Contraceptive planning is essential to optimal health for women with heart disease

Pregnancy can increase the risk of morbidity and mortality in women with cardiovascular disease; however, many cardiologists are not having pre-pregnancy contraception discussions with their patients of child-bearing age. There is a need to provide evidence-based guidance for contraceptive safety and effectiveness and pregnancy planning options for this high-risk patient group, according to a paper […]

Continue Reading

Florida educator caught on video abusing nonverbal autistic student, officials say

A Florida high school paraprofessional was arrested Thursday after she was caught on camera physically abusing an autistic student, authorities said. Shaquanya Ann Randolph, 28, was charged with one count of aggravated child abuse on a student, according to the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said the incident occurred around 10:45 a.m. while Randolph was […]

Continue Reading