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 | 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

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

'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

Licensed Practical Nurse (Women's Health) Job in Cleveland, Ohio – Department of Veterans Affairs – LemonWire

The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Licensed Practical Nurse… Read More

Deadline for Open Enrollment for Health Care Coverage Announced – Radio Facts

This year the Black Women’s Health Imperative joined forces with other national organizations to help create awareness and outreach on the 2018 Open Enrollment period that ran from November 1, 2018 to December 15, 2018. The deadline is here. Even with a reduction in the number of days to enroll and a significant reduction in… Read More

Soy sauce 'colon cleanse' hoax leaves woman brain dead – Fox News

Pouring Soy Sauce into bowl (iStock) A doctor has outlined a shocking case in which a woman was left brain dead after an internet hoax went horribly wrong. The incident, outlined on medical YouTube channel Chubbyemu, involves a 39-year-old woman, identified as CG, who presented to emergency services with a rapidly deteriorating mental status. Earlier that… Read More