Kids Health

Baby No. 3! Tiger Woods' Ex-Wife Elin Nordegren Is Pregnant

Little one on the way! Tiger Woods’ ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, is pregnant with her third child. The model, 39, who shares daughter Sam, 11, and son Charlie, 10, with the athlete, 43, showed off her baby bump at Charlie’s flag football game on Friday, June 7, according to Radar Online. The former nanny paired a […]

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Midwives key to promoting vaccines, but more training is needed

A new study shows many midwives receive little or no training on how to communicate to expectant parents the importance of maternal and childhood vaccines despite being the most trusted source of information on vaccines in the Australian public antenatal system. The research led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute found that while midwives support […]

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Sunscreen: is it safe to make your own?

Using natural and organic products for skincare is increasingly popular—and that includes sunscreen. Many websites, including Pinterest and Instagram, feature users’ recipes for homemade sunscreens. Judging from the commentary, the surge in interest for homemade sunscreens is because some people fear the chemicals in shop-bought sunscreens and believe that natural products mixed at home will […]

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Chronic fear of environmental doom is afflicting the young

'Twelve years left to save the planet" read one recent headline, "one million species on the brink of extinction" read another. Little wonder that eco-anxiety – a chronic fear of environmental doom – is attracting growing attention, particularly as a problem among younger generations. Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16, started a global campaign for […]

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Just four servings of ultra processed food a day is still too much

Once upon a time they were a treat, but consumed habitually in excess, ultra-processed foods have become toxic. Two large studies, published today in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), have found consistently eating too many “ultra-processed” foods are associated with a significantly greater risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death. Ultra-processed foods: the problem is […]

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Study shows vaping is linked to adolescents’ propensity for crime

UTSA criminal justice professor Dylan Jackson recently published one of the first studies to explore emerging drug use in the form of adolescent vaping and its association with delinquency among 8th and 10th grade students across the nation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 4.9 million middle and high school students used […]