Are there more cases of cancer today than in the past? Are people dying more often from cancer? What is the incidence of cancer?
SciMomsFebruary 4th is World Cancer Day. This devastating disease affects us all, but there has been a decline in cancer death rates over the years. This statistic can be surprising, so we explored the statistics of cancer in this recently updated post.
We review elderberry syrup, honey, vitamin D, as well as over-the-counter drugs.
SciMomsOur first post of 2020 is all about cold remedies! We look at elderberry syrup, honey, zinc lozenges, echinacea, and vitamin D, as well as over-the-counter drugs. Learn more in our latest post!
In this introduction to e-cigarettes, we answer questions about vaping, who uses e-cigarettes, the chemicals in e-cigarettes, and potential risks.
SciMomsNew guest post!! In the first of a multi-part series on electronic cigarettes and vaping, Dr Rebuli and Dr Dhingra, two experts in the field, introduce us to e-cigarettes, the chemicals found in their formulations, and the risks these pose.
Is it safe to drink coffee while breastfeeding? How much coffee can you drink while breastfeeding? What do various medical organizations recommend?
SciMomsWe recently wrote about caffeine intake for children and received a few questions about caffeine intake while breastfeeding. This new post explores these questions. scimoms.com/coffee-while-b… #coffee #caffeine
Recent news stories say that organic apples have more beneficial microbes. Are we worried about about our families missing out if we don't buy organic? Should we be eating the apple core and seeds to get the benefits of apples?
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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.
SciMomsHey, it's our new monthly segment called "Are We Worried," taking you through our thought process on the latest news about something that could hurt our kids. In the first installment, @ksenapathy talks about the new horn skull study.
We can’t help but judge moms for different choices but a closer look at the history of "healthy food" can help end mom-shaming.
SciMomsWe're all opposed to mom-shaming. Yet we still make snap judgments about the choices we see parents making around us, particularly when it comes to food choices. This post, written by guest writer Dr Kari Nixon, explores why.
What is HPV? What is the HPV vaccine? Should I vaccinate my child for HPV? Is the HPV vaccine safe? What is Gardasil? Is Gardasil dangerous? Is Gardasil safe? Will Gardasil work after infection? Should I vaccinate my son for HPV? Will Gardasil kill...
SciMomsOur post on HPV has been updated to include the recent approval by the FDA for individuals aged 27 through 45 years old. It also includes our comprehensive infographic on HPV and the HPV vaccine.
As summer approaches, learn about the safety of sunscreen and the importance of sun protection.
SciMomsSun protection, including sunscreen, is very important for adults and kids! This new SciMoms article answers whether sunscreen is necessary, whether it is safe for our health and the environment, and what additional measures are needed for sun protection.