| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Reports of Kate Middleton's severe morning sickness opened eyes about how hard pregnancy can be for some women. "I went to the emergency room because I was so sick and dehydrated after a week of not being able to eat or drink," says Megan Donofrio of...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:28 AM
The decision to vaccinate your children: a parents choice or public health risk?
Last week, reality TV star Kristin Cavallari talked about about how she and her husband weren't vaccinating their children because she said, "I've read too many books about...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:14 AM
For both of my pregnancies, I got headaches. There didn't seem to be any specific triggers for me, they just popped up randomly, and with a vengeance. I asked my OB/GYN what I could take, and they ok'ed Tylenol for me. Frankly, I don't know what I...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The singer and songwriter Chan Marshall, who performs under the name of Cat Power, has a lot on her mind. She'll talk about injustice, about big corporations, about American economic policy, about the short-sightedness of Western medicine, about...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Amy Soergel's lip gloss was making her sick. The problem, she realized, was gluten — hydrologized wheat protein, to be exact. Then she went to the hairdresser who used a shampoo that made her neck burn. Again, it contained gluten.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Drugstores offer a convenient way to shop for a variety of items, especially if you live in a big city that has one on practically every corner. However, convenience doesn't always mean savings, says Howard Schaffer, a deal expert and vice president of...
| Mar 25, 2014
March is usually the last month of the winter season that our pediatric office is inundated with illness. I can now honestly tell exhausted parents (and our nurses) that this could be their child's last cold of the season, though I keep my fingers...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Is there really a link between vaccine and autism, cellphones and cancer, the HIV virus and the CIA? Almost half of Americans believe the answer is yes for at least one of the many medical conspiracy theories that have circulated in recent years. And...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Looks like good news may come in threes. The teenage pregnancy rate, birth rate and abortion rate have all dropped sharply since their respective peaks in the 1990s, according to new research by the Guttmacher Institute, a nonprofit organization...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The big guy in the water pitcher-filter market has practically become a common name, like Kleenex. But even Brita's most ardent fans might agree that those plastic containers aren't dinner party elegant.
There's a new player hoping to fill that spot:...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:47 PM
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — Since moving to Colorado from Southern California three years ago, I've come to hate winter.
Scalding baths, wool blankets, the dog snoozing on my feet — nothing takes the edge off the bitter cold. It lingers in the...