Pet Care

This November 6, Make Your Vote Count for Animals!

It’s less than one month until Election Day! Before you head to the polls on Tuesday, November 6, remember to keep animal welfare issues front of mind. If humane candidates are not elected to office, we cannot pass humane laws—and the stakes are as high as ever this year. Although this isn’t a Presidential election […]

Personal Health

I have had this mole-like thing on my chest for almost a year now. I thought it used to be a pimple that I popped, but instead of disappearing it became this big soft fatty bump on my chest which makes me look like I have 3 nipples! Is this a bad sign? Do I need to see my doctor?

Anytime you have a skin problem that doesn’t go away, you should make an appointment with your health care provider. Small lumps or cysts (fluid filled sacs under the skin) are common and most of the time aren’t dangerous. They can sometimes get infected and in very rare cases they can be something serious. It […]

Pet Care

Black Cat Appreciation Day Is This Friday!

It’s that time of year again! Black Cat Appreciation day is this Friday, August 17. And we hope you’ll join us in celebrating our feline friends by considering opening your heart and your home to an adorable black cat or kitten.  In honor of this special day, the ASPCA Adoption Center will offer a “name your adoption […]

Kids Health

This One Thing Saved Me From the Postpartum Abyss

My first pregnancy was like a dream. Shiny hair, radiant skin, fruit salad cravings and beautiful, sentimental sonograms. I even made an album of all my sonogram pictures, coordinating with our wedding colors. If this was motherhood, I had nailed it. Yup, even peeing in my pants every now and again was all still magical. […]

Health News

Is this latest chiropractic trend actually effective?

It's a frightening scene straight out of Game of Thrones: a row of people, including me, strapped down to benches with foam bricks placed under our spines and heavy weights dangling from leather masks over our faces, pulling our necks backward. It’s a treatment for 21st-century afflictions: textneck, iHump, tablet stoop and computer hunch. As […]

Kids Health

This Is Why Cardi B Doesn't Have a Nanny for Baby Kulture

A week after announcing the birth of her first child, Kulture Kiari, Cardi B shared an adorable update on how motherhood is treating her. With the help of a toy monkey, Cardi told her Instagram followers that she feels blessed and added that she’s incredibly grateful for her own parents.  "I’ve been blessed since I […]