TUESDAY, Oct. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Americans struggling with health issues may have been more likely to vote Republican in the last presidential election than they were four years earlier, a new study indicates.
"Across the country, we found that voters in counties with poor public health shifted dramatically towards the Republican candidate in 2016, compared with 2012, an effe...
FRIDAY, June 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Teen births in the United States dropped to a record low last year, falling 9 percent from 2015, U.S. health officials reported Friday.
The overall birth rate declined, too, dropping 1 percent between 2015 and 2016, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The total number of births in 2016 was 3...
TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Teen births continue to decline in the United States, with health officials reporting a 9 percent drop from 2013 to 2014.
Births to 15- to 19-year-olds fell to a historic low of 24 births per 1,000 women in 2014, said Sherry Murphy, a statistician at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics....
THURSDAY, April 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- After having one baby and tending to the infant's dirty diapers and middle-of-the night wails, you'd think that most teens would want to wait awhile before having a second baby.
But, a new U.S. government report finds that's not always the case. Instead, tens of thousands of American teens are getting pregnant for a second time.
The choices that you make at the dinner table have never been more important. You aren't just eating for two -- you're making decisions for two. How much do you know about good nutrition during pregnancy? Take this short quiz to find out.
1. How many calories should you eat each day during pregnancy?
a. 2,400 or less
b. 2,200 to 2,900
c. More than 3,000
d. Double your usual calories