Antibiotics and Pregnancy: What’s Safe?

Is it safe to take antibiotics during pregnancy? Answer From Yvonne Butler Tobah, M.D. Antibiotics are commonly prescribed during pregnancy. The specific medication must be chosen carefully, however. Some antibiotics are OK to take during pregnancy, while others are not. Safety depends on various factors, including the type of antibiotic, when in your pregnancy you […]

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Aspirin ‘safe’ for brain-bleed strokes

Patients who have had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain can safely take aspirin to cut their risk of future strokes and heart problems, according to a new study. Aspirin thins the blood and so doctors have been cautious about giving it, fearing it could make bleeds worse. But The Lancet research suggests […]


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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How Long Is It Safe to Stay on the Keto Diet?

This high-fat, low-carb eating plan has its fans—and detractors. Here’s what the experts say about eating keto for the long-term. Chutima Chaochaiya/Shutterstock The keto diet is popular among people looking to shed pounds. But the question remains: Is keto diet safe in the long-term? Here, what researchers and doctors want you to know. What is the […]


How Safe Is That Salon Procedure?

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