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June 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It has been known for quite some time that if a mother smokes while she is pregnant a can have damaging effects on the unborn baby including impacting...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles and his wife Tori Moore Foles look on during the third quarter in game three of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dan Wing
May 30, 2019 - 7:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tori Foles, wife of former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, took to Instagram Wednesday to announce some devestating news for their family. In her post, Tori said that she had suffered a miscarriage after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Read below for full story. So...
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Mindfulness.
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Lynne Adkins
May 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The nation's opioid crisis has resulted in a sharp increase of the number of pregnant women with addiction problems. There is now an effort to help the moms without harming the babies. Depression is big issue for people recovering from opioid addiction, according to...
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Sen. Kamala Harris
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May 22, 2019 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Democratic women running for president unveiled plans Wednesday to improve maternal health care, with Sen. Kamala Harris reintroducing a bill aimed at addressing racial disparities in childbirth care and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand promising to make adoptions and high-tech...
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Jackson Women's Health Organization
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May 21, 2019 - 9:24 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at about six weeks, when many women may not know they...
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed into law a controversial abortion bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison.
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May 15, 2019 - 6:30 pm
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) - - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed into law a controversial abortion bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison. "Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, a bill that was approved by overwhelming majorities...
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The number of births for the United States last year dropped to its lowest in about three decades, according to provisional data in a new report from the National Center for Health Statistics at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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May 15, 2019 - 2:46 pm
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) - - America's fertility rate and the number of births nationwide are continuing to decline. The number of births for the United States last year dropped to its lowest in about three decades, according to provisional data in a new report from the National Center for...
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Margeaux Hartline, dressed as a handmaid, protests against a ban on nearly all abortions outside of the Alabama State House in Montgomery, Ala., on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
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May 15, 2019 - 12:59 pm
By Kim Chandler, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers' vote to outlaw almost all abortions in the state is igniting a legal and political battle over what would be the most restrictive law in the country as conservatives aim to challenge the Supreme Court's 1973 decision that...
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May 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For a woman who is pregnant one of the greatest concerns is potentially losing the baby during the pregnancy. A new report in the American Journal of...
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May 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For a woman who is pregnant one of the greatest concerns is potentially losing the baby during the pregnancy. A new report in the American Journal of...
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