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Early Soda Drinking Could Harm Cognitive Performance Later
Scientists were surprised to find sugary beverages harmed rat pups' mental performance. They were more surprised when they looked at why.
Putting Antibiotic Use on a Diet
Antibiotics are frequently overused, and bacteria have become resistant. A new set of guidelines helps doctors and patients cut back.
The Heavy Metals in Your Baby's Food: Part Two
The alarming results of a Congressional investigation into levels of lead, arsenic and mercury in baby foods, including findings by brand.
Babies, Marijuana, and Breast Milk
Women who use marijuana regularly while pregnant, but stop while breastfeeding, still have THC in their breast milk weeks later.
Media Violence and Mass Shootings
As depictions of violence in the media go up, so does gun violence. There are things you can do to break the cycle, especially in kids.
Heavy Metals Found in High Concentrations in Baby Food
Baby foods contain high levels of lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury — all of which can harm developing brains and lower IQ.
The Pandemic Pushes Moms Out of the Workforce
School closures may be good for public health, but they wreak havoc on women's work lives, causing stress and undermining years of progress.
Screen Time Linked to Disordered Eating
More of children’s attention is commanded by screens than ever before, increasing the risk of a common eating disorder.
College Students' Mental Health Takes a Dive
Lockdowns have made campus life especially stressful and isolating. As a result, anxiety and depression are skyrocketing among students.
Summer Camp and COVID
Parents wondering whether summer camp is in the cards for their children this summer will want to see what a Duke University study found.
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