Archive for July, 2014

July 30, 2014 A Florida woman who informed physicians that she did not want a C-section when delivering her baby, was reportedly threatened with a lawsuit by Cape Coral’s Bayfront Health Hospital this month, spurring an out pour of supporters who walked …

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July 29, 2014 A new study performed in Australia suggests that preterm babies with cognitive disabilities can catch up by their teenage years, allowing them to perform just as well as peers who were born during their normal delivery term. According to …

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July 25, 2014 Last week, the James M. Cox Foundation presented a check for $125,000 to the Fragile Kids Foundation to help support the organization’s loaned medical equipment program. According to recent reports, the James M. Cox Foundation’s generous donation will help …

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July 24, 2014 Even though there have been several expert suggestions that opium use during pregnancy has the potential to lead to birth defects, a new study reveals that physicians are still prescribing the pain medication in exorbitant numbers to …

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A child with even a mild form of cerebral palsy (CP) can have physical limitations that can pose some challenges in their day-to-day lives. However, although their disability may also be accompanied by other conditions that affect how well they …

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July 16, 2014 Military personnel are constantly exposed to danger, and the men and women who serve in the armed forces accept some risks as part of the job. However, many veterans and their families suffer unexpected consequences because they …

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July 11, 2014 Several pregnant women in Canada experiencing morning sickness have been prescribed an anti-nausea medication to help control their symptoms. However, reports indicate that the medication may be responsible for creating serious, life-threatening birth defects. Ondansetron is a …

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July 10, 2014 With a recent influx of birth injuries and life-threatening defects, both Wisconsin and Pennsylvania have created laws this summer that requires all infants to undergo heart screenings shortly after birth. According to reports, Scott Walker, Governor of …

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July 4, 2014 A boy born with a neural tube defect can see out of both eyes for the first time in seven years after an Australian charity raised funds to correct his eyesight, leading to a surgery in March that …

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July 3, 2014 Through a recently-approved device and procedure, experts may have found a solution for children who suffer from bowel and bladder birth defects via a technique known as sacral nerve stimulation. Recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration …

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