X-rays are a form of invisible radiation. Diagnostic X-rays are done to diagnose a condition while therapeutic X-rays are done to treat a certain condition, usually some kind of cancer. A chest X-ray would be a diagnostic X-ray to diagnose a … [Continue reading] about Are diagnostic X-rays safe during pregnancy?
Fertility is defined as the capacity to produce children. As women get older, their fertility decreases. Once a woman passes 30, her fertility decreases significantly each year. Within individuals, the chance of getting pregnant remains relatively … [Continue reading] about How does a woman’s or man’s age affect fertility?
Negligence is the "failure to take proper care of doing something". It is one of several parts constituting malpractice. To commit malpractice four legal elements must be proven: (1) a professional duty owed to the patient; (2) breach of such duty … [Continue reading] about Is it negligent to use Cytotec (misoprostol) for labor induction without adequate patient consent?
Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake recently revealed that Jessica had to be rushed to the hospital to have an emergency cesarean section to deliver their son, Silas, when plans for a home birth went awry. Biel says that despite months long … [Continue reading] about Jessica & Justin: Why home birth is not best … for baby or mom
There are many pregnancy safety myths when it comes to dental health and hygiene, from losing a tooth for every baby you have to weakened teeth from calcium loss. Fortunately, none of these myths is true. Yet another myth is that it is unsafe to have … [Continue reading] about How safe is dental work in pregnancy?