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Ultrasound

Nothing Is Faster Than The Speed of Life

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

There's a way to help keep your options open as life races forward. Fertility preservation offers women a safe and effective way to freeze or preserve eggs at their current age in order to help maximize their fertility in the future.

For Women With Dense Breasts, Ultrasound Could Help Diagnose Breast Cancer

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - A new study adds to the evidence that ultrasonography can help diagnose cancer in women with dense breasts. Researchers examined d...

She Has the Best Reaction to Her Sister's Ultrasound Surprise

LittleThings.com | Posted 07.07.2015 | Parents
LittleThings.com

The birth of a child is the greatest blessing of all, and it's double the excitement if you're blessed with twins.

Friday Talking Points -- Racist Domestic Terrorism

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's been a rollercoaster week in the political world, beginning with Hillary Clinton shifting the gears of her campaign by holding her first big rally, which was immediately followed by the man we're going to call "Jeb! Bush!" finally officially announcing his own candidacy.

Scott Walker Doesn't Get Why His 'Cool' Ultrasound Remark Was So Offensive -- And That's The Problem

Michael Keegan | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Sure, an ultrasound could be "cool". What's not "cool" is if the state mandates that you undergo a medically unnecessary procedure in an effort to prevent you, an adult woman whose circumstances your politicians have no right to know or judge, from making a choice.

Emotional Ad Gives Blind Mom-To-Be The Chance To 'See' Her Baby's Ultrasound

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.05.2015 | Parents

Looking at ultrasound photos of their unborn children can be a very emotional experience for parents-to-be, and for this mom, that first reveal was pa...

Ultrasound Appears To Show Fetus Clapping To ‘If You're Happy And You Know It'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.30.2015 | Parents

Many parents look forward to watching their babies clap -- but it's usually something that happens after they're born. Jen Martin's 14-week-old fet...

Shocked Parents Film Family's Reaction To Finding Out Their Ultrasound Was Wrong

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.17.2015 | Parents

Parents Kyle and Danielle Williams were in for a big surprise on March 3 when their new baby -- whom an ultrasound technician had said would be a girl...

SAS Culture, Technology Saves Lives -– Including My Daughter's

Marie Lowman | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Marie Lowman

No one at SAS made me feel like I had to choose between working or getting my child therapy. My managers just made it work. And, during those times, I worked harder for SAS than I ever did before, because I felt so grateful.

Breast Density: How to See Clearly Through The Fog

Nikki Weiss-Goldstein | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Nikki Weiss-Goldstein

The California legislature passed a law requiring that women who have screening mammograms be informed if they have dense breast tissue. This information is given to raise your awareness and to discuss with your doctor.

Everything Is A-OK!

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.02.2014 | Parents

This is one cool kid, just chillin' in the womb. In an amazing ultrasound image posted to reddit last week, a fetus appears to be flashing the thu...

Don't Be Dense About Your Boobs, And Don't Be A Boob About Density

Cari Shane | Posted 10.12.2014 | Women
Cari Shane

What I don't understand is how it can be, over and over again, the same story for thousands of women who diligently received mammograms when mammograms could do nothing to warn them of their growing masses.

In the Time of Cholera

Adam C. Levine | Posted 05.24.2014 | Impact
Adam C. Levine

Like a host of other diseases that only strike poor people living in poor countries, cholera is not something that people born and raised in wealthy countries spend much time thinking about.

What Happened When My Doctor Found a Lump

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

In this moment, waiting on a cold table in a pink medical robe opened in the front, I love my body with a ferocity one can only feel when something familiar and dependable could suddenly be ripped away.

My Ultrasound Tech Got It Wrong -- TWICE

Sarah Stewart Holland | Posted 02.15.2014 | Parents
Sarah Stewart Holland

Maybe Mother Nature knew what she was doing by keeping the sex a secret until the baby is already in your arms.

Be Less Stupid: 5 Sex Urban Legends Investigated

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 02.12.2014 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

2013-12-13-ScreenShot20131213at2.09.51PM.pngBecause talking about sex is so often frowned upon, especially at Thanksgiving dinner, with your wife's mother, myths, mysteries, half truths and lies continue to infect popular discourse. Here now, we investigate 5 sex urban legends and reveal the facts.

It's Not About the Ultrasound

Muriel Hogan | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Muriel Hogan

Our clinic might close this week. Wisconsinís new abortion law, Act 37, has been delayed by a temporary restraining order until a hearing July 17. If the law goes into effect, Affiliated Medical Services will close its doors after 30 years as a Milwaukee abortion provider.

WATCH: Hawkmoths Get Kinky To Ward Off Bats

natureheader | Traci Watson | Posted 07.08.2013 | Science

Talk about a multi-purpose tool. Several species of tropical moth can rasp their genitals against their abdomens to beam loud ultrasound signals at ap...

Scott Walker Signs Strict Abortion Bill

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Gov. Scott Walker quietly signed a contentious Republican bill Friday that would require women seeking abortions to undergo an ultras...

Ultrasound Obsession!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

And their language is Ultra-Orwellian! ...

WATCH: Controversial New Ad Shows Parents Learning Their Unborn Baby Will Be A Lesbian

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Imagine getting an ultrasound for your soon-to-be born child and instead of being told his or her gender, you're told your child's sexuality. In a ...

GOP Congressman On Transvaginal Ultrasounds: 'I Haven't Had One'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) answered a town-hall question about his position on transvaginal ultrasounds by joking that he hadn't had one, according to a...

Double Ultrasound Bill Amended To Require Just One Procedure

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

Indiana state senators have dropped a requirement that would force women to undergo an ultrasound procedure both before and after having a medication-...

Showing & Telling

Marc Leandro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marc Leandro

While Jeanne will have to negotiate a minefield of queries from countless strangers over the next five months, not a single person will rub my belly uninvited, flash me a knowing smile, or offer me surprise congratulations. We may be telling, but we're not showing.

Ultrasound Parties Latest Trend In Public Displays Of Pregnancy

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

The increasingly public nature surrounding various aspects of pregnancy has gone one step further: Ultrasound parties are now growing in popularity, a...