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Air Pollution, Green Space, Built Environment Characteristics May Influence Body Mass Index During Initial Years of Life

Washington, October 26: Exposure to higher air pollution levels and greater population density during the early months of life may be associated with an increase in children’s body mass index (BMI). By contrast, living in areas with greater exposure to green space and a more favourable land use mix (a measure of the variety of… Read More »

Mitigating psychiatric disorder relapse in pregnancy during pandemic

Dr. Lee S. Cohen, Director of the Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women’s Mental Health at Massachusetts General Hospital, recently shared his insights on mitigating psychiatric relapse during pregnancy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with Ob.Gyn News on August 28th, 2020 In a previous column, I addressed some of the issues that quickly arose in the context of the… Read More »

Craving for Food During Breast-feeding: Tips to Follow

By Katherine Kimber, Registered Dietitian, If you check out on Google, you are going to find lots of information on what you should/shouldn’t eat after having a baby, and in particular, how to lose the pregnancy weight. From taking, green juices, powders, spritzers, and supplements to messages around burning calories, reducing “belly fat” and cutting… Read More »

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 »

Health leaders integrate medicine, public health to tackle health, social issues faced during COVID – Wisbusiness.com

Integrating medicine and public health are the most important takeaways from the coronavirus pandemic, but UW Health CEO Dr. Alan Kaplan and Dean of UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health Dr. Robert Golden say the most prominent problems are the same problems that plagued the healthcare industry 25 years ago. Problems with long waiting… Read More »