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This Man Says It’s His Fault That His Wife Weighs Over 400 Pounds—and It’s Ruining Their Marriage

This Man Says It’s His Fault That His Wife Weighs Over 400 Pounds—and It’s Ruining Their Marriage – Health Top Navigation Close Explore Health Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image This Man Says It’s His Fault That His Wife Weighs Over 400 Pounds—and It’s Ruining Their Marriage this link is to […]

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How New Recommendations on Perinatal Depression Might Change Your Next Prenatal Appointment

It's estimated that up to one in seven pregnant people will experience perinatal depression, depression that develops during pregnancy or after childbirth. Now, a government task force has come up with new recommendations they say can drastically help lower those numbers. The new recommendations come from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). To formulate […]

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Seasonale: Is Breakthrough Bleeding More Common?

Is breakthrough bleeding more common with extended-cycle birth control pills, such as Seasonale and others? Answer From Shannon K. Laughlin-Tommaso, M.D. Breakthrough bleeding—meaning spotting or bleeding between periods—can occur with any birth control pill, especially during the first few months of use. However, breakthrough bleeding is more likely with continuous and extended-cycle regimens—such as Seasonale, […]