Charles S. Johnson IV, founder, 4Kira4Moms. David Goodman, MD, leader, Maternal Health Team, CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health. Joia Crear-Perry, MD,  founder and president, National Birth Equity Collaborative. Mark Clapp, MD, maternal fetal medicine doctor,  Massachusetts General Hospital. Texas state Rep. Shawn Thierry, D-Houston. Wenonah Valentine, founder and executive director, […]

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Many of the donor kidneys that are discarded each year in the United States could instead be effectively transplanted, a large new study suggests. At issue are kidneys from deceased donors that are acutely injured. Right now in the […]

Jan. 17, 2020 — Sepsis kills more than twice as many people worldwide as once believed, and children in poor regions account for an excessive number of such deaths, researchers say. Sepsis is an out-of-control immune response to infection that harms organs. People who survive sepsis can have lifelong disabilities. […]

Jan. 17, 2020 — Utah health officials were getting busy with an HIV-prevention effort when Gov. Gary Herbert halted the distribution of 100,000 condoms due to racy messaging. The Utah Department of Health earlier this month started distributing the condoms with suggestive slogans and teenage humor to promote safe sex. […]

Page Contents: You’re probably wondering about the average health coach salary because you’re really, really hoping that this passion you have for health is something you can do and still pay the bills. You are not the first person to look for a career where you can have a deep […]

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Mom and dad may be key in curbing the epidemic of drowsy teens, a new study suggests.         American teens aren’t getting enough sleep, which can lead to anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts. Sleepy teens also are more likely to […]

By KIM BELLARD I don’t really follow FinTech — I can’t even keep up with HealthTech! — but it caught my eye when Visa announced that it was acquiring FinTech company Plaid for $5.3b; a 2018 funding round valued the company at $2.65b.  A 100% increase in valuation within a year suggests […]

Table of Contents[Hide][Show] Our family has been making kombucha for years and this health-boosting drink is a favorite in our house. Many of my friends and family have been gifted a “baby kombucha” as my kids call the SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast). What is Kombucha? From a previous […]