Breast-Feeding Could Save Lives and Money, Research Finds

Breast milk could help prevent diabetes. Credit: Getty Images
If women breast-fed their babies for the first six months of life, more than 900 infant deaths would be prevented and the United States would save $13 billion dollars annually, accor...

Parents, School Fight Over Gym Class For Student With Diabetes

Jack McLaughlin, 11, who has diabetes, needs gym class every morning to stay healthy, his parents say. Credit: Clem Murray, Philadelphia Inquirer / MCT
Students at Lionville Middle School in Exton, Pa. have morning gym class two out of every six ...

Big Butts a Sign of Good Health!

Ladies, when you look at yourself in the mirror, what kind of fruit do you see? Is your body shaped more like an apple or a pear? If you tend to carry fat through your hips and thighs, you are a pear. You are also in luck! What's so lucky about being...

Linea negra

Pop Sugar recently polled readers about getting linea negra, the condition many pregnant women get wherein a dark , vertical line appears on their swollen baby bellies from their pubic area up to their belly buttons (and sometimes beyond). I woul...

Lowering diabetes risk in youth

Hundreds of sixth graders in 42 middle schools will begin taking part in a study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The HEALTHY study will determine if changes in school food services and physical education classes, along with acti...


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