7 Food Allergy Facts You Need to Know

Our body does a great job at protecting us against foreign substances. We are covered in skin that separates us from the outside world, which sheds periodically to remove germs. We have hairs that...

Mothering Autism: From Initial Concerns to Preschool, and Everything In Between

When I was eighteen years old, my son, Oliver, entered the world. I was three months shy of graduating high school when his existence was uncovered. Flash forward...

New Peanut Recommendations to Reduce Infant Food Allergy

As a new parent, there are so many "Do's" and "Don'ts", it can be mind boggling. Especially when the recommendations trickling down from our pediatricians and medical experts...

Get Over Your Fever Phobia

I admit to having fever phobia. When one of my kid's temperature rises to 101° F, it makes all kinds of nervous. Suddenly I wish my children's skin were...

Update on the Fight Against CA’s SB 277

After several lawsuits were thrown out of court and a San Diego judge denied an injunction on the controversial law, there is one group, A Voice of Choice, that...

Tylenol in Pregnancy and Infancy Linked to Autism

We are women. We are pregnant. We are becoming mothers. All we want is to nurture and raise healthy, thriving babies and children. The Bad News Unfortunately, we live in...

The Vaccine Race Author Gives Identity to WI-38 Cell Line Donor

Not much is known about the women who unwittingly donated embryonic cells to science some 50 years ago, until now that is. Meredith Wadman, author of The Vaccine Race:...

Pregnant Women and Children Should Eat More Fish, Says Everyone

Look. I don't need scientists, doctors or the FDA to twist my arm into ordering shrimp and lobster fajitas the next time I'm out to dinner. But it's...

Flu Shot Only 48% Effective; Are Side Effects Worse?

I don't know if you're a glass half full kind of person, or a glass half empty kind of person, but a vaccine that is 48% effective does...