Indigenous women to have babies in a more culturally traditional way, under Birthing on Country program – ABC Local

Posted December 17, 2018 06:21:21 Photo: Mum-to-be Kristika Kumar-Williams is taking part in the Birthing on Country trial. (ABC Illawarra: Jessica Clifford) A groundbreaking program aims to empower Indigenous women to have more control over the birth of their babies. Birthing on Country provides culturally appropriate pre and postnatal care, with each participant allocated an… Read More

gulftoday.ae | Ministry organises seminar on women's health – Gulf Today

DUBAI: To meet the requirements of the National Cardiovascular Disease Index, the Ministry of Health and Prevention organized a seminar on women’s heart health titled ‘Oxygen Plus for your Heart.’ Dr. Muna Al-Kuwari, Director of the Specialized Care Department, and Vice Chair of the Executive committee on Cardiovascular Index, attended the seminar along with representatives… Read More

Bi-County Nutrition feeds need in Harrison, WV, and Doddridge, WV – WV News

Editor’s Note: This is one in a series of stories featuring United Way of Harrison County agencies. NUTTER FORT — Nearly 500 hot meals are served or delivered to disabled and low-income adults in Harrison and Doddridge counties each weekday, thanks to the Bi-County Nutrition Program. “Last year, we served 116,000 meals to senior citizens… Read More

Home DNA kit test leaves woman grappling with shocking results – KOMO News

Home DNA kit test leaves woman grappling with shocking results CINCINNATI (WKRC) – It’s one of the hottest holiday gifts, but a local woman has an important warning about what you do with information from at-home DNA testing kits. There are lots of options now for home testing of your DNA, so when Rachel Rockwell… Read More

Behind the scenes of Mick Mulvaney's move to chief of staff – Axios

President Trump had a meeting scheduled Monday with a possible candidate for White House chief of staff. Guess that guy ain’t getting it. You can tell so much about West Wing dynamics by the way Trump announced Mick Mulvaney — already wearing two hats as White House budget director and acting director of the Consumer… Read More

Breastfeeding for more than 6 months associated with smaller maternal waist circumference – EurekAlert

IMAGE: The Journal of Women’s Health is a core multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the diseases and conditions that hold greater risk for or are more prevalent among women, as well as… view more  Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers New Rochelle, NY, December 14, 2018–Breastfeeding for more than 6 months was found to be independently associated… Read More

Watch World Taekwondo Grand Slam semi-finals live – BBC Sport

Watch World Taekwondo Grand Slam semi-finals live – BBC Sport ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/’); } })(); /*]]>*/’); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/’); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/[?|&]ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); /*]]>*/’); } })( bbcdotcom.config.isOptimizelyEnabled() ); ‘ ); })(); Summary Bianca Walkden into +67kg semi-finals but Rebecca McGowan misses out Lauren Williams… Read More

'Adaptive surfing is the best thing that's ever happened to me' – Health24

Sometimes you catch the good waves in life. Other times you get caught in the whitewash of endlessly tumbling with no sense of direction, all the time wondering what you did to deserve this bulls**t. But the true hero goes back for another wave… Adaptive surfing A few weekends ago, I had the great privilege… Read More

In-home DNA testing is popular. This Tri-Cities health provider explains more – Tri-City Herald

Some Tri-Citians may find at-home DNA test kits under the Christmas tree this year, as more and more people are using them to learn about their ancestry. Some kits even can reveal potential medical issues, such as inherited mutations in the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 genes that mean an increased risk of breast and… Read More

Nutrition prof in deep fat over French fries comments – Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Six cheesy bacon fries with that? McDonald’s is expected to offer more fat with its fries. On the not-quite sixth day of Christmas, a researcher gave to “we” … six lousy french fries — and a salad grown organically. Eric Rimm, professor of the departments of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School… Read More