Hospital Midwives, Lower C-Section Rates?

THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Expectant mothers seeking to lower their risk of a cesarean delivery might want to consider getting a midwife involved, a new study suggests. In addition, midwives were tied to less need for a surgical incision called an episiotomy during childbirth, the researchers reported. “More midwife-attended births may correlate…

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Preventing Sports Injuries

THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Simple steps can help keep you from being sidelined by a sports injury. First, make it a rule to bookend every workout with a warm-up and a cool-down. The warm-up is meant to increase your heart rate and blood flow to muscles. Start with some light cardio, like…

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