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Women Who Have Kids in Their 30s May Live Longer, Study Finds

If you’re a child-free woman, you may have heard the (obnoxious) warning that women’s fertility plummets in their 30s, despite the fact that this can happen for men too and many women start families in their 30s, 40s, and even ...

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How Much Does It Really Matter If You Have Kids After 35?

You’ve heard it before: You should try to have your babies before you turn 35. But between building your career, living your life, and, oh yeah, trying to find the right partner, it can be pretty difficult—especially if you want ...

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Car seat laws for older kids have limited impact

Laws that require increasingly older kids to sit in car safety seats appear to have limited impact, new research has found. The same parents who already were buckling up kids appear most likely to switch to safety seats, leaving the ...

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Two New Studies Make the Case for Feeding Kids Cow’s Milk and Eggs

Feeding eggs to children as young as six months can help them grow and reduce stunting, according to a study published today in Pediatrics. What’s more, giving kids eggs at such a young age did not seem to increase the ...

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Stress-mitigation interventions for parents did not lessen symptoms among kids with asthma

The patient-centered study’s premise was straightforward: Since there is a definite link between parents’ psychosocial stress levels and asthma suffered by inner city kids, if you provide stressed-out parents effective coping skills, would kids take their medicines more regularly and ...

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Pet dogs help kids feel less stressed

Pet dogs provide valuable social support for kids when they’re stressed, according to a study by researchers from the University of Florida, who were among the first to document stress-buffering effects of pets for children. Darlene Kertes and colleagues tested ...

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Take These 9 Vacations Before You Have Kids

By Erika Owen, Travel + Leisure Adventure travel and babies—or even toddlers—don’t exactly go hand in hand. Parents of young children may also find that it’s difficult to fully indulge in a relaxation vacation, unless you take turns parenting with ...

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Brain signals after a meal respond to food pictures more in obese than lean kids

Brain signals that should help tell us we are full after eating appear to be dulled in obese children, according to preliminary results of a new study being presented Monday at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society’s 99th annual meeting in ...

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5 Indisputable Facts About Transgender Kids

Yesterday, President Donald Trump reversed the Obama administration’s 2016 directive for public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity. The controversial subject has divided many parents and lawmakers. But one group against the latest guidelines is the American ...

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Angelina Jolie and Her Kids Eat Bugs. Here's Why That's Not a Bad Idea

Curious about Angelina Jolie’s snack preferences? We now know bugs are on the list. (Yep, you read that right.) In a segment that aired on BBC News this week, the Oscar-winning actress and her children noshed on tarantulas and scorpions while they ...

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