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“Love Yourself” – Taking Charge of Your Fibroid Health

Cynthia, you have recently joined up with the USA Fibroid Centers as an ambassador to spread awareness on fibroids. What inspired you to take on this role? Cynthia: Like many women, fibroids took over my life. When I finally decided to take care of my fibroids, I asked my producers of Real Housewives of Atlanta … Read more

$20 million scientific research initiative focuses on disparities in maternal-infant heart health

Poor heart health, especially among women of color, puts both mothers-to-be and their infants at risk, with heart disease causing more than one in four pregnancy-related deaths (26.5%) in the US, according to the American Heart Association Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2022 Update. To address this growing concern, the American Heart Association has announced … Read more

Health events amongst pregnant females after COVID-19 vaccination

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers evidenced that messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA)-based coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines are safe in pregnancy, with lower rates of significant adverse event following immunization (AEFIs) in pregnant women than non-pregnant females. Study: Safety of COVID-19 vaccines in pregnancy: a Canadian National Vaccine Safety (CANVAS) … Read more

U.S. Maternal Mortality Rate Surged in 2020 | Healthiest Communities Health News

The rate of maternal mortality in the US increased by nearly 20% from 2019 to 2020 in a potential indication of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on maternal health outcomes. In total, 861 women in 2020 reportedly died either during or within 42 days of their pregnancy in the US, compared with 754 women in 2019 … Read more