| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:45 AM
The Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold the Affordable Care Act means that the predictions about how it will affect Americans remain in place.
The court did rule that a part of the law involving Medicaid must change. The law calls for an...
| May 6, 2012
Most parents are forced to guess if toys, furniture and other household products are exposing their kids to toxic chemicals.
Heather Stapleton can figure it out in her laboratory.
Stapleton, an environmental chemist at Duke University, is one of the...
| May 10, 2012
| 1:30 PM
"Mad Men" actress January Jones ate her placenta (to be fair, dried and made into a pill). Alicia Silverstone chews up veggies and deposits them mama-bird-style into her baby son's mouth. And model Gisele Bundchen says her diaper-free son was toilet...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 6:19 PM
Q: I have been breast-feeding my baby for seven months and have suffered through recurring infections with Candida albicans. The antifungal pill fluconazole worked, but I needed a very high dose. That worries me. I'm interested in a more natural...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 9:45 PM
It helps to know how the truth works.
You can try importing it into your life whole, as a set of rules carved in stone, and struggle to live up to it. A lot of ideas, even good ones -- from religious creeds to diet plans -- present themselves to us...
| 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 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 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...
| Dec 19, 2012
By the end of the year, most of us are shopped out. But for those of us with Flexible Spending Accounts, there are more purchases to be made before Dec. 31.
Close to 35 million Americans have Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) as part of their medical...
| 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....