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Why Are Pregnancy-Related Deaths Rising Rapidly in Texas?

Posted on · A new study in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology found the number of women in Texas who died from complications from pregnancy nearly doubled between 2010 and 2014, which translates into some 600 women who lost their lives because of pregnancy complications in Texas during those five years, giving Texas the highest maternal mortality rate […]

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Which Prescriptions are OK to Take While Pregnant?

Posted on · We all know that drinking alcohol while pregnant can harm the developing fetus. But what about certain prescription drugs — which ones are ok and which ones are not? We talk with Dr. Lisa Hollier, a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine about the do’s and don’t’s of taking prescription drugs […]

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Jill Stein on Third Party Politics: Monday’s show (March 2, 2015)

Posted on · So much of our political discourse these days here in Houston, throughout Texas, and across the country is diminished to a debate of right versus left, conservative against liberal, Republican opposing Democrat. Of course, there are more than two sides to most debates, and more than two potential solutions to most problems. And yet, with […]