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Sugar Mamas
The amount of fructose that a mother ingests during pregnancy affects female and male fetuses in different ways, according to a new study.
Teen Moms: Start Your Day Off Right
Breakfast is an important and oft neglected meal for everyone. A new study reinforces the importance of this morning meal by showing that teen mothers who eat breakfast have healthier weights and snacking habits.
Prenatal Infection Prevention Month
To observe Prenatal Infection Prevention Month and to educate expectant mother's, here is a list of common prenatal infections and how to avoid them.
Sick and Abused
According to a study by Swedish researchers, children who are chronically ill are much more likely than healthy children to be victims of physical abuse.
Motherhood is About to Make You a Little Crazier
FDA notified healthcare professionals that the Pregnancy section of drug labels for the entire class of antipsychotic drugs has been updated.
Making Boo-Boos Better
Cleaning, dressing, draining and caring for wounds may be more important the choice of antibiotic given to children, according to a new study.
Public Housing Play Time
According to a recent study, kids who live in urban public housing spend more time playing outside than other urban children.
Stay-at-Homes Stay Safe
Asthma, accidents and other health problems are more likely to plague children of working mothers, according to new research from North Carolina State University.
Paths in Psychopathology
Children who grow up poor and with a certain variant of a serotonin transporter gene are more likely to exhibit psychopathic behavior, according to a University of Illinois study.
Constipated Classrooms
Elementary school children who don't like fruits and vegetables are 13 times more likely to suffer from functional constipation than those who do, according to a new study.