This Is Why I NEVER Say ‘Enjoy Every Moment'
At 47 years old, I am keenly aware that time is moving at a rapid rate. Yesterday I was cleaning up diaper blowouts and trying to figure out how to breastfeed. Today I'm buying...
9 hours ago - Scary Mommy
Here's Why Prom Was Such A Big Deal For My Kid
In April, Ben had an appointment with the orthodontist. “The prom is in May.” I focused on merging onto the Mass Pike. I didn't want to jump to any conclusions. “Mrs. Cowles...
9 hours ago - Scary Mommy
Fewer Teens Having Sex, Most Use Birth Control
A new CDC study found a dramatic drop in the number of sexually active U.S. teens, and of those teens, nearly 90 percent used some form of birth control the last time they had sex.
12 hours ago - Web MD
Up to half of transgender teens attempt suicide
Russell Toomey Between 30% and 51% of transgender teenagers have previously attempted suicide, with the highest rates reported for those who identified as transgender male and...
13 hours ago - Healio
Calm Down, Folks - Prom And Homecoming Are Just Dances
One day in the spring of 1993, B.J. Gibbons stopped me in the hall after choir class. “Hey Annie,” he said. “Would you like to be my prom date?” Then I said, “Sure, that would...
17 hours ago - Scary Mommy
Sport Specialization Tied to Injuries in Kids and Teens
New research that looked at children involved in sports has raised a concern about injury risk. When children focus on one sport, rather than playing or participating in a...
22 hours ago - Health Status
When Your Tween Or Teen No Longer Wants You Around
I've seen this popular Facebook post going around about being a lonely mom of older kids. I get that, as my kids are at the point where they don't need or want a babysitter but...
1 day ago - Scary Mommy
FDA Ad Campaign Targets Teen E-Cig 'Epidemic'
Soon-to-be-released data will show increase in teen tobacco use, says Gottlieb
1 day ago - MedPageToday
US Life Expectancy Going Down, With Opioid ODs a Big Factor
The annual report on the health of the nation finds death rates are up for five of the leading 12 causes of death. Teen birth and smoking rates have been cut in half. Medscape...
1 day ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Terminally-ill teen marries childhood sweetheart in Florida hospital
Cancer-stricken Nina Marino,19, tied the knot with Joey Williams, 21, on September 3 in the ICU of St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, Florida.
1 day ago - Daily Mail
The headlines of Master Doctor
It doesn't matter how long you sleep, it's WHEN you go to bed
A new study on sleep patterns suggests that a regular bedtime and wake time are just as important for heart and metabolic health among older adults, Duke researchers found.
First HIV immunotherapy drug proves safe in phase 1 trial
The phase 1 trial is an early but significant milestone for the team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which won a $20 million grant to make their ideas a...
Context before vocabulary: New research shows babies as young as 6 months...
Babies are naturally curious, and their drive to explore the world around them can help them become fast learners. A recent study has even discovered that infants as young as...
High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children
High consumption of gluten pregnant women can increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children. Proteins found in foods rich in gluten such as wheat, rye, and barley can...
Artificial Intelligence can Help Doctors Diagnose Lung Disease Accurately
Artificial intelligence or AI correctly interprets lung function test results and helps pulmonologists diagnose lung disease in patients.
Neuroscientist reveals the five ways you can boost your boring commute
Neuroscientist Dr Liron Jacobson works at Peak Labs in London and has shared five ways you can improve your mind during your commute. And none of them involve scrolling on...
Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection
Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers checked medical records since 1986 to analyse and compare rates of the infection in south east England.
New Study Reports Poor Physical and Mental Health in Rural Borderland...
Poor mental and physical health is seen among American rural borderline communities due to the impact of high stress.
TINY Cancer Detection Tool Proves Effective as Kaposi Sarcoma-associated...
New TINY cancer detection device shows promise as a Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus detector.
New Fatty Acids Can Slow Down an Over Reactive Immune System
New type of fatty acid identified can slow down the overreactive immune system which may lead to potential treatments for the disease