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5 Best Maternity Stores In NYC

New York City offers one-of-a-kind stores with unique clothes for pregnant ladies. Herewith are our five favorites.

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Nurse Dreonna Breton was fired from her job at Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania, after she refused to get a flu shot while pregnant. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Fired For Refusing To Get Flu Shot

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the influenza virus is now widespread in 10 states, including New York and Pennsylvania – where a pregnant nurse is out of a job.

12/30/2013

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Doctors Issue New Warning About Skyrocketing Mercury Levels In Some Fish

Mercury levels have been testing higher than ever in certain fish in and are increasing, prompting doctors to reemphasize their advice that pregnant women and young children should avoid eating them.

08/26/2013

Judge Rejects Claim Of Discrimination At Bloomberg Company

The judge said the EEOC supported its claim of a pervasive bias with no statistical evidence of discrimination and about 10 statements from four or five managers or executives in a company of 10,000 employees, 603 of whom took maternity leave during a six-year span covered by the lawsuit.

08/17/2011

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Bill Would Grant Parking Perks For Pregnant Women

A New York City councilman is introducing a bill that would grant special parking rights to women who are having a difficult pregnancy.

01/23/2011