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"Floss, floss, floss!" You've been commanded by dentists for years to heed that advice. Now, it may be time to add "mouthwash, mouthwash, mouthwash!" to your oral health routine.A new study finds pregnant moms ...Researchers find women with periodontal disease have more premature babies than moms with healthy gums.
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The effects of being born premature apparently can last well into adulthood.MSN reports researchers from the University of Rhode Island ...Researchers find premmies face health and social problems as they grow.
Donna Blanks, 32, was warned that her ongoing kidney problems meant that pregnancy was likely to kill her and was told to terminate her baby if she wanted to survive, but she refused. Credit: Caters News / 310pix.comOpponents of legal abortion ...A Welsh woman fulfills a lifelong dream of becoming a mother -- at the expense of her own life.
A preemie's chance of survival goes up 62 percent at Level III hospitals. Credit: Damon Dahlen, AOLIf your baby is born prematurely, the odds that he or she will survive increase dramatically if you can get to a specialized hospital. Here's ...
By 2010, the federal government hopes to reduce premature births to no more than 7.6 percent born before 37 weeks. It looks like they have a lot of work to do to reach their goal. The March of Dimes recently graded each of the 50 states on a ...