Pregnant woman who endured chemo for breast cancer gives birth to healthy baby – TODAY

Just a couple of months after Jade Devis found out she was pregnant, a protruding bump appeared on her chest. It was the beginning of an ordeal that forced the first-time mom and her developing fetus to undergo chemotherapy together after Devis was suddenly diagnosed with breast cancer. “I felt trapped. The only way out… Read More

Extended Deadline for 2019 Autumn HITLAB Women's Health Tech Challenge – PRUnderground

Breaking news for disruptive technologies aimed at improving women’s health and wellness: HITLAB has extended the submission deadline for the 2019 Autumn HITLAB World Cup: Women’s Health Tech Challenge to Wednesday, Nov. 6. Innovators must submit tight, Tweet-sized responses (280 characters or fewer) to a series of key questions surrounding the project’s target problem, progress… Read More

‘Heartbeat’ Bill introduced by republican state lawmakers, would prohibit abortions once heartbeat is detected – WPMT FOX 43

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Republican State Lawmakers unveiling what’s being called “heartbeat” legislation. It would prohibit abortions once a heartbeat is detected in a fetus. If passed, the law would require all doctors to determine if there is a heartbeat before performing an abortion. If a heartbeat is found, an abortion would not be allowed to… Read More

Interpreting the Nuances of Nutrition – The Chicago Maroon

As an Indian who avoids red meat, I’ve heard my fair share of corny, slightly offensive meat-related jokes. Commonly, “Don’t Indians worship cows?” on the lower end of this spectrum, “Ironic that your name is So-ham but you can’t even eat it,” and, in adorably Christocentric fashion, “Won’t you go to hell now?” said after… Read More

Why Monthly Lifestyle Counseling For Patients with Diabetes? – Diabetes In Control

Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA Author: Nadeen Ayad, BCPS, PharmD Candidate, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado Regular monthly lifestyle counseling can have positive long term clinical outcomes in patients with diabetes.  Patients with diabetes are at increased risk of having a heart attack, stroke or other CV events, so physicians counsel… Read More

Study reveals UK air pollution can trigger hundreds more heart attacks and strokes – woman&home

The Extinction Rebellion movement have been working to put the environment at the forefront of our minds recently – but the country’s polluted air is making headlines again for concerning reasons. New research has found that air pollution in the UK has the potential to trigger hundreds more heart attacks, strokes and asthmas attacks every… Read More

Bernard Fisher, MD, Pioneer in Breast Cancer Research, Dies at 101 – UPJ Athletics

PITTSBURGH—Dr. Bernard Fisher, Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a true pioneer in the field of breast cancer research, died on Wednesday evening at the age of 101.  A role model for the surgeon-scientist, Dr. Fisher advanced the understanding of the clinical biology of breast cancer and pioneered the design and implementation… Read More

Gov. Wolf reiterates vow to veto any abortion ban – WPMT FOX 43

Governor Tom Wolf (Getty Images) Governor Tom Wolf (Getty Images) DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.– Governor Tom Wolf today reiterated his opposition to abortion ban legislation and other regressive health care policies that target women and families: “Let me be clear: I will veto any abortion ban that is put on my desk. The latest bill, a… Read More