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Shots - Health News

Laughing Gas Gives Women Another Option To Manage Labor Pain

Move over, epidurals, here comes nitrous oxide. After enjoying popularity in the U.S. for managing labor pain until the mid-20th century, it was dropped in favor of anesthesia. Now it's back.

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Janet Reno, First Female U.S. Attorney General, Dies At 78

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Janet Reno, First Female U.S. Attorney General, Dies At 78

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Nurse-midwife Cynthia Voytas demonstrates equipment used to deliver nitrous oxide at South County Hospital in South Kingstown, R.I. Kristin Gourlay/RIPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Laughing Gas Gives Women Another Option To Manage Labor Pain

6 min

Laughing Gas Gives Women Another Option To Manage Labor Pain

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