Is arsenic in rice safe? Does it cause cancer? Is rice cereal safe for children? These questions are explored in this post.
This post explores the CDC vaccine schedule or CDC immunization schedule. It also outlines problems with the Sears vaccination schedule or alternate vaccine schedule.
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.
This post reviews the risk of talcum powder use, and provides statements from medical groups on the safety of this material.
This post outlines safe, effective options for lice removal.
By Alison Bernstein and Layla Katiraee We were recently asked if there are more autistic children today than in the past. This is a common question, as the claimed increase in the prevalence of autism is used to scare us about many products in our environment, ranging from WiFi to pesticides. In this post, we … Continue reading Ask SciMoms: Are there more cases of autism?
Some teething remedies are not safe. Learn which are best, and which should be avoided, including homeopathic teething remedies and amber necklaces.
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.
SciMoms chats are a series of articles based on our everyday conversations. Today, the SciMoms discussed the continuing trend of pharmaceutical companies closing their neuroscience divisions. Alison is a neuroscientist who studies the role of epigenetics in Parkinson’s disease. Layla is a molecular geneticist who works in the biotech sector. The original conversation has been edited … Continue reading SciMoms Chats: Pfizer closes neuroscience division