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Living near natural gas flaring poses health risks for pregnant women and babies

  Researchers from USC and UCLA have found that women living near natural gas and oil wells that use flaring to burn off excess gas face a 50% greater risk of premature birth than women with no exposure. “Our study finds that living near flaring is harmful to pregnant… Read More »

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Do pregnant women face special risks from COVID-19?

April 7th, 2020

Marc Incerpi, chief of maternal-fetal medicine at Keck Medicine of USC, answers questions about pregnancy and newborn health during the coronavirus epidemic. (Photo/Natalia Deriabina, iStock) Even in the best of circumstances, pregnant… Read More »

OB/GYN Scholarship Awards

October 12th, 2018

At the recent 85th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast OB/GYN Society, held September 26-30, 2018, at Coeur d’Alene, ID, three Year 4 OB/GYN residents won Ted Adams Scholarship Awards. Brittney Johnson,… Read More »

32nd Annual OBGYN Research Symposium

32nd Annual Research Symposium

May 31st, 2018

On April 20th, 2018, the 32nd annual research forum was held in the Keck School of Medicine Aresty Auditorium. The guest professor/speaker was Erin Saleeby, MD, PhD, Director DHS Women’s Health Programs… Read More »