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Dr. Abe Shahim and Dr. Jennifer Wu Named to New York Magazine’s Top Doctors List -

Two Manhattan Women’s Health doctors were included in New York Magazine’s peer selected list of New York’s Best Doctors.


Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study -

Women who have low blood levels of vitamin D during pregnancy are more likely to give birth prematurely, a new study suggests.


Courtney Love Admits to Heroin Use While Pregnant with Frances Bean -

Doctors and mothers are hating on Courtney Love for using heroin during her pregnancy two decades ago.


Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn’t Boost Clot Risk: Study -

Concerns that the human papillomavirus vaccine may increase the risk of serious blood clots seem unfounded, a new study says.


Premature Births Down in U.S., But Rates Still High, Reports Say -

Preterm births in the United States fell to 11.4 percent in 2013, the lowest rate in 17 years, the March of Dimes reported Thursday.


Smoking Cigarettes May Worsen Menstrual Cramps -

Women who smoke cigarettes may be at higher risk for menstrual pain, according to a new Australian study. Compared to nonsmokers …


F.D.A. Shifts View on Next-Day Pill -

The Food and Drug Administration said yesterday that it was moving toward endorsing sale of the morning-after pill without a prescription…


Researchers Seek ‘Optimal’ Pregnancy Interval -

Pregnancies spaced less than 18 months or more than 59 months apart carry a higher risk of low birth weight, preterm birth and small size for…


Repeat Corticosteroids in Pregnancy Cuts Preemie Illness -

Giving repeat doses of corticosteroids to expectant moms at risk for preterm delivery may reduce the chances of illness in their newborns…


Removing Ovaries During Hysterectomy May Increase Risk of Early Death -

Each year about 600,000 women in the United States undergo hysterectomies, the surgical removal of all or part of the uterus.


Videos

Are Dating Apps Playing A Part In STD Spikes? -

Are today’s dating apps contributing to a spike in sexually transmitted diseases? Well, that’s exactly what some cities, and doctors, are…


Study: Pregnant Women Don’t Have to Avoid Nuts -

A new study says pregnant women eating nuts will not increase the odds of their children getting allergies. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.


Pennsylvania Baby Weighs in at Nearly 14 Pounds -

A new baby girl is tipping the scales at a Pennsylvania hospital. A new baby girl is tipping the scales at a Pennsylvania hospital. Addyson…


Many Women Don’t Realize Painful Sex is Common, Treatable Condition -

Many women suffer from dyspareunia, or painful intercourse, but they may not realize the condition has a name and more importantly…


How to Recognize and Deal with Sexually Transmitted Diseases -

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) affect millions of people each year. The most common STDs are gonorrhea, chlamydia and…


How to Deal with an Abnormal Pap Smear -

If you hear from your doctor that you have an abnormal pap smear, one of your first questions will most likely be—how serious is it?


How to Cope with Vaginitis -

Sooner or later, most women have some kind of vaginal infection, known as vaginitis. Dr. Jennifer Wu, an OB/GYN with Lenox Hill…


Caffeine and Pregnancy -

Study examines the link between caffeine and miscarriage.


New Findings on High Risk Pregnancies -

Two studies have been released with new information for expectant mothers.


New Information on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome -

A chemical that aids in sleep regulation may play a role in SIDS.