Obstetrics & gynaecology

7 million US women live in maternity care 'deserts'

The United States is still among one of the most dangerous developed nations for childbirth, especially in rural areas and communities of color, according to a new March of Dimes report. About 36 percent of U.S. counties ...

Genetics

On nutrition: Eating for your genes

In response to a recent column where I mentioned how genetic research is beginning to show us how our DNA may influence our dietary needs, reader Ann F sent me a slew of questions:

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Abortion remains medically safe for U.S. women

(HealthDay)—Debate rages over access to abortion, but experts say the collected medical evidence makes one thing clear—it is a fundamentally safe procedure for women.

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