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Is ‘impossible’ meat too good to be true?

It sizzles on the grill. But does it fizzle in terms of nutrition? That’s the question when it comes to the new plant-based burgers that are flying off grocery store shelves and restaurant tables. Consumer choices include the Beyond Burger, the Impossible Burger and even Impossible sausage crumbles, which a major pizza chain is testing […]

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Are women being pushed into childbirth too soon?

Are women being pushed into childbirth too soon? Doctors say it’s to protect the baby – but the trauma it can cause has left some mothers with lifelong scars A certain amount of anxiety is to be expected for any first-time mother. But shortly after Lea Teahan’s daughter Ivy was born, those natural worries spiralled […]

Kids Health

James Van Der Beek Says Women Suffer Too Much Blame After Miscarriages

James Van Der Beek and his wife Kimberly’s most recent pregnancy announcement didn’t feature a sonogram photo or a decorative letterboard. Instead, the couple shared a family portrait and a somewhat somber reflection on their fertility history: they had experienced three miscarriages throughout their marriage. The message aimed to break down stigmas and erase the […]

Kids Health

Why Don't Breastfeeding Support Groups Support Quitting, Too?

The online breastfeeding community supports you through thrush, nursing strikes, mastitis, I even saw a local community band together to lend a woman a pump part at work. They have tips and tricks, suggestions for positions to try for different issues, there are constant words of encouragement. But what I never seemed to see was much discussion around wanting […]

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How to help when your child weighs too much

(HealthDay)—Seventeen percent of American children and teens are obese and a nearly equal number are overweight, and those who are taunted about their weight tend to gain even more in response, according to a study from the U.S. National Institutes of Health. What’s even worse, excess weight puts youngsters at risk for lifelong health problems. […]