path to Success

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For every parent who wants the very best for their children, there is one gift designed to provide higher self-confidence, better academic results and life-long achievement -- early learning skills. Numerous infant studies have proven that early readers have more ...

Surge in older cancer survivors expected as baby boomers age

STORRS, CT The United States could be faced with a national health care crisis in the coming decades as the country's baby boomer population ages and a growing number of older adults find themselves diagnosed with and living longer with cancer. That is the position of a team of researchers fro...

It's A Merry Christmas for Baby John After Mother Michelle's Life-Saving Transplant

Rare back-to-back cesarean and liver transplant surgeries rescue dying mom and preemie baby STANFORD, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- "We were thinking we'd be lucky to get one live person out of this situation, and we didn't know which it would be," said William Benitz, MD. (Pho...

Cornell Nutritional Expert, Vermont Baby Formula Company Urge Parents Not to Dilute Formula with Extra Water

GEORGIA, Vt., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to press reports of parents diluting baby formula in this difficult economy, a nutritional expert and a leading manufacturer of infant formula are urging parents to breastfeed or use formula responsibly by following the instructions on the can. ...

Leading London Neurosurgeon, Sim Farar, Partners with Los Angeles Fitness Guru to Help Baby Boomers Decrease Memory Loss

Lesley Stein, CPT fitness expert, is going the extra mile to help baby boomers reduce their risk of memory loss through an educational seminar that links nutritional health and fitness to brain activity. NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (Business Wire EON) November 6, 2008 -- On No...

Breast-Fed Baby May Mean Better Behaved Child

Psychological woes less likely compared to bottle-fed kids, study found,, WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Add yet another potential benefit to breast-feeding: Fewer behavioral problems in young children. Parents of youngsters who were breast-fed as infants were less likely ...

Suicide Rates Rise Among Baby Boomers

Middle-aged white women at increasing risk, study finds TUESDAY, Oct. 21 (HealthDay News) -- The suicide rate in the United States is increasing for the first time in a decade, particularly among middle-aged white women, a new study finds. "This is a group we haven't had as much foc...

A therapy for baby boomers to sleep on

If you're over 55 and have spent more than a few sleepless nights, you're not alone -- insomnia affects about half of all people over 55 -- but you may also be at increased risk for physical and mental ailments. Many older adults don't get enough restorative sleep, leading to serious health con...
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