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As flu is on the rise, mom says: I didn't know I was going to lose my baby to the flu

Nineteen states now have high levels of flu activity, according to numbers released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s more than double the number of states from the previous week. The number of children who died also increased. Two children’s deaths related to the flu were reported in the week… Read More »

Meth, Opioid Use in Pregnancy on the Rise

Print this page THURSDAY, Nov. 29, 2018 — Methamphetamine and opioid use has soared among pregnant American women, putting the health of baby and mother at risk, a new study finds. While addiction among pregnant women has dramatically increased across the country, it disproportionally affects women living in rural America, where access to addiction treatment… Read More »