PREGNANT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PREGNANT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186941-79/pregnant-women-discrimination-workers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186941-79/pregnant-women-discrimination-workers.html.csp">Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM RAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T18:03:02.26-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 06:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Pregnant women have new protections against on-the-job discrimination. The government has updated 30-year-old guidelines, citing “the persistence of overt pregnancy discrimination, as well as the emergence of more subtle discriminatory practices.” The new guidelines from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment against pregnant workers by employers is a form of sex discrimination and illegal. They prohibit employe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581869412014-07-15T18:03:02.26-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T18:03:02.26-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186941@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:03:02 MDT FDA: Pregnant women should eat more fish http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58051391-79/fish-mercury-eat-pregnant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58051391-79/fish-mercury-eat-pregnant.html.csp">FDA: Pregnant women should eat more fish</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY CLARE JALONICK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T18:58:13.797-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 06:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Pregnant women are being advised by the government to eat more fish, but there won’t be any labels or signs to let them know which fish have low mercury levels and are safest for dinner. Without a labeling requirement, the draft advice issued Tuesday by the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency is unlikely to clear up confusion among shoppers about what seafood pregnant women, young children and other vulnerable groups should avoid. Rather they’ll have...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580513912014-06-10T18:58:13.797-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-10T18:58:13.797-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58051391@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:58:13 MDT Feds to update seafood guidance for pregnant women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58008687-68/seafood-mercury-fish-fda.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58008687-68/seafood-mercury-fish-fda.html.csp">Feds to update seafood guidance for pregnant women</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARY CLARE JALONICK </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and LAURAN NEERGAARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T20:35:22.518-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 08:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Food and Drug Administration is updating its advice for pregnant women on the appropriate levels of mercury in seafood but Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said Friday that it won’t require mercury labels on seafood packages. In a wide-ranging interview Friday with The Associated Press, Hamburg said the agency will update guidance on mercury in different varieties of seafood and what that means, a long-awaited move aimed at helping women better understand what to eat when they’re ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580086872014-05-30T20:35:22.518-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-30T20:35:22.518-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58008687@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 20:35:22 MDT Family stones to death pregnant Pakistani woman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57994817-68/family-woman-police-iqbal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57994817-68/family-woman-police-iqbal.html.csp">Family stones to death pregnant Pakistani woman</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-27T20:58:54.004-06:00">Updated May 27, 2014 08:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lahore, Pakistan • A pregnant woman was stoned to death Tuesday by her own family outside a courthouse in the Pakistani city of Lahore for marrying the man she loved. The woman was killed while on her way to court to contest an abduction case her family had filed against her husband. Her father was promptly arrested on murder charges, police investigator Rana Mujahid said, adding that police were working to apprehend all those who participated in this “heinous crime.” Arranged marriages are the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57994817@www.sltrib.com Tue, 27 May 2014 20:58:54 MDT