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Working mothers can rest easy – according to a new study, there are no negative effects on children’s social or emotional development if their mothers work during their early years.Researchers said that this was likely because mothers who work...
Is there a correlation between babies who have a difficult time sleeping and ADD/ADHD? - Janice Thanks for your question, Janice.  No, there usually is not a correlation.  Sleeping disturbances are not a common side effect of hyperactivity disorders in...
Growing evidence suggests that common antioxidants may help treat infertility issues in both men and women, according to researchers.A new analysis concludes that antioxidants such as vitamins C and E, and in particular, lipoic acid, may prevent certain factors...
There's an article I'd like to direct you to on Fox News today concerning an opinion piece published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, which advocates taking severely obese children out of their homes temporarily and placing...
I recently heard about a doll that is unusual even by modern standards – it can be breastfed. Back when I was a kid, toys were a whole lot simpler.  I couldn't have even imagined owning a toy with...
A new study has found that a blood test can determine the gender of a baby after a mere seven weeks of gestation.The results showed the test was able to accurately determine the gender of the fetus 95 percent...
There's no doubt that technology as a whole has revolutionized medicine for the better. However, a new article has me wondering if all technological advancements are for the better.The article I'm talking about is posted on Foxnewshealth.com, and it...
New research may make it possible for doctors to predict when a woman will reach menopause, which could simplify family planning for many couples.Dutch researchers followed 257 women for a period of 11 years and found that blood levels...
A new study recommends that women consume Omega 3 fatty acids during pregnancy to help protect babies against illness during early infancy. Emory University researchers followed 1,100 women and 900 infants throughout pregnancy and early infancy.  Some women were randomly...
A new study conducted by Yale University researchers aims to pinpoint the reasons why there has been a dramatic rise in the number of women delivering babies through cesarean section.While half of the increase was due to a rise...
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