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- Preventing prematurity: the importance of getting screened for Chlamydia
- Ther-Rx skips ACOG: the people have spoken. But can we do more?
- What does replacing the word retarded with intellectual disability accomplish?
- Cigna’s automatic denials: asshattery in action
- ACOG’s double standard on Makena: denouncing Ther-Rx but taking advertising dollars
Monthly Archives: October 2010
An in depth review of all the vaccine facts! (I still can’t believe I managed to record and upload this myself…the wonders of a Mac!)
Despite a mountain of evidence that demonstrates influenza vaccination is both effective and safe, only 50% of health care providers are vaccinated. Unfortunately, there are consequences. Up to 23% of providers working in a hospital will be infected with influenza sometime … Continue reading
We have fire drills, earthquake drills, so why not bully drills? It’s a pretty simple idea in out house that was born out of necessity. A few weeks ago Oliver, who is in 1rst grade and weighs all of 40 … Continue reading
Celine Dion was admitted to the hospital today “as a caution” to prevent a premature delivery of her twins. There was no mention in any of the reports whether she was having contractions, bleeding, or ruptured membranes. While her due … Continue reading
When you think about giving a premature baby the best possible start in life, it is important to consider the hospital where they are born. The care an extremely premature baby receives immediately after birth makes a big difference in … Continue reading
Preeclampsia, a disorder characterized by protein in the urine and high blood pressure (although there are some variants where blood pressure is normal) is a risk factor for premature delivery. The earlier a mom develops this condition the greater the … Continue reading
As prematurity awareness month is right around the corner, I wanted to put up some preemie stats so anyone blogging about prematurity in November will have some hard data to use (appreciate a link back). So here goes… In the … Continue reading
I never used to like fall. Coming from Winnipeg, Manitoba autumn meant one thing: 2 weeks of brown leaves. A dull, wet, and brief interlude before winter. As winter in Winnipeg is -40 degrees for 3-4 months the announcement that it … Continue reading