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When it comes to newborns, age matters  Featured
When it comes to newborns, age matters
If a baby was born on time or a few weeks early, doctors can prepare for the care a baby may need after birth.
The harmful effects of hookahs 
The harmful effects of hookahs
A single session distributes 10 times the carbon monoxide of a single cigarette.
HPV vaccine safe for women who may become pregnant 
HPV vaccine safe for women who may become pregnant
Learn how vaccinations can reduce the risk of certain cancers.
Study finds hospital births safer than home births 
Study finds hospital births safer than home births
Delivering outside a medical center leads to higher infant mortality levels.
Vaginal birth is less risky for moms 
Vaginal birth is less risky for moms
New research shines light on the safety of this delivery option.
Are women undergoing unnecessary hysterectomies? 
Are women undergoing unnecessary hysterectomies?
A new study finds that 20 percent of women might not have needed the operation.
Older moms living longer? 
Older moms living longer?
New research shows that having a baby after age 33 could indicate a longer life expectancy.