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Johnson & Johnson awards woman $70 million due to ovarian cancer diagnosis linked to their baby powder

Johnson & Johnson awards woman $70 million due to ovarian cancer diagnosis linked to their baby powder

No, you’re not having déjà vu. Johnson & Johnson is once again paying millions of dollars due to an ovarian cancer diagnosis linked to their baby powder. Earlier this year the company was

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NICU nurse dresses heroic preemies in tiny superhero Halloween costumes she crocheted

NICU nurse dresses heroic preemies in tiny superhero Halloween costumes she crocheted

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AAP says parents should share a room with baby to reduce SIDS risk

AAP says parents should share a room with baby to reduce SIDS risk

Think your infant should sleep in her own room? You may want to think instead about making him/her your new roommate to reduce the risk of SIDS. According to a new report released by the American Academy

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Parents can hold babies being treated for jaundice in the SnugLit, a new portable blue light blanket

Parents can hold babies being treated for jaundice in the SnugLit, a new portable blue light blanket

When the nurse placed my newborn son in my arms, I was elated. But due to jaundice (which affects about 60% of babies), my son ended up needing to go in an isolette, which provides high-intensity blue

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American Academy of Pediatrics adjusts screen time rules for kids under the age of 2

American Academy of Pediatrics adjusts screen time rules for kids under the age of 2

The times are a-changing. Screen times, that is. Due to the prevalence of iPads, smart phones, video game systems, and computers, the American Academy of Pediatrics often needs to update their screen

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Study links birth control to depression, especially in teens

Study links birth control to depression, especially in teens

For millions of women around the world, birth control represents reproductive choice, but scientists are becoming concerned about the mental health side effects of contraceptives. A new study published

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12 year-old creates algorithm to stop adverse reactions to prescription medications

12 year-old creates algorithm to stop adverse reactions to prescription medications

Kids these days are really raising the bar on their science and mathematical innovation skills. Recently we told you about an Oregon teen who used fractals to create a bandage that lets medical

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Johnson & Johnson settles $5 million lawsuit over bedtime bath products that claim to help babies go to sleep faster

Johnson & Johnson settles $5 million lawsuit over bedtime bath products that claim to help babies go to sleep faster

Parents of babies who don’t sleep will do just about anything to get their little ones to Snoozeville, but, even in your sleep-deprived, half-zombie state, please be wary of products that promise

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Icelandic politician breastfeeds her baby while addressing parliament during a televised speech

Icelandic politician breastfeeds her baby while addressing parliament during a televised speech

Babies eat and sleep pretty much whenever and wherever they want, which can lead new moms to face some interesting and unexpected breastfeeding moments. For me, it was when I held my nursing newborn in

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America ranks a sad 47th out of 50 countries in terms of children’s aerobic health

America ranks a sad 47th out of 50 countries in terms of children's aerobic health

Despite America’s international reputation of being super competitive in activities ranging from the Olympics to little league, a new study of 1.1 million children around the world found that kids

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Study predicts by 2025, 268 million children worldwide will be overweight or obese

Study predicts by 2025, 268 million children worldwide will be overweight or obese

Although the World Health Organization has urged its member countries to adopt action plans to ensure that there’s zero increase in obesity levels for children ages five to 18 in the next decade, a

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President Obama signs Babies Act to ensure men’s bathrooms have baby changing facilities

President Obama signs Babies Act to ensure men's bathrooms have baby changing facilities

President Barack Obama’s sweet rapport with babies and children has been well-documented. Throughout his presidency, he has always made time to give little ones a high-five or indulge in a little

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Oregon teen invents groundbreaking bandage that alerts doctors when it needs to be changed

Oregon teen invents groundbreaking bandage that alerts doctors when it needs to be changed

It has often been said that “children are the future,” but more and more, we’re inclined to believe in their abilities to change the status quo right now. Case in point is 13 year-old

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FDA warns parents: homeopathic teething tablets and gels could cause seizures

FDA warns parents: homeopathic teething tablets and gels could cause seizures

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning cautioning parents against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels for babies and toddlers. Brands highlighted in the warning

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LEGO and DC Comics unveil new “Super Hero Girls” collection

LEGO and DC Comics unveil new "Super Hero Girls" collection

Superhero LEGO minifigures always get a prime position when it comes to imaginative play, and now they’ll have to share the limelight: DC Comics and LEGO just unveiled a collection of “Super

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Women’s breasts start eating themselves once breastfeeding is over

Women's breasts start eating themselves once breastfeeding is over

After 40 or so weeks of gestation, labor and delivery, and postpartum bodily changes, we thought we knew almost everything about the weird and wonderful functions and capabilities of the female human

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San Diego’s first mother’s milk bank will provide breast milk to the region’s most vulnerable babies

San Diego's first mother's milk bank will provide breast milk to the region's most vulnerable babies

It’s surprising that until now, a state as large as California had only one community breast milk bank. Thankfully, San Diego residents and former UC San Diego students Hannah and Zachary Johnson

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What a child eats the first 1,000 days of their life has a profound impact on their future development

What a child eats the first 1,000 days of their life has a profound impact on their future development

If you haven’t been stressing about your little one’s highly specific eating habits and figure that she’ll just grow out of her picky, white-food-only eating phase, the 1,000 Days

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