The cholesterol calculator rolled out with the new guidelines for lowering cholesterol last week appears to overestimate risk of heart disease
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“What brand is your therapist?” Exploring the latest marketing trend among psychotherapists.
In 2009, midwives delivered 8% of babies born in the U.S. — an all-time high. The most midwife-friendly state? New Mexico, where midwives bring 24% of all babies into the world
Researchers will test an experimental drug that could prevent Alzheimer’s disease in people who are genetically slated to develop Alzheimer’s disease but have yet to exhibit symptoms.
Motherhood pays, at least for celebrities. But it can be particularly lucrative for those who may have fallen off the conventional Hollywood gravy train.
Kids’ goody bags are getting increasingly elaborate. Do we really need these compilations of crap?
With an official redefinition of autism in the offing, many parents are worried.
Many group-home residents with mental retardation are receiving psychotropic medications that may be doing far more harm than good.
All parents like to think that their baby is unique — the cutest, brightest, most engaging infant ever born. And one way parents seek to reflect their child’s uniqueness is by bestowing them with equally distinctive, sometimes …
In my house, bedtime stories are sacred. Rarely does something derail the nightly routine, although feverish kids have been known to be tucked in, sans story. But last week, my strep-throated 4-year-old awoke at 1 a.m. with this …
First things first: I’m jealous. Katie Clem has a 6-year-old daughter. So do I. Her little girl is earning thousands of dollars for her. Mine is not. This week, The New York Times chronicled the uncanny world we live in, where a …
From the moment a pregnancy test turns up positive, you start thinking about the future. There are baby names to mull and nursery themes to choose and plenty of daydreaming about all the unknowns, including what in the world that …
Treatment with the cancer drug Avastin may affect fertility in some women, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Tuesday. The agency said a new warning about the risk of “ovarian failure” was added to the drug’s label.