New moms are told that breast is best. But how important is breastfeeding when looking at real world outcomes?
Surveys show most consumers don't know much about GMOs. In this post, we review key terms and common myths about GMOs.
Cheap plastics usually end up in landfills. This post offers simple suggestions on how we can decrease our use of cheap plastic crap and save us some money, too.
This post reviews the risk of talcum powder use, and provides statements from medical groups on the safety of this material.
In this post, we review the basics of genetic testing. There’s a growing number of services that offer testing for children. Many parents are curious about the accuracy of these tests, privacy, and more.
What are Arctic apples and why are the SciMoms excited about them? These apples could reduce food waste and provide other benefits.
In our latest post, Layla reviews the use added hormones in poultry, pork, beef, and dairy. Are these safe? Why are they banned in certain countries? Do they cause early puberty? This post answers all these questions, and more.
Americans spend a lot of money on vitamins. Is that really necessary? We examine one popular product in this post, and provide information about healthy eating.
There are many birth control options. This post describes what an IUD is, how they work, and some reasons they might not be as widely used as they could be.
This post explores the CDC vaccine schedule or CDC immunization schedule. It also outlines problems with the Sears vaccination schedule or alternate vaccine schedule.