There are two medications that prevent preterm birth, the most common cause of perinatal death in the U.S. One costs 16 cents a week, one US$285. Poor black women aren’t getting either. Why?

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Pregnant women are classified as a ‘vulnerable’ group

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Anne Drapkin Lyerly and our Carleigh Krubiner & Ruth Faden comment on the rapid spread of Zika virus, and the importance of ensuring that the needs of pregnant women are uppermost in prevention plans, including research with pregnant women to secure reliable information

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Your fitness tracker can be a great source of fitspo, providing the kind of feedback that helps you push through that extra mile. But it might also tell you more about your health than you ever thought possible—as these three unsuspecting Fitbit wearers discovered

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Prenatal care for incarcerated women. Between 1980 and 2010, the number of women in prison in the United States increased by 646 percent, going from 15,000 women to 113,000. Although accurate statistics are hard to obtain, it’s estimated that 3 to 4 percent of women are pregnant when they arrive at prison

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“The level of alarm is extremely high,” said Dr. Margaret Chan, the director general of the WHO, in a speech in Geneva.

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The Dangers of Doing Nothing

February 23, 2015

What pregnant women need to know about clinical trials

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