Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our Short Answer series. Reproductive health expert Jeffrey Chapa, MD, answers this one.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Women’s health specialist Holly L. Thacker, MD, answers this one.
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Recent cases of Zika virus are prompting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to, for the first time, warn people about traveling to an area within the continental United States.
If you have gestational diabetes, there are things you can do to help control your blood sugar levels to ensure a healthy pregnancy — and baby. Find out more.
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If you are a woman with low vitamin D levels, taking a supplement may increase your ability to get pregnant. But recent research suggests that too much vitamin D actually may be harmful. Find out what you need to know about finding the right dose of vitamin D to aid fertility.
There are steps you can take when you’re pregnant to help control blood sugar levels and ensure a healthy pregnancy. Find out more about how to avoid gestational diabetes.
If you’re experiencing the symptoms of menopause, you might be tempted to try soy-based foods or herbal supplements to get relief. But do these so-called plant-based therapies really work?