What’s Sunday morning without a frothy latte and The New York Times’ weddings section? Readers scan the announcements, but what true devotees really relish is the “Vows” column, which profiles a different batch of lovebirds each week.
Media reports of women killing their newborn babies always rocket to the top of websites’ most-read lists. The prospect of moms killing newborns is so grotesque it’s as if everyone is wondering the same thing: who are these …
Nearly 1 million American children living mostly in rural areas have no doctor to call if they get a get a sore throat or an ear infection. Meanwhile, some metropolitan areas are crawling with family physicians and pediatricians …
Get that scalpel ready: Nearly one of every three births in 2008 — 32% — was a C-section, according to an annual report that tallies trends in births and deaths. Black mothers were most likely to deliver their babies that way.
It’s a good thing I sold my crib last month because it will soon be illegal to do so.
There’s nothing like a furry red creature with a big nose to add a dash of excitement to the churn of bureaucracy.
The past few years have not been good ones for companies that manufacture toys and kids who play with them.
We are a world powered and consumed by technology. What that means is that plenty of people who don’t know us very well are now privy to lots of intimate details about our personal lives that used to be kept private. Entire …
Laughter may be the best medicine, and it’s also a great way to take your mind off pain, as evidenced by a little episode that played out Friday at a New Jersey shopping mall.
Last year, I wrote about a study that showed cereal companies market the cereals with the sugariest nutritional profiles to kids, essentially encouraging children to choose Froot Loops over, say, Cheerios.
Bedbugs have stolen the media thunder from boring, old head lice. But for the elementary school crowd, lice are alive and well and still wreaking havoc in hair — at least in Seattle, where I live.
Class rank is important for more than just wowing college admissions officers and securing bragging rights. According to new research, the better your grades were in high school, the healthier you are years later.
Earlier this year, women’s average life expectancy climbed above 80 for the first time. Of course, that’s just a statistic, and statistics pale in the face of real-life circumstances. When breast cancer killed Elizabeth