You won’t be alone in the delivery room, but how you want to give birth is a very personal decision between you, your partner and your obstetrician. Some women just ...
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We often hear about the importance of reducing stress because of its ill effects. Stress can shorten your memory and accelerate the aging process. It also increases the likelihood of a life-threatening condition, including heart disease. So how can stress bring about heart disease? A May 2013 study in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & [...]
Chances are you know someone with diabetes—either Type 1 or Type 2. But do you know the difference between the two? The biggest difference between the two types of diabetes is that you’re born with Type 1 or develop it at a very early age. Type 2 develops primarily from an unhealthy diet and a [...]
The mean mom. With a look of pity—or arrogance—she says things like, “Oh, she’s not crawling?” sending you back to junior high with her judgmental comments about your baby’s development and how you’re choosing to raise your child. To be on the receiving end of those comments is tough—especially for new, first-time moms. Here are [...]
Some people can wake up every morning, jump out of bed at sunrise and go for a jog like it’s nothing. Then, they gulp down a seaweed wheat bran protein drink as if it actually tastes good. The rest of us, on the other hand, hit the snooze button a couple times and have to [...]
Mobile devices might as well be extra limbs. That’s how attached we are to our gadgets. Technology companies picked up on this and have made a mobile device for almost every type of posture: We use laptops when we’re sitting. We pull out our smartphone when we’re standing or walking. Then, tablets came along for [...]