Officials Worry More Pregnant Women Turning To Opioids


Officials Worry More Pregnant Women Turning To Opioids A growing number of pregnant women turn to opioids to relieve their pain, but possible abuse of the drugs threaten their safety and that of their babies. Opioid use in pregnancy has risen dramatically in recent years, coinciding with other problems nationally involving opioids. The number of delivering mothers using or dependin...

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Millions of people are sidelined by the pain and discomfort, and talk only quietly about one of the most frequent human infections: urinary tract infections. Some studies say urinary tract infections (UTI) affects a wide range of women from 10 percent to 50 percent, and accounts for more than 10 billion doctor visits a year. Women are impacted more than men – as many as 30 times more likely -...

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