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More women using cannabis daily before and during pregnancy, research finds

The number of women using cannabis in the year before they get pregnant and early in their pregnancies is increasing, and their frequency of use is also rising, according to new data from Kaiser Permanente. The research, published July 19, 2019, in JAMA Network Open, examined self-reported cannabis use among 276,991 pregnant women (representing 367,403… Read More »

WHO study finds ‘strong evidence’ HPV vaccine can prevent cervical cancer

Ulrich Baumgarten | Getty Images International researchers say there’s “strong evidence” the HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer and should be expanded to boys and adults, according to a World Health Organization study published Wednesday in The Lancet. “Because of our finding, we believe the WHO call for action to eliminate cervical cancer may be possible… Read More »

80% of antibiotics prescribed by dentists are unnecessary, study finds

Dentists prescribe 26.6 million of the 266 million courses of antibiotics dispensed each year But a new study, the first to analyze national dentistry prescribing, finds that figure is too high By Mia De Graaf Health Editor For Dailymail.com Published: 17:26 BST, 31 May 2019 | Updated: 05:44 BST, 1 June 2019 Dentists prescribe 10… Read More »