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Should You Worry About Data From Your Period-Tracking App Being Used Against You?

A 2019 study found that 79% of health apps available through the Google Play store regularly shared user data. The data could conceivably be used in a criminal prosecution.

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How Mental Health Affects Your Heart

Stress, depression and anxiety can affect your heart as well as your mind. What’s the connection between mental health and heart disease, and how can you reduce your risk?

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How Medical Technology Is Changing Health Care

What is it? Who’s using it? And how is it being used?

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Heart to Heart: How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Heart Health Throughout Your Life

Complications during pregnancy are far from temporary when it comes to your health, but there are things you can do to reduce your risk

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Preterm Delivery Puts Moms at Risk, Too

What one woman didn’t know about preterm delivery, heart disease and diabetes almost killed her

Folic Acid and Birth Defects: What’s the Connection?

Folic Acid and Birth Defects: What’s the Connection?

Why all women of reproductive age should make sure they’re getting enough folic acid

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Pregnancy Apps and Online Spaces Fail to Support Individuals Grieving a Pregnancy Loss – Here’s What to Do About It

Society largely stigmatizes and dismisses pregnancy loss by not treating it as a loss that deserves to be grieved

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Thinking About Getting a Tummy Tuck? What to Know Before Going Under the Knife.

A tummy tuck can help your abdomen look firmer, but it's not a complete weight loss overhaul

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Vaccination Against Covid-19 Supports a Healthy Pregnancy by Protecting Both Mother and Child – an Immunologist Explains the Maternal Immune Response

Research during the pandemic has shown that mothers infected with Covid-19 during pregnancy are twice as likely to require ICU care for their newborns, or to lose their children shortly after birth

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Hypertension Forced Me to Have My Baby Preterm. There Were No Warning Signs.

Being 42 years old, I knew I was at a higher risk for pregnancy complications, but this came out of nowhere and turned my world upside down

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