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In Pursuit of Persistence

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

What factors influence our drive to persist? Perhaps instead of encouragement along the way, we're exposed to criticism that inhibits our progress. By contrast, an appreciative audience can spur us on like a favorable tail wind.

Should the AAP Sleep Alone?

Melissa Bartick | Posted 06.14.2014 | Parents
Melissa Bartick

Some public health messages everyone can agree with: Never drink and drive. Always put your infant in a car seat. Other public health messages seem to ask us to do the impossible: Teenagers must never have sex. Mothers must never share a bed with their infants.

Social Security for the Life-Cycle

Alan A. Aja | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics
Alan A. Aja

While we applaud Senator Warren and Paul Krugman for their unequivocal stance not to cut but to expand the benefits of social security, we believe we can be much bolder.

Need Ideas For Baby's Halloween Costume?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.08.2013 | Parents

Babies look cute no matter what you put them in, and Halloween takes that idea to a whole new level. Babies dressed as Yoda, a pirate, a monkey and mo...

The Best Car Seat For Your Baby, Inside and Out

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 05.06.2013 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Parents are realizing that just keeping their children safe in a crash isn't the end-all, be-all of car seats. We also need to think about the long-term implications of exposing our kids to the toxic chemicals the seats can be made with.

Fumigating? Four Easy Steps to Take Before You Tent

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Chances are, at least one house in your 'hood is being treated for termites right now. And despite the festive clown-and-circus themed tent, the chemicals that go into the fumigation process simply aren't funny.

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Teen Mom Accused Of Poisoning Baby

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.13.2012 | Crime

A teenage mother in Massachusetts has been arrested for allegedly poisoning the infant son of another juvenile mother, police said. The infant boy,...

Fran Drescher's Breastfeeding Battle

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 12.01.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Fran Drescher courted controversy last week during a radio interview in which she said that breastfeeding "poisons" infants and recommended that nursing mothers get their breast milk tested for toxins.

SUBMIT: 9 Months In Pictures: Share Your Favorite Pregnancy Pics (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.18.2012 | Impact

Everyone loves a baby, and it's easy to see why. The miracle of life starts with its own set of miracles when it comes to a pregnant woman's body. ...

Shocking New Developments In Case Of SF Professor Who Made Pornography With Infant

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.03.2012 | San Francisco

Recent weeks have seen a number of shocking developments in the case of convicted rapist Kenneth Kyle and Tessa Vanvlerah, the St. Louis-area woman wh...

After Parents Arrested For Abuse, Daughter Reveals Shocking Secret: Police

AP | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS and JEANNIE NUSS | Posted 01.06.2012 | Crime

By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS and JEANNIE NUSS, Associated Press TULSA, Okla. -- Investigators plan to scour a vast patch of land in rural eastern Oklaho...

Baby Doll Saves Family From Burning House

Posted 12.26.2011 | Weird News

Caring for an infant doll is a timeless piece of high school curriculum, like dissecting a frog or running the mile. And while the assignment is frequ...

Training A Dog To Live With A Baby, from Cesar Millan

Posted 12.05.2011 | Women

Cesar Millan gives advice for approaching the sometimes difficult task of training your dog to live with your newborn. if(typeof AOLVP_cfg==='un...

Pregnant Woman Pregnant Again (VIDEO): Julia Grovenburg's Medical Shock

Huffington Post | Michael Macher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

***UPDATE 9/28/09*** The couple was interviewed about their experience this morning on the "Today Show." WATCH: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, W...