As a New York expectant mother, your growing baby’s health, safety and welfare is your main concern. You do everything possible to see to it that (s)he – and you – have everything you both need to assure a healthy pregnancy and successful delivery. As you move into your third trimester, however, pay particular attention to any signs of placental abruption.
Spring may mean higher temperatures, but rain falls all year round in New York. Life must go on despite the weather, and for some, this means continuing to cycle for transportation or for fun even when it is raining.
If something goes wrong when you give birth and your baby suffers a traumatic brain injury, you may not realize it until sometime later. Because your baby cannot share his or her symptoms with you, it is especially important that you learn the signs and symptoms associated with infant brain damage if you have any reason to believe your child may have suffered it.
Garbage trucks are necessary for collecting trash and keeping neighborhoods clean. Unfortunately, these monstrous vehicles can also contribute to accidents. Due to the sheer size and weight of trash trucks, they can cause serious injuries when they hit passenger cars, pedestrians or bicyclists.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is crucial to spread awareness of breast cancer and promote mammograms, education and support. However, not every diagnosis of breast cancer is accurate. This is an unfortunate reality shown in a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). According to a report by NPR, pathologists often misdiagnose breast cancer.