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Use of Prescription Opioids During Pregnancy Is Relatively Common

According to the most recent Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) survey conducted in 2019, 6.6% of the respondents reported prescription opioid use during pregnancy.  Use of prescription opioids was more common in certain groups. Prescription opioid use was the highest (10%) in women 19 years and under.  Among women who smoked cigarettes during pregnancy,… Read More »

Where is rheumatoid arthritis common

Rheumatoid arthritis affect many parts of the body but can be managed with an effective treatment plan. Rheumatoid arthritis RA is an autoimmune disease that most commonly affects the joints of the hands, feet, wrists, elbows, knees and ankles. Because RA also can affect organs and body systems, such as the cardiovascular or respiratory systems,… Read More »

10 common myths about tinnitus

If you are one of the millions of people in the world that has tinnitus, you know it can impact everything from your work to your family and social life. That constant ringing in the ears can also lead to stress and depression.  Tinnitus is the perception of sound when no actual sound is present.… Read More »

Medical News Today: Common foods alter gut bacteria by influencing viruses

A group of researchers has brought the idea of food as a medicine one step closer. They have identified certain common foodstuffs that alter our microbiome. In science today, food and gut bacteria are two topics that are guaranteed to fuel interest and debate. Both, of course, are interrelated, and a new study focuses on… Read More »

In Brief:  Postpartum Depression Common in First-Time Fathers

Depressive symptoms were assessed in a group of 622 Canadian first-time fathers during their partner’s third trimester using the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS).  The prevalence of depressive symptoms in fathers was 13.76% at 2 months and 13.6% at 6 months.   This study suggests that postpartum depression may be as common in fathers as it… Read More »

64 dermatologists identify the 10 most common causes of acne—and we’re shook – Well+Good

After countless trips to the dermatologist’s office, I’ve come to recognize one skin-care truth: the causes of acne aren’t always easily discernible. In a new survey released by eMediHealth—a resource for expert-reviewed health information—64 dermatologists identified the most common triggers. Some of the culprits behind painful blemishes are kind of a “no, duh” and others… Read More »