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Preeclampsia: Everything You Need to Know about This High-Risk Pregnancy Complication

Although it’s relatively uncommon, affecting just 3.4 percent of pregnancies in the U.S. each year, preeclampsia is a complication that can have serious long-term health effects for mom and baby. The condition is characterized primarily by higher-than-normal blood pressure during pregnancy, and may also involve elevated levels of protein in urine and a decrease in… Read More »

A human trafficking survivor on what the BIPOC community needs to know

Crime Health Loading the player… Human trafficking—also known as modern-day slavery—is affecting the BIPOC community with Black girls at the forefront, at extremely alarming rates. So much so, that Shonda Rhimes even included it as a key theme in the latest heart-gripping plot on Grey’s Anatomy. While Rhimes is shedding light on the topic on-screen,… Read More »