Archive for January 2014

Pregnancy & Flu Don’t Mix: Keep Moms-to-Be Healthy This Season

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

by Siobhan Dolan, M.D. Obstetrician gynecologist and clinical geneticist, Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center Medical Advisor, March of Dimes Author of Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby   According to CDC reports, overall flu activity continues to be high. In mid-January, 35 states are reporting widespread flu activity, and 10 flu-related deaths of children have…  read more >>

A New Year’s Resolution: Healthy Moms for Birth Defects Prevention

Friday, January 17th, 2014

by Cynthia A. Moore, M.D., Ph.D. Director, Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   Birth defects are common, costly and critical conditions. Did you know that, every 4 ½ minutes, a baby is born in the United States with a…  read more >>