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Use of Prescription Opioids During Pregnancy Is Relatively Common

According to the most recent Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) survey conducted in 2019, 6.6% of the respondents reported prescription opioid use during pregnancy.  Use of prescription opioids was more common in certain groups. Prescription opioid use was the highest (10%) in women 19 years and under.  Among women who smoked cigarettes during pregnancy,… Read More »

When lockdown is not actually safer: Intimate partner violence during COVID-19

The first thing that came to mind when I heard about COVID restrictions and mitigation strategies was how exceptionally dangerous this time could be for women living with abusive partners. “Self-isolate,” “stay at home,” “practice social distancing,” and “recession” are all words likely to be terrifying to many women who are living with intimate partner… Read More »

Turbo charge your immune system during lockdown with Christianne Wolff recipes

Turbo-charge your immune system with these simple recipes designed for Sunday People readers by Body Rescue Plan author Christianne Wolff. For 20 years, the celebrity trainer has been putting people on a healthier path through clean eating. Her tasty recipes are packed with immune-boosting red peppers, ginger, citrus fruits, broccoli, garlic, spinach, yogurt, almonds, seeds… Read More »

Fitbit research shows people's general health and fitness is improving during lockdown

Fitbit has released data from 200,000 Fitbit users showing the resting heartrate of the world’s population is declining, while people pay more attention to their general health with their newfound free time on lockdown. Fitbit research shows people’s general health and fitness is improving. Their research showed that when comparing Fitbit users’ baseline data from… Read More »

Sex Query of The Week: Is It Okay to Masturbate When You Are Not Having Enough Action with Your Partner During Lockdown?

Masturbation (Photo Credits: Unsplash) Q.  Like many other couples, I am stuck at home with my partner. While I should be having a lot more sex these days because of all the extra time, we are not doing it enough. In fact, we had more sex before lockdown and when things were normal. This makes… Read More »