Tag Archives: Women

'I’m getting a bit narky, but this gets up my nose' – Dr Ciara Kelly sparks debate on issue of breathalysing pregnant women for smoking

‘I’m getting a bit narky, but this gets up my nose’ – Dr Ciara Kelly sparks debate on issue of breathalysing pregnant women for smoking Independent.ie Dr Ciara Kelly sparked a debate yesterday when she admitted to getting “narky” over a recommendation by Irish doctors that pregnant women be breathalysed to check whether they are… Read More »

In Brief: Pregnancy Reduces Risk of Alcohol Use Disorder in Women and Their Partners

Because even small amounts of fetal exposure to alcohol have been associated with a constellation of adverse effects, women who are pregnant are counselled to avoid all consumption of alcohol.  Women who are pregnant or planning to conceive are highly motivated and often make fairly significant changes in their health behaviors; however, we have seen… Read More »

Women: 10 Scary Ways Your Heart Changes After 50

Conditions Menopause messes with hormones and that can impact your heart. Cardiologists reveal the changes happening in your body that affect your heart. Take care of your heart Rido/Shutterstock Nearly half of women surveyed don’t realize that heart disease is their number one killer, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What’s alarming is… Read More »