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Pregnant woman getting vaccine shot

Updates on COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant people

Last updated on December 3rd, 2021 at 11:47 pm  Andrea Edlow, M.D. Andrea Edlow, M.D., is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital. When COVID-19 hit, her lab beganRead More

Pregnant woman looking at information with doctor

Pregnant during COVID-19? Tips to stay safe

Last updated on November 18th, 2021 at 01:46 am Pregnant people are at an increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19 compared with nonpregnant people. Andrea Edlow, M.D., a maternal-fetalRead More

Allyson Felix after winning the 400-meter Olympic bronze medal in Tokyo.

Allyson Felix is a champion for maternal health

Last updated on November 13th, 2021 at 08:47 am  Allyson Felix Rigorous training and preparation has helped Allyson Felix win 11 Olympic medals, two of which she won this pastRead More

Children and adults with type 1 diabetes have to measure their blood sugar multiple times a day.

New drug may slow or prevent type 1 diabetes

Last updated on October 9th, 2021 at 02:25 am A recent study has found that a drug may delay the start of type 1 diabetes in people who are highRead More

Judy Congdon, second to right, with her children and husband.

Skin cancer diagnosis highlights importance of annual checks

Last updated on October 9th, 2021 at 02:24 am Judy Congdon is fair skinned, light eyed, and freckles easily. Those qualities alone are risk factors for many types of skinRead More

A diagram of the virus that causes COVID-19.

SARS-CoV-2: Up close

Last updated on October 9th, 2021 at 02:22 am The genetic blueprint material for SARS-CoV-2 is called RNA (yellow spirals). The RNA contains information to specify the amino acids thatRead More