In October 2019, the company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) — makers of the world’s top-selling baby powder — recalled a batch of baby powder after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in at least one bottle. That’s right: baby … Continue reading Baby Powder Asbestos Dangers: Should You Worry?
Whether you’re an athlete with a daily high demand placed on your body or recovering from an injury or illness, deep tissue massage likely has some benefits to offer you. Massages have been utilized for thousands of years throughout the … Continue reading Deep Tissue Massage Benefits, Techniques and More
If you want to avoid an unintended pregnancy, taking birth control is usually a no-brainer. But what if that same birth control upped your risk of breast cancer? According to research published in The New England Journal of Medicine, women … Continue reading Hormonal Birth Control and Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
Most pregnant women aren’t exactly lining up to give birth via caesarian section, but C-sections happen pretty often. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 32 percent of babies delivered in the U.S. in 2017 were born … Continue reading 10 C-Section Scar Questions, Answered By MDs
Why are Cells Important? There are over 37 trillion cells in your body that work hard for you every single day. On average, your body loses 19 million cells each minute, and makes an equal amount to replace them. As … Continue reading Why Are Micronutrients Important?
We’ve all been there: You go to take your birth control pill and realize: Crap, I forgot to do this yesterday! Your mind becomes a nonstop reel of questions that slowly elevates your anxiety level toward the red zone. Should … Continue reading Missed Birth Control Pill – Should I Double Up If I Missed a Birth Control Pill?
Are you a mother trying to find a formula for your infant? Are you confused which baby formula is the best to choose? If these concerns … Continue reading 10 Best Baby Formulas Of 2019
When Christie del Castillo-Hegyi, MD, of Little Rock, Arkansas, was pregnant, she was determined to breastfeed her baby. Like many expectant mothers, she had seen human milk described as the “gold standard,” and heard the “breast is best” mantra. Once … Continue reading What Our Obsession With Breastfeeding Is Doing to Moms and Their Babies
Theo Taylor, who was born on March 15 at just 12 oz. — which is around the same size as a Coca-Cola can — went from being on the brink of death to thriving six months later. The baby from Durham, England, … Continue reading Baby Boy Born the Size of a Coke Can Miraculously Survives and Is ‘Doing So Well,’ Says Mom
It’s easy to take your period for granted (or, you know, wish it away forever)—but when that time of the month rolls around and you’re surprisingly cramp-, rage-, and blood-free, … Continue reading 8 Reasons For A Missed Period
Eating 60 grams of nuts everyday was associated with an increase in sperm count, according to a new study. The clinical study followed 119 men over the course of 14 weeks to determine if eating nuts impacted their sperm health. … Continue reading Eating Nuts Could Make Sperm Healthier
John Cena—pro wrestler, wish granter, defender of the Universe—has always had what you might generously call a unique approach to romance. Following a 2012 split with … Continue reading 7 Celebrities Who Became Fathers After Turning 40
Actress Amanda Seyfried admitted not long ago on a podcast that she’s been taking the antidepressant Lexapro for “years and years and years.” She even continued taking the drug while pregnant with her first child. Must be pretty harmless, right? … Continue reading 7 Lexapro Side Effects You Should Know
Did you know that iodine deficiency is now regarded by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the most prevalent and easily preventable case of impaired cognitive development in children in the world? There are at least 30 million suffering from … Continue reading Iodine Deficiency Epidemic: How to Reverse It for Your Health
After having a baby, many women might find it painful to have sex, even months after they’ve given birth Aside from the physical effects of labor, some women are too overwhelmed by the demands of new motherhood to have an … Continue reading Sex After Baby: What All New Dads Need to Know