Tag Archives: Risk

Lithium and Anticonvulsant Mood Stabilizers: No Higher Risk for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

For women with bipolar disorder, choosing whether to maintain or discontinue treatment with a mood stabilizer during pregnancy is challenging.  This is a process which requires careful and thoughtful consideration, weighing the risk of adverse outcomes associated with exposure to a particular drug against the risk of recurrent illness in the setting of medication discontinuation.… Read More »

Elizabeth Warren Takes a Huge Risk by Calling to End Private Health Insurance – New York Magazine

Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images Early in the first Democratic presidential debate, all the candidates were asked who would abolish private health insurance. Only two raised their hands: Bill de Blasio, who is not going to be the party’s nominee, and Elizabeth Warren, who might be. Should that possibility come to pass, her frank answer could… Read More »

The Cost Of Motherhood: Surprise Bills And The Risk Of Maternal Mortality Still Plagues New Moms

Few if any American couples become parents because of a cost-benefit analysis. Women start families and raise children out of affection, hope and the dream that their child will create a better world than the one they were born into. Nevertheless, it’s increasingly difficult (and likely financially disastrous) to ignore the substantial financial consequences of… Read More »