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Reduced Risk of Type 1 Diabetes from Gluten-Free Diet

Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which a person’s pancreas’ beta cells stops the production of insulin. In a healthy individual, the...

Weight Loss Excuse: “The weekends are too busy. I never get it right.”

Remember that 80 percent rule, I have mentioned before? Nutrition is 80 percent of the battle and if you are charging full speed ahead...

Avoid Trans Fats in Food at All Costs

To eat a heart-healthy, well-balanced diet, you don’t need to shun all forms of fat. In fact, your body actually needs healthy fats to...

Vegetarians Have Lower Blood Pressure

Are you suffering from hypertension? If so, implementing a vegetarian diet may help you reduce your blood pressure. A study was published in the...

PREGNANCY STAGES

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20 Weeks Pregnant

At 20 weeks pregnant your baby is now probably between 5 and a half and 6 and a half inches long from head to...
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New Mommy Must Haves- The Ultimate Registry Guide

There are so many products on the market for new mothers that your list for possible registry items might as well be as long...

What to Expect: Second Trimester Prenatal Visits

{"autoplay":true} While no one would say it's all downhill from here (there's labor after all, as well as the aches and pains of late pregnancy),...

Third trimester sleep strategies

Waking up at night? Having trouble falling asleep? Join the club. Most pregnant women have sleep problems in their third trimesters, waking three to...

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Stem Cells Shown to Help Improve, Speed Repair of Bone Fractures

A new study has shown that adult stem cells enriched with a bone-regenerating hormone can help mend bone fractures that are not healing properly.University...

Gain Weight the Healthy Name

Rarely do you hear about people trying to gain weight, but, being underweight can be a serious issue for many people. Being underweight can lead...
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EDUCATION

21st Century Pregnancy Apps

Being a new mother in the 21st century certainly has its perks. While advice from our own mothers, family members, and friends is great,...

How To Have a More Independent Child

Newborn babies need a lot of parental help because they are simply too small to do anything on their own. However, as children grow,...

Full-day Preschool Better Prepares Children for Future Schooling

High quality preschool programs, both part-day and full-day, offer a number of benefits to both child and parent. Recent research has provided us with...

PARENTING

Managing finances and family

A report from the government has made it official: Babies are expensive. According to data...

Teaching Manners in a Restaurant

We've all been there; either glaring at the table of rambunctious kids in a restaurant...

Why Don’t Children Belong to the Clean Plate Club?

Nothing is more frustrating to a parent than when their child refuses to finish his...

Heavier Newborns Achieve Greater Academic Success

There are many factors that influence our children’s intellectual development, including economic status and maternal education....

Choosing a Backpack for Your Child

Lynn White, an assistant professor of research at Northeast Ohio University's College of Medicine, recently...

HEALTH

SCIENCE

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Constipation during pregnancy

Is it normal to have constipation during pregnancy? Unfortunately, yes. Throughout your pregnancy, hormonal changes can result in sluggish digestion. Then as your uterus grows,...

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Is Laser Treatment for Vaginal Atrophy Safe?

Every year, millions of women in the United States suffer post-menopausal changes in their lives, including symptoms of vaginal atrophy. Many women ignore or...

5 Ways Sex Benefits Your Health

You already knew that getting intimate with your significant other is enjoyable and strengthens your relationship. But did you know that sex has many...

Technology in Early Child Development—Good or Bad?

Nearly every modern parent has given a tablet or smartphone to a child for entertainment at some point. These devices are simply easy and...