Pink Slime in Your Kids Lunch: Will Your School Allow It?

I don't know about you, but I personally wouldn't touch anything affectionately called "pink slime."  If you’ve seen any of the news stories lately, or have been subject to the round of photos on Facebook and Twitter that reference this nasty stuff, then the term immediately conjures up images of heavily processed mutant chickens becoming long, pink globs ....

Human Barbie Mom Grooms Daughter to Be a Barbie-Wannabe Just Like Herself

It starts off sounding like a joke: “Did you ever hear the one about the lady that wanted to look like Barbie so much that she . . . (insert punch line here).” Except it’s not a joke.  A 51 year old England resident, Sarah Burge calls herself a “Human Barbie” and has spent nearly a million dollars for...

Bureaucracy: The Most Dangerous Ingredient in Your Birth Control

The House of Representatives is always a hub for debate, but few are as controversial as the current discussion over contraception coverage. Broaching the sensitive subjects of religion and gender rights, this conversation has all ingredients that make up a heated sociopolitical battle. The issue in question is a national campaign that would allow companies to cut coverage of contraception...

Birth Defects and Number of Drug-Addicted Newborns Are on the Rise

As May 13-19 is National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week, it only seems fitting that we do our part to help raise awareness by sharing with you the many dangers of alcohol and drug abuse on unborn children . . . and the many lasting effects those children suffer upon coming into this world.Some of these...

Magnets and Kids: Not an Attractive Pairing

Attractive Pairing

It’s always great when science and learning can be combined with imagination and enjoyment. But for one such experiment-turned-toy, the hazards can be fatal. These shiny magnetic balls, that have been steadily rising in popularity, can be fashioned into endless shapes and patterns . . . providing your children with hours of fun. And all parents know how important HOURS...

Sleep Problems: A Kid’s Issue Too

Bouts with insomnia