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Monday, October 29, 2007

News of Interest for Late-in-Life Moms October 29, 2007

Docs Pour Cold Water on Egg-Freezing Promises

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) issued new guidelines for fertility specialists that concluded freezing eggs remains a highly experimental procedure, even though it is increasingly offered.


Hysterectomy Raises Incontinence Surgery Risk

A 30-year Swedish study found that women who had a hysterectomy are at a higher risk of urinary incontinence that needs to be corrected by surgery.


FluMist Gets CDC Nod for Use in Toddlers

The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) confirmed that children as young as two can safely receive the intranasal influenza vaccine FluMist. The CDC recommends that all children ages 6 months to 5 years receive an influenza vaccination.

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