Head lice are not a popular topic of conversation or research, but maybe they should be — 6 to 12 million children (mostly ages 3-12) have them every yearRead More »
According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), any kind of breast surgery, including breast implant surgery, makes it at least three times more likely that a woman trying to breastfeed will have an inadequate milk supply. A number of studies have revealed this concerning information.Read More »
In their quest for health and beauty, half of all American adults take natural supplements to solve all sorts of problems. But do these products really work, and how much do Americans know about their safety? Not as well as one may think, and not nearly enough.
Ultimately, it is unwise to trust the claims that manufacturers of dietary supplements make about either the effectiveness or safety of their products. Let the buyer beware.
Why do kids kill themselves and what are some of the warning signs? A new study reveals some predictable findings, and some surprises.Read More »
More than 30,000 Americans commit suicide every year, and rates are especially high among the young and the old. New research shows that a child who has many very negative experiences can be 30 to 50 times as likely to attempt suicide as a youth or as an adult.Read More »