Behavior problems may be explained by serotonin and bacteria in the bowels.
Good advice from someone who is terrible at dating
A reinvention of "flesh-colored"
Where there's a uterus, there's a way?
Understanding the case of an intersex child whose adoptive parents claim was robbed of his genitals, and of the right to decide what should happen to his body
Societal changes that help working mothers would be much more effective -- and much less expensive -- than telling women to postpone procreation.
At 18 months, babies who had come into repeated contact with their parents' saliva were 12 percent less likely to have asthma and 37 percent less likely to develop eczema.
People were 20 percent more likely to choose DNR if it was phrased as "allowing natural death;" 25 percent if they were told it's what most other people choose.
Take it easy, be happy alone.
Nine and fourteen-month-olds prefer "individuals who treat similar others well and dissimilar others poorly."
Thomas Jefferson pushed his daughter to succeed, while Abigal Adams cautioned her son against failure. What's a better incentive?
A storied American pediatrician's international travels took him to Japan, where he worked with a population that never experienced postpartum depression -- possibly because new mothers regressed to babyhood for one month.
Children's book images, NSFW? NSFGFG (German First-Graders)?
The American Academy of Pediatrics said today that it respects the decision of women to give birth at home -- on the following conditions.
Looking at how quickly different animals and even invidual cells die when they're isolated from others seems tell us something about the importance of social ties.
Major medical journal takes on the eat-cinnamon-feel-terrible meme very late in the game; awareness and mystique of proscribed act heightened
As with soda, demanding that all mechanisms of harm be completely understood before regulations are put in place is frightening.
The curious history told in 19th and early 20th century mothering advice books is a mix of unreasonable demands and unfounded claims. At the same time, though, one can see how it made sense.
Bob Barker is a prophet.
"The richest children were more possessive."