CRISPR is one of the biggest science stories of the decade. It could revolutionize everything from medicine to agriculture. Better read up … Read more about Editing the DNA of Unborn Babies Is Here. What You Need to Know About “CRISPR”
Women have more options, for one. But a new poll also shows that financial insecurity is altering a generation’s choices. In … Read more about Why So Many American Women Are Deciding to Not Have Kids
A 65-year-old American women has a 16% chance of developing Alzheimer's. The Alzheimer's odds of a man at that same age are 9%. This … Read more about Why Does Alzheimer’s Afflict More Women Than Men?
On July 25, 1978 the birth of Louise Joy Brown, the first "test tube baby", changed science and the world forever. We look at the past, … Read more about World’s First IVF Baby Turns 40. What’s Next for Reproductive Help?
I like to talk to writers who are covering topics that are important to women, our health, our bodies, our babies, our rights and so on. A … Read more about 6 Things You Didn’t Know You Were Supposed To Do While Pregnant
This year’s women’s singles draw at Wimbledon featured six moms, including Serena Williams and Evgeniya Rodina. Williams defeated Rodina on … Read more about Female Tennis Stars Paving the Way for Motherhood in Pro Sports
The device, strapped to a pregnant woman’s belly, creates music in response to the baby's kicks and other movements.Mozart composed his … Read more about Babies Can Now Make Music in the Womb! Behold the Womba
An experimental therapy seems to have eradicated cancer in a patient with metastatic breast cancer who had failed every other treatment. The … Read more about A Miracle? Immunotherapy Melts Tumors Away in Terminal Breast Cancer Patient
Way back in the 1990s, Al Franken created one of Saturday Night Live’s classic characters. Stuart Smalley was a non-licensed television … Read more about We All Need an Advocate Who Knows Us Well. Who Better Than Ourselves?
Picture a father playing with his two-year-old son in a hotel swimming pool. The little boy is ecstatic as he is alternately dipped in the … Read more about How to Keep Your Kids Safe at the Beach and in the Pool
Dud or Stud: Trying to become a dad? Avoid ‘Dad Bod’ and Maybe Help Avoid Some Male Fertility Issues
Father's Day is a wonderful time to celebrate the dads of the world, but it's also a good time to talk about men who are trying to become … Read more about Dud or Stud: Trying to become a dad? Avoid ‘Dad Bod’ and Maybe Help Avoid Some Male Fertility Issues
Dads really do live by their own set of rules. They are goofy, sometimes they don’t think through life’s big moments, and they are loving. … Read more about Awesome “Dad Fails” Worthy of Absolute Admiration on Father’s Day
It’s about time the American Cancer Society finally made this change. It's long overdue and will save a lot of lives if people follow this … Read more about Colorectal Cancer Screenings Should Now Start at Age 45 (new guidelines)
Before the mid-1990s, infants traveling in automobiles were usually strapped into car seats located in the front passenger seat. While no … Read more about Children Are Still Needlessly Dying in Hot Cars. Know the Signs of Heatstroke
Imagine the serenely peaceful image of a sleeping mother curled protectively around her infant while the baby nurses. Odd as it may seem, … Read more about Is Sleeping with Your Baby Dangerous? I Believe So.
First, some bad news: Infants can’t get a flu vaccination until they’re six months old Before the age of six months old, baby bodies have … Read more about How Pregnant Women Can Now Protect Their Newborns Against the Flu