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  • Mom imprisoned for giving abortion pills to teen

    September 7, 2014 12:02 PM

    DANVILLE, Pa. - A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to prison for helping to end her teen daughter's pregnancy by giving her pills purchased online. 39-year-old Jennifer Ann Whalen of Washingtonville was sentenced Friday to nine to 18 months behind bars after pleading guilty to performing an illegal abortion. Whalen... more »
  • EEOC issues new guidelines for pregnant workers

    July 15, 2014 11:38 AM

    WASHINGTON - For the first time in 30 years, the federal government is issuing new guidelines designed to protect pregnant workers from on-the-job discrimination. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's update makes it clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment of pregnant women by employers is illegal. The guidelines... more »
  • Study says inducing labor may be tied to autism

    August 12, 2013 3:15 PM

    CHICAGO - A large study suggests autism might be linked with inducing and speeding up labor. The results are preliminary and autism experts say they need investigating since labor is induced in increasing numbers of U.S. women. It's possible that labor-inducing drugs might increase the risk - or... more »
  • 2 Your Health stories for May 10 Play Video

    May 10, 2013 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Here are the 2 Your Health stories for May 10, 2013. Americans love to eat out, but cooking your own meals is better for waistlines. "It is the easiest thing you can do to improve your health," said Michael Pollan, author of the new book... more »
  • Health stories for March 7, 2013 Play Video

    March 7, 2013 6:21 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for March 7, 2013 - Daylight savings time starts this weekend, and the lost hour of sleep could leave you feeling crabby and tired. A consistent lack of sleep increases your risk for obesity, diabetes and heart disease. ... more »
  • Health stories for March 4, 2013 Play Video

    March 4, 2013 6:33 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for March 4, 2013 - A long-suspected side effect of pregnancy, may have been confirmed. A new study shows pregnancy permanently changes the size and shape of women's feet. Flat feet are a common problem for pregnant women.... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 19, 2013 Play Video

    February 19, 2013 6:17 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 19, 2013 - Expecting moms may want to stay away from caffeine. It's been tied to longer pregnancies and low-birth weight. Caffeine can get to the child through the placenta, like other nutrients, but the developing... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 7, 2013 Play Video

    February 7, 2013 6:22 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 7, 2013 - No matter who you are, you've felt stressed. Now there's new health concerns that come from dealing with too much stress. Among the things that can trigger stress is personal health concerns, which... more »
  • UK: No charges for Australian royal hoax DJs

    February 1, 2013 6:37 AM

    LONDON - British prosecutors say they will not press charges against two Australian DJs over the royal hoax call that preceded a nurse's suicide. Two Australian DJs impersonated Queen Elizabeth II and her son, Prince Charles, as they phoned London's King Edward VII hospital in December to ask about the... more »
  • Health stories for Jan. 30, 2013 Play Video

    January 30, 2013 1:19 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Jan. 39, 2013 - Timing may be everything when it comes to eating and losing weight. A new study shows people who eat a bigger meal later in the day lose less weight than those who ate earlier.... more »
  • Report: School to change pregnancy policy after criticism

    August 7, 2012 2:30 PM

    DELHI, La. - A private charter school in northeast Louisiana says it plans to change a policy about pregnancy testing for students the ACLU called discriminatory and illegal. The policy at the Delhi Charter School in Richland Parish states if a teacher suspects a student is pregnant the school... more »
  • Autism may be linked to obesity during pregnancy

    April 9, 2012 7:54 AM

    CHICAGO - New research says obesity during pregnancy might increase chances for having a child with autism. It's among the first studies linking the two. It doesn't prove obesity causes autism, but the authors say their results raise public health concerns because of the high level of obesity in the... more »
  • Attempted murder charge for man in abortion case

    October 20, 2010 1:21 PM

    An attempted murder charge has been leveled against an Ohio man accused of forcing his pregnant girlfriend to drive to an abortion clinic at gunpoint. County prosecutor Ron O'Brien told The Columbus Dispatch in an e-mail Tuesday the charge returned by a grand jury falls under a state murder... more »
  • Parents sue Priest over Pregnancy

    August 27, 2010 8:01 PM

    Parents of a teenaged girl in Allentown, Pennsylvania sued a Catholic Priest for getting her pregnant and they have proof he's the father. They secretly videotaped Rev. Luis A. Bonilla Margarito having sex with their 18-year-old in the basement of their home. The parents say they became suspicious and installed... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Feb. 23

    February 23, 2010 5:46 PM

    A dangerous combination of drugs for HIV patients, antidepressants during pregnancy, healthy frozen meals and dental care for children are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Feb. 10

    February 10, 2010 5:36 PM

    Shorter courses of radiation treatment for breast cancer, risks associated with the antidepressant Paxil, and the benefits of drinking milk during pregnancy are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Feb. 8

    February 8, 2010 5:37 PM

    The link between soft drinks and pancreatic cancer, a warning about herbal remedies for asthma, and autism are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Jan. 25

    January 25, 2010 5:47 PM

    Risks linked to gum disease during pregnancy and the benefit of menus with nutritional information are discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Dec. 3

    December 3, 2009 5:42 PM

    The link between cell phones and brain tumors, why Down syndrome is on the rise in the U.S., and how moms may benefit from breastfeeding are discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • Baby Grand coming to Woman's Hospital

    November 10, 2009 10:44 AM

    This morning Dr. Stephen Lee and Angela Hammett sat down with Whitney Vann and talked about Baby Grand. Baby Grand Woman's Hospital Saturday, November 14th 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. FREE more »
  • 2 Your Health for Oct. 9

    October 9, 2009 5:44 PM

    A new study shows that ice cream can affect your brain. Plus, a vending machine goes green. These stories and more in today's 2 Your Health report. more »

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