In this post, we’ll review the science about HPV, recommendations about this vaccination, the controversies, and my personal plans on vaccinating my family.
Some countries do not include the chickenpox vaccine in their schedule. This post explores why.
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.
Surveys show most consumers don't know much about GMOs. In this post, we review key terms and common myths about GMOs.
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.
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.
My kid got his first bike when he was 3. A two wheeler with training wheels. We taught him what to do, helped him balance, encouraged him, and by the time he was four, the training wheels were off. When he was five, we got him a scooter, and there wasn’t much to teach him: … Continue reading My kid wants to start skateboarding. Help!!
Safety as a scientific concept is widely misunderstood. In this post, we’ll explore the concept of safety as defined by the FDA and EPA, and we'll define the concepts of GRAS and minimal risk.
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.