Doctors Find Surgical Sponges Left In Woman For At Least 6 YearsAccording to a Feb. 21 report, the 42-year-old woman went to doctors after experiencing bloating in her lower abdomen for three years.
CHOP Study: Healthy Babies Often Delivered Early For No Medical ReasonThe study also found that the rate of “nonindicated” births before 39 weeks was 86% higher in 2009 than in 1995.
Under The Knife Too Often: Study Finds Local Hospitals Perform Many Unnecessary C-SectionsCaesarean sections are one of the most common surgical procedures and generally are very safe. But, a new study raises concerns that too many moms-to-be are subjected to C-sections.
Health: New Way To Reduce Risk Of Injuries At BirthIt’s rare, but sometimes babies can be injured during cesareans births.
Health: Scheduled C-Section DebateWomen worried about the economy are having fewer babies. A new government report says birth rates are down, and for teens they've hit an all time low. Cesarean sections have also stopped going up for the first time in 15 years. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more.