Best of BabyCenter: Our five favorite stories this week

by BabyCenter Staff posted in Mom Stories You’re busy. You have lunches to pack, milk to pump, babies to get down for their afternoon naps. So you miss stuff. We can help! Here’s what everyone will be talking about at the preschool pick up line: Five crucial posts from BabyCenter this week. 1. So maybe… […]

Honor your mom this Mother’s Day by giving another mom her best chance at life!

Reprinted with Permission, COHI, 2014 Imagine if your mother had been alone or without the necessary supplies to bring you safely into this world. Honor your mom this holiday with a donation that will help another mother and baby survive their delivery. Circle of Health International (COHI) is partnering with Maternova to create a unique […]

This Week in Medical News: Medicare Pay Data, Plus AACR, EASL, and NSAIDS

(MedPage Today) — The big news this week came on Wednesday when Medicare released data on how much individual physicians received from the federal program in 2012. And the MedPage Today team covered it in a big way, but there was plenty of other news too. MedPage Today OB/Gyn

This Week in Medical News: Anger, HIV ‘Cures,’ and Home Births

(MedPage Today) — Popular culture has long believed that emotional outbursts are triggers for heart attacks and strokes, but last week saw perhaps the best evidence yet that it really happens, as described in a story by Todd Neale. MedPage Today OB/Gyn

This Week in Medical News: Benzos, STDs, and IVF

(MedPage Today) — Although much has been written about the “opioid epidemic,” less attention has been focused on the relatively common practice of prescribing benzodiazapines in combination with opioids, a practice that may increase the risk of fatal overdoses, reported John Fauber, Kristina Fiore, and Elbert Chu in “Killing Pain: Benzo ‘Boost’ Can Be Deadly,” […]

Why we should see more like this toy ad from 1981

by Denise Cortes posted in Mom Stories Growing up, I was the little girl who wore overalls, pigtails and played with her brother’s Star Wars figures. I liked to play with them just as much as my beloved Barbies. My brother also had a ton of Matchbox cars, but I avoided them like the plague. … […]

Eat this to live longer

Imagine if there was a food (or category of foods) that could single-handedly lengthen your life. Well, such a wonder food may actually exist. A new study published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), showed that people who ate a 1-ounce serving of nuts seven or more times each week had a […]

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