Sep

28

2019
Georgia Professor Holds Student's Baby, A Life Lesson Bundled On Her Back

Georgia Professor Holds Student's Baby, A Life Lesson Bundled On Her Back

my mom is my role model. her student couldn’t find a babysitter today & being the true African mother that she is, taught a THREE hour class with the baby on her back & fed him. I’m so blessed to be raised by a woman who loves the world as much as her own children. pic.twitter.com/6yuynJhuPw — Annadote 💊 (@AnnaKhadejah) September 20, 2019 When a…

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Sep

28

2019

Georgia Professor Holds Student's Baby, A Life Lesson Bundled On Her Back

my mom is my role model. her student couldn’t find a babysitter today & being the true African mother that she is, taught a THREE hour class with the baby on her back & fed him. I’m so blessed to be raised by a woman who loves the world as much as her own children. pic.twitter.com/6yuynJhuPw — Annadote 💊 (@AnnaKhadejah) September 20, 2019 When a…

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Sep

27

2019
Want to Avoid Babies on Flights? Japan Airlines Offers a Seating Map

Want to Avoid Babies on Flights? Japan Airlines Offers a Seating Map

Airlines often go (a little) out of their way to help parents with young children, offering them fruit juice, toys and baby seats. Now, a special accommodation may benefit another class of fussy traveler (usually less tearful, but no stranger to tantrums): people who are annoyed by babies. Or at least that’s the case on Japan Airlines, which has introduced a feature on its website…

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Sep

26

2019
The Gift of the Missing Men

The Gift of the Missing Men

I am the daughter of a “holiday man,” a term my grandmother used to describe three generations of our family’s absentee fathers who, like clockwork, would return around Christmas before disappearing again to whereabouts unknown. Back when I was coming-of-age and grappling with the absence of my own father, my grandfather, a former holiday man, was trying to pay his penance. Unknown to his second…

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Sep

25

2019
Prehistoric Babies Drank Animal Milk From A Bottle

Prehistoric Babies Drank Animal Milk From A Bottle

Enlarge this image A selection of small feeding vessels dating back to the late Bronze Age and early Iron Age. Researchers now say vessels like these were used as a prehistoric baby bottles. Katharina Rebay-Salisbury hide caption toggle caption Katharina Rebay-Salisbury Breast or bottle? Apparently, parents of infants have been pondering these options for thousands of years. So suggests a new study released Wednesday in…

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Sep

25

2019
Prehistoric Parents Used Baby Bottles Made of Pottery

Prehistoric Parents Used Baby Bottles Made of Pottery

As long as 7,000 years ago, Stone Age farmers in Central Europe were making and using small pottery bottles or cups with spouts. Ancient baby bottles? So it seemed — although they could have been used to nurse the sick. As the Stone Age gave way to the Bronze and Iron ages, the vessels were more widely used, and some took on the shapes of…

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Sep

24

2019
If E-Cigs Were Romaine Lettuce, They'd Be Off The Shelf, Vaper's Mom Tells Congress

If E-Cigs Were Romaine Lettuce, They'd Be Off The Shelf, Vaper's Mom Tells Congress

Enlarge this image Ruby Johnson, whose daughter was recently hospitalized with a respiratory illness from vaping, testified before a House Oversight subcommittee hearing on lung disease and e-cigarettes on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP A top official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned federal lawmakers Tuesday that a new generation of e-cigarettes now on the market…

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Sep

23

2019

Context may explain why dads are happier and less stressed than moms

Dads are often happier, less stressed and less tired than moms when taking care of kids, and researchers say these differences may come down to how and when childcare activities are split between parents. In a study led by Penn State, researchers looked at childcare through the lens of a “care context.” Going beyond measuring how much time mothers and fathers spend taking care of…

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Sep

23

2019
How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States

How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States

The question is often whispered, the questioners sheepish. But increasingly, parents at the Central Park playground where Dr. Elizabeth A. Comen takes her young children have been asking her: “Do you vaccinate your kids?” Dr. Comen, an oncologist who has treated patients for cancers related to the human papillomavirus that a vaccine can now prevent, replies emphatically: Absolutely. She never imagined she would be getting…

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Sep

23

2019
Allergists Debate Anticipated FDA Approval Of A Peanut Allergy Drug

Allergists Debate Anticipated FDA Approval Of A Peanut Allergy Drug

Enlarge this image Palforzia, a new drug to treat peanut allergies, is expected to get FDA approval. The main ingredient of the drug is peanut flour. Marco Livolsi/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Marco Livolsi/EyeEm/Getty Images A panel of experts earlier this month recommended that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approve a new drug for children and teens with peanut allergies. The drug, called…

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