Take a Pregnancy Test

How To : Take a home pregnancy test

Are you suspecting you may be pregnant? How can you know for sure? Well, a simple home pregnancy test can change your life as you know it. Watch this how to video to learn some of the symptoms of pregnancy and how to take a home pregnancy test.

How To : Take a Pregnancy Test

Video: . Taking a Pregnancy test is really easy. First Find the right test for you. Most have you pee in a cup then put drops on the test itself. You then have to wait 4 to 6 minutes for your results. One line = Not Pregnant Two Lines= Pregnant Other tests will give a cl ...more

How To : Understand pregnancy, weeks 1 to 4 (Month 1)

The days of asking, "Am I Pregnant?" are over. The pregnancy test was positive. You're 1 month pregnant and you may even have some early pregnancy symptoms. Watch this video to see what your baby is up to in month one and your first trimester. Health Guru is a site that produ ...more

How To : Understand pregnancy, weeks 5 to 8 (Month 2)

During month two, you'll see early signs of pregnancy. You're more than halfway through the first trimester and even if you haven't taken a pregnancy test, you may be experiencing morning sickness. This month, you'll also have your first ultrasound. Health Guru is a site that ...more

How To : Know if you're pregnant

There are signs you're having a baby even before you miss a period. You Will Need: * A knowledge of physical symptoms * A home pregnancy kit * Access to a clinic or doctor's office Step 1: Look for physical signs Pay attention to your body. Symptoms like fatigue, swollen or t ...more

How To : Prevent bothersome bug bites

Between torturous tests and Friday frat parties, the last thing you want to think about is bed bugs. Unfortunately, these and other parasites, like head lice, may lurk around your dorm room. Here, everything you need to know to prevent these bug bites. Health Guru is a site t ...more

How To : Understand the stages of labor & vaginal delivery

70% of pregnant women have a vaginal delivery, where the baby is delivered through the mother's vagina. This method of childbirth is as time-tested as pregnancy itself. Learn more about the stages of labor and how vaginal delivery works, in this video! Health Guru is a site t ...more

How To : Test for HIV

Over 300,000 Americans who are infected with HIV don't even know it! Learn how to avoid being among them. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a number of areas: Pregnancy, Sex Health, and College Health. With the aid of Health Guru, you ...more

How To : Deal with gestational diabetes

Approximately 4 percent of women are diagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy. Here's how to manage it. You Will Need * A healthy diet * Daily exercise * Blood-sugar monitoring * A postpartum checkup * Good habits Step 1 Know what gestational diabetes is. During ...more

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1) Most teens are having sex: MYTH! The myth is that most teens have had vaginal intercourse. Surprise, surprise: most haven’t! A survey of nearly 14,000 high school students across the country reported that less than half (47.8 percent) ever had intercourse. So why does it s ...more

News : Finally, a New Drug Against 'Untreatable' Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea infections reached a peak in 1975, then decreased until 2009, when infection rate started rising and has increased each year since. With the rise of antibiotic resistance, those numbers are only going to get worse — unless we find new treatments against the bacteria. ...more

News : Zika Won't Contaminate US Blood Banks, Say Officials

US blood banks have assured the American public that they have the tools to prevent a Zika contamination, despite the rapid spread of the disease. If a recipient receives a transfusion that is contaminated with the virus, they could become infected. However, thanks to genetic ...more

Medical Mystery : Man Catches Zika, but No One Knows How

An older man dies of Zika. A younger man who cares for him catches Zika — but doctors cannot pinpoint how the disease was transmitted. While proximity to the patient is sufficient explanation for the rest of us, for microbe hunters, it is a medical mystery. Why? Zika is not kn ...more

News : Florida & Texas Could Become Zika Hotspots in the US

To much of the United States, Zika seems like a tropical disease that causes horrible problems in other countries but is nothing to be worried about stateside. It may make you rethink your beach vacation abroad, but not much more than that. However, if you live in Florida or T ...more

News : Starve E Coli of Copper to Cure Aggressive UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) drive over eight million people to seek medical attention every year. Almost all — as many as 90% — of those infections are caused by Escherichia coli. Copper can kill bacteria, but E. coli has found a way to capture the copper, preventing its a ...more

News : Antibiotics During Pregnancy Linked to Miscarriage

As if being pregnant did not come with enough worry, a new study found that certain antibiotics are linked to an increased risk of spontaneous abortion, or miscarriage — a terrifying finding for any expectant mother. The study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Jo ...more

News : CDC Issues Zika Warning for Miami Sperm Banks

Future mothers hoping to use donated semen might want to think twice before using any samples from the Miami-Dade Country area of Florida. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning that sperm from as far back as June 2016 may be infected with the Zika vir ...more

News : Doctors Are Wrong to Call Zika Mild

Even as health authorities describe the symptoms of Zika infection in the general population as mild, a new surveillance study finds serious side effects are more common, and serious, than previously thought. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes that man ...more

News : Puerto Rico Could Be Downplaying Its Zika Problem

Reports of Zika-related birth defects are coming in at shockingly low rates in Puerto Rico. While that might be something to cheer, one former US government official is saying there could be a nefarious reason for the low numbers. Last July, the Puerto Rico Department of Heal ...more

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