Health Alert Is Issued for Wyoming Gonorrhea Increase
Men's Health, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Women's Health

Wyoming Sees Gonorrhea Spike

Health officials in Wyoming recently alerted healthcare workers across the state of a spike in gonorrhea cases, the Wyoming Department of Health said in a recent press release. The largest increase in cases, say officials, is currently in Laramie County, where new gonorrhea cases are up 140% so far this year. Coming in a distant… Continue reading Wyoming Sees Gonorrhea Spike

The practice of placentophagy is blamed for a newborn's strep infections.
Alternative Medicine, Women's Health

Newborn’s Multiple Strep Infections Blamed On Powdered Placenta Pills

This morning's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the US Centers for Disease Control casts a light upon a little-known practice among some "natural" childbirth advocates - the consumption of the placenta by the mother herself. In this case, a full-term newborn was moved to the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit after displaying signs of… Continue reading Newborn’s Multiple Strep Infections Blamed On Powdered Placenta Pills