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Your toddler’s fussy eating habits are largely due to genetics, not your failings as a parent

Your toddler's fussy eating habits are largely due to genetics, not your failings as a parent

The results of a new study of more than 1,900 sets of toddler twins may make you feel better about your own child’s picky eating habits: genetics were to blame for 46% of instances of food

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Translucent sculpture of a young girl tackles issues of identity in the digital age & the effects of climate change

Translucent sculpture of a young girl tackles issues of identity in the digital age & the effects of climate change

As if the coastal walk from Bondi Beach to Tamarama Beach in Australia wasn’t picturesque enough, more than 100 sculptures by artists from around the world have been adding to the area’s

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AAP warns that discussing weight & dieting can increase the likelihood of adolescent obesity and eating disorders

AAP warns that discussing weight & dieting can increase the likelihood of adolescent obesity and eating disorders

Anyone who has ever had a weight issue or had a family member or friend with a weight issue knows that it’s a touchy subject. Well-intentioned talk and suggestions from others don’t always

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Finland will become the world’s first country to get rid of all traditional school subjects

Finland will become the world's first country to get rid of all traditional school subjects

Despite the fact that Finland consistently ranks as one of the highest-scoring countries in international assessments and has been lauded for its “free and fair” educational mentality, the

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Resources to help your family promote tolerance and kindness in the aftermath of the election

Resources to help your family promote tolerance and kindness in the aftermath of the election

Whether the candidate you were rooting for won or not, we can all agree this was an unpleasant election filled with barbs and plenty of vitriol that has left a nation struggling to unite and find common

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Pregnant zookeeper tracks her baby’s growth using wild animals

Pregnant zookeeper tracks her baby's growth using wild animals

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World Health Organization issues new health care guidelines for pregnant women

World Health Organization issues new health care guidelines for pregnant women

If you’ve got a bun in the oven, get prepared to make more frequent visits to your doctor: the World Health Organization is recommending that pregnant women have eight prenatal visits with their

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Preterm birth rate in The United States rises for the first time in eight years

Preterm birth rate in The United States rises for the first time in eight years

Preterm birth rates in the United States rose slightly for the first time in the past eight years to 9.63% — and the more disturbing trend is widening disparities between races and ethnicities. The

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New, more accurate world map wins prestigious design award in Japan

New, more accurate world map wins prestigious design award in Japan

The map that we studiously memorized during grade school was actually based on a cartographer’s projections from 1569, so we were well overdue for an update. The AuthaGraph World Map by Hajime

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UK Toys R Us stores will offer quiet shopping hour for children with autism

UK Toys R Us stores will offer quiet shopping hour for children with autism

The United Kingdom has one of the highest rates of autism in the world, and retailers and companies are trying to better serve the families affected by this complex developmental disorder. For the third

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The search for effective and safe male contraception continues with two new studies

The search for effective and safe male contraception continues with two new studies

Thanks to a medical breakthrough, remembering to take birth control may now be on men’s To-Do lists. Scientists at the University of Wolverhampton believe they have found a way to stop sperm in

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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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