Many parents are wary of vaccines due to understandable concerns about our healthcare. However, these concerns should not give parents a blank check to avoid vaccinating. This post explores why.
Be prepared for the summer with a SciMoms guide to sunscreen and sun protection!
"GMOs" have become a stand-in for some very real concerns, but fear, anger, and distrust over "GMOs" distract us from these deeper questions.
In this installment of "Are We Worried," we look at news stories reporting that organic apples offer far more diverse gut bacteria than conventionally-grown apples.
Why do kids get so many shots? Are they necessary? Are they safe? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this post.
This post focuses on the importance of washing produce, recommended methods to wash fruits and vegetables, the safety of food wax, and whether cleaning solutions are needed to wash fruits and vegetables.
Is caffeine safe for children? Does it stunt growth? How much is safe? Learn more in this post.
Several years ago, my youngest broke his leg at a trampoline park while we were on vacation visiting my parents. In the urgent care center across the street, the nurses informed me that such accidents were frequent, with toddlers coming in multiple times a week with broken legs. Given their popularity and the risk associated with … Continue reading (Don’t) Jump Around: A Look at Trampoline Safety
This post outlines Alison's journey from being a mom who worried about toxins in foods and household products, to a mom who was much more comfortable doing groceries and shopping.
In this first installment of "Are We Worried," we talk about how we decided whether or not we're worried about the skull horn study making the rounds.