health--medical

  • How Physician Owned Hospitals Help Patients

    While the use of physician owned hospitals has been controversial since they first began, they hold many benefits for their patients. President Obama's new healthcare laws are making it difficult for these hospitals to grow, but they are still being ranked the top hospitals in the country. Opponents of these physician owned hospitals are concerned that the doctors are only concerned with the bottom line, but patients are saying otherwise.
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  • Alternative Options For Your Unborn Child

    It is estimated that approximately 49 percent of all pregnancies in America are unplanned. Of this number, 50 percent of women choose to have an abortion. This is possibly because abortion is seen as the quickest and easiest way to handle the unexpected problem of an unwanted and possibly traumatic pregnancy. However, having an abortion may not be as simple as it may appear, as it is reported that 95% of women are not given enough information at the clinics or doctors' offices where these are performed and more than 80 percent of women who have an abortion suffer from post-abortion issues.
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  • Proper Breastfeeding Techniques

    It is often said that if breastfeeding hurts, you are doing it wrong. Do not let this common saying discourage you. In the beginning, breastfeeding is uncomfortable or painful for most women with each baby they have. But, there are ways to reduce the pain and make breastfeeding enjoyable for mother and baby.  Proper Latch If your baby is not latching properly, this can lead to pain and sometimes sores or blisters on the nipple.
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