| Oct 24, 2012
For parents of children with food allergies, navigating everyday life can be like side-stepping land mines.
Play dates, birthday parties and after-school activities all pose potentially life-threatening hazards. And there's Halloween, when candy...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 6:29 PM
(Reuters) - Babies were less likely to get the itchy skin rash eczema when their mothers took probiotics during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, according to a study from Finland.
Researchers said it's possible that probiotics - which are thought to...
| May 1, 2012
| 10:12 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New research suggests that starting breast cancer screening at age 40 might be worthwhile for some women who have a higher-than-average risk of the disease, for example because their mother had cancer.
Researchers and cancer...
| May 3, 2012
| 11:59 AM
When Megan Brooks looks into the eyes of her 4 month old son Jacob she sees nothing but love--mixed in with a few sleepless nights.
"It's just exhausting,” Megan said. “Especially being a new mom and working mom."
Megan likes her morning cup...
| May 4, 2012
| 1:40 PM
Shower Your Baby with Good Health event will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at Robinwood Professional Center, Newman Auditorium, Suite 142, 11110 Medical Campus Road, east of Hagerstown.
The free event will include information on topics such...
| May 6, 2012
We are living in the Golden Age of hypocrisy.
There's an obesity epidemic, and we're baking hot dogs into pizza crusts. People spend tens of thousands of dollars on off-road vehicles that will never see a drop of mud.
And we all seem to agree on the...
| May 6, 2012
| 1:05 AM
My grandson was recently in the hospital. As my daughter leaned over his crib to change his diaper, I noticed something strapped to his ankle - a large, orange plastic band with a square lump attached.
I'd seen these before. A court-ordered "ankle...
| May 8, 2012
| 2:16 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- A South Bay woman is outraged after she was asked to cover up while she breastfed her 21-month old daughter at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
Katie Hamilton is upset that she was asked to cover up while...
| May 10, 2012
Moms in New York know all about the busy on-the go lifestyle -- whether it`s combining phone time with breastfeeding, three minute beauty tricks or taking down germs in the nursery by disinfecting hot spots with their free hand -- time is a hot commodity....
| May 11, 2012
| 6:13 PM
A Time magazine cover with L.A. mom Jamie Lynne Grumet breast-feedingher strapping, almost 4-year-old son promises to be the head-snapping checkout-stand stopper of the season, based on the fevered reaction provoked by the magazine's pre-Mother's Day ...