Tag Archives: Birth

Black Lab gives birth to 13 puppies, shocks owners: ‘They were just flying out’

The owner of a black Labrador retriever in the United Kingdom was shocked when the dog birthed 13 puppies — roughly double the amount she was expected to deliver. Beau the Lab was five weeks pregnant when her owner and dog breeder, Leah Barrett, 32, of Kent, took her to a veterinarian for an ultrasound. At… Read More »

Viewpoints: Silence From The Surgeon General Won’t Help End Gun Violence; Making It Easier To Get Birth Control Can Bring Down Rate Of Unintended Pregnancies

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: The Surgeon General’s Deafening Silence On Gun Violence Last week the head of the Association of American Medical Colleges called gun violence a “public health crisis” in America. To address it, Dr. David J. Skorton wrote, “[t]hose of us in the health care… Read More »

Is It Safe to Order Your Birth Control Online?

There were 45 visits in which secret shoppers reported contraindications to using the Pill such as a history of blood clots or migraine with aura. In those cases, the companies followed medical guidelines 93% of the time. How does that compare with traditional office visits? It’s a bit tricky to judge, according to Mehrotra. “A… Read More »