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morning sickness

When it’s not your simple morning sickness

By Loraine Balita-Centeno For many of us, hyperemesis is that difficult-to-remember condition that Dutchess Kate Middleton is suffering from. She went through it during her…

legs

The bane of flawless legs

By Eduardo Gonzales, MD What causes varicose veins? How are they treated? How can they be prevented?—wilmacap@gmail.com Veins are the blood vessels that bring blood…

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Safe skin care during pregnancy

By Dr. Kaycee Reyes Pregnancy is undoubtedly one of the key milestones a woman will undergo in her lifetime. This is the time of sudden and dramatic…

The duration of labor averaged 52 minutes for women given active pain medication versus about 51 minutes for women given the saline, just a 3.3 percent difference, said the report (AFP|MANILA BULLETIN)

Epidural pain meds do not slow labor: study

By Agence France-Presse Contrary to popular belief, epidural painkilling medication does not slow down labor for pregnant women, according to a US study published Tuesday.…