Breastfeeding Brings a Heart Bonus for Mom

SUNDAY, May 19, 2019 — Breastfeeding’s benefits seem to stretch well beyond motherhood: New research suggests it may reduce a woman’s risk of heart disease when she’s older. And the longer a woman breastfeeds, the lower the risk. In the study, researchers assessed heart and blood vessel health in postmenopausal women, along with their breastfeeding… Read More »

Gateway Health offers app aiding recovering substance abuse patients

Health insurer Gateway Health has teamed with mobile app vendor WEconnect Health Management to give Pennsylvania plan members ongoing help with recovery from substance abuse. Gateway is offering an app after inpatient treatment so those patients can join a support network during the first year of recovery. Each year, 23 million Americans seek substance abuse… Read More »

Warren calls for abortion protection in US

US Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has called for overhauling federal law to ensure women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans. The issue of abortion has been thrust into the national dialogue after a series of states controlled by Republicans began passing… Read More »