By NICHOLAS BAKALAR

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Name: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR
Date registered: July 23, 2012
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/health/views/index.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

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  1. Well: Pregnancy Weight Gain Predicts Child’s Obesity — April 17, 2014
  2. Well: Beans and Peas Lower Cholesterol — April 15, 2014
  3. Well: Drinking Milk Linked to Arthritis Relief — April 10, 2014
  4. Well: Pain Relievers Tied to Heart Rhythm Disorder — April 9, 2014
  5. Well: Hospitals Safer Than Homes for Births — April 8, 2014

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Well: Pregnancy Weight Gain Predicts Child’s Obesity

Gaining too much weight during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk that your child will be obese as a preschooler, new evidence shows. Gaining too little weight may have the same effect.

Well: Beans and Peas Lower Cholesterol

A review of studies found that consuming a few legumes a day appeared to reduce levels of “bad” cholesterol.



Well: Drinking Milk Linked to Arthritis Relief

A large study has found evidence that milk consumption may slow the progression of knee arthritis.

Well: Pain Relievers Tied to Heart Rhythm Disorder

A new study found that the popular pain relievers known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or Nsaids, may increase the risk for the most common type of irregular heartbeat, atrial fibrillation.

Well: Hospitals Safer Than Homes for Births

A new analysis suggests that giving birth in a hospital is considerably safer than having a baby at home or in a birth center.

Well: Many Drug Prescriptions Go Unfilled

A Canadian study has found that almost one-third of patients never fill the prescriptions for the medicines they are told to take.

Well: Antidepressants Linked to Premature Births

A study has found a higher risk of premature births among women who used antidepressants, especially late in pregnancy.

Well: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Study Reports

The study also found that the rate of newborn circumcision has declined by 6 percentage points, to 77 percent, since the 1960s.

Well: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Study Reports

The study also found that the rate of newborn circumcision has declined by 6 percentage points, to 77 percent, since the 1960s.

Well: Made Nervous by the Doctor

A large review of studies finds that there is truth to the “white coat effect” when it comes to taking a patient’s blood pressure.



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