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Air Travel During Pregnancy: Is It Safe?

Is it safe to fly during pregnancy? Answer From Tatnai Burnett, M.D. Generally, commercial air travel before week 36 of pregnancy is considered safe for women who have healthy pregnancies. Still, if you’re pregnant, check with your health care provider before you fly. Your health care provider might caution against air travel if you’re experiencing […]

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Palliative Care: Symptom Relief During Illness

If you or a loved one has a serious or life-threatening illness, you might have thought about palliative care. To understand palliative care and how it can help relieve pain and improve quality of life, consider the following questions. What is palliative care? Palliative care is specialized medical care that focuses on providing patients relief […]