Rate Of Pregnant Women Addicted To Opioids Skyrocketed In 15 Years, CDC SaysAs the opioid epidemic continues to wreak havoc across the country, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sheds light on the devastating consequences opioid addiction can have on pregnant women.
11 Babies Die After Pregnant Women Were Given Viagra In Dutch StudyThe researchers say it appears the drug, which stimulates blood flow, may have caused damage to the babies' lungs, ultimately leading to their death.
Marijuana Use By Pregnant Women On The RiseMarijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy, and its use is increasing, according to the American Medical Association.
Three Pregnant Women In Illinois Have Zika VirusAs has been widely reported, the Zika virus has been linked to birth defects.
Two Pregnant Illinois Women Test Positive For Zika Virus, Possibly Linked To Birth DefectsIllinois Public Health Director Dr. Nirav Shah said both women recently traveled to Central America, where a simple mosquito bite can transmit the Zika virus.
House Panel OKs Measure Requiring Workplace Protections For Pregnant WomenA proposal in Springfield aims to protect pregnant women in Illinois against workplace discrimination.
Coping With The Dangers Of PicaImagine having an irresistible urge to eat chunks of dirt. The condition known as pica actually happens to some people -- particularly pregnant women, as CBS 2’s Susan Carlson reports.