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Southwest Daily News - Sulphur, LA
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Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 9:56 AM

Great-grandmothers and grandmothers-to-be might recall a healthy pregnancy eating big bowls of ice cream and other excess food, and today often are seen pushing food on pregnant daughters, but times have changed.Although it might be tempting to give in to the “eating for two” mentality and nosh with abandon when pregnant, gaining excess weight can cause serious problems and also negatively affect the health of mom and baby later.

Updated Oct 19, 2014 at 1:49 PM

The body is a complex system that is usually capable of healing itself when injured, but there are times when wounds simply won't heal. This can lead to serious complications, including extensive infection and even amputation.

Updated Oct 17, 2014 at 10:08 AM

By Dr. Jeff HershMore Content NowQ: Where did this new enterovirus that is going around come from?

Updated Oct 17, 2014 at 10:07 AM

By Dr. Murray FeingoldMore Content NowHere is a report of a first in medical history: A 35-year-old woman was born without a uterus and only one kidney. She wanted to become pregnant and have children but needed a uterus to accomplish this.

Posted Oct 17, 2014 at 1:01 AM

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Updated Oct 14, 2014 at 9:49 AM

If that Saturday morning game of tennis, pickup basketball, or run through the park with your old high school buddies left you so sore that you were limping into work on Monday morning, you are not alone.

Updated Oct 11, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Activist-turned-nurse Joy Hepkins helps women through their darkest days.

Updated Oct 10, 2014 at 9:31 AM

By Dr. Murray FeingoldMore Content Now

Posted Oct 10, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Tip of the Week

Updated Oct 8, 2014 at 9:17 AM

Last year's event on October 5 saw an estimated 2,500 people participating in the walk which made its way through the residential streets near Heritage Square. Around $60,000 was reportedly raised by the day's end for cancer awareness and research.

Updated Oct 7, 2014 at 9:15 AM

Experiencing chest pain can be a frightening experience and lead most people straight to the emergency room. Most people are surprised to find out that chest pain can sometimes be caused by anxiety, with no heart disease involved at all.

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