If you don't have medical insurance at all -- or, perhaps, have medical insurance that's provided through a government assistance program like Medicaid -- do you get subpar treatment when you see a doctor or end up in the emergency room of the local hospital?
Pregnancy is a wonderful time for expectant mothers but it can often come with health challenges. Your body is changing in ways that are foreign to you and it's difficult to know what is or isn't normal. That's why pregnant women trust their doctors to notice what symptoms are typical and which ones are concerning.
As regular smoking becomes less acceptable and harder than ever to do in public, e-cigarettes are gaining in popularity like never before.
A 44-year-old Louisiana woman, a native of Flatwoods, was struck by a number of pickup trucks. Investigators weren't sure if the woman was actually hit two or three times in a horrific accident that claimed the pedestrian's life.
Whether you choose a C-section over a natural birth, or your circumstances require it, you must remember this is a surgical procedure, and it comes with certain risks. In the minds of many people, a C-section does not qualify as a major surgery.