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Vaccines important for pregnant women, say doctors

Diseases that were virtually gone are making a come-back and there are growing gaps between people’s perceptions and the medical reality about the safety of vaccines, says the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC).  The issue can be» 

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No cannabis while pregnant or breastfeeding, urge doctors

The Canadian government is preparing to legalize the recreational use of marijuana as early as July 1, 2018 and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada is sending a warning to women of childbearing age. The SOGC will launch» 

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Zika highlights women’s health needs: doctors

The outbreak of the Zika virus and its link with birth defects highlight the need for full access to reproductive health services for all women, say obstetricians and gynecologists in Canada, the U.S. and Latin America. The Zika virus is»