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- When we learned that Britain’s Kate Middleton was hospitalized due to “acute morning sickness,” many people had questions about the condition – how it differs from ordinary morning sickness experienced by pregnant women, and what it might mean for Kate and the baby she is expecting with her husband, Prince William. For answers, we turned to Christian Pettker, M.D., of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale School of Medicine.
- I had a mammogram, but because I have dense breast tissue, my doctor suggested that I have another test, an ultrasound. What is the benefit of this second test, and can it detect problems that may escape mammogram detection?
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Category Archives: prevention
When things go wrong in pregnancy, they can quickly spiral out of control. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported a steep rise in childbirth complications, which affect about 52,000 women per year. During delivery, incidents … Continue reading
Do I need to supplement my Vitamin D? I hear it is so important for cancer protection and other health benefits.
For the answer, we turned to Yale endocrinologist Elizabeth Holt, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Holt writes: “Vitamin D is needed to help calcium from your food reach the skeleton, where it keeps bones strong. … Continue reading
For this, we turned to Matthew Ellman, M.D., Director of Yale Internal Medicine Associates. He writes: “Absolutely. During a complete preventive clinical examination, your primary care physician can assess any changes in your body you may have noticed or physical exam … Continue reading