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.
Do popular food mantras help us make healthy choices about our food? Registed Dietitian Danielle Penick explains why it's more complicated than that.
SciMomsDo popular food mantras like "if you can't pronounce it, don't eat it" help us make healthy choices? Dietitian @DaniellePenick has answers in this guest post for @scimoms
SciMomsDo catch-phrases such as "natural is better" translate to healthier choices? What about mantras such as "avoid the center aisles of the grocery store"? Learn more in our latest post, written by registered dietitian Danielle Penick: scimoms.com/food-mantras/pic.twitter.com/3LARYWeIUR
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SciMomsThere's a shortage of accurate vaccine pictures to use in news, blogs, social media, & more. Do you have images to share? Consider uploading them to Pixabay (or similar royalty free sites) which have broken needles, ungloved hands, & other poor choices. pixabay.compic.twitter.com/zWDSkI9wUw
It can be awkward to have conversations about vaccines. But they are important conversations to have, said MSU researcher Alison Bernstein
SciMomsWhen Alison @mommyphd2 Bernstein's kids were infants, she required family members to have a Tdap booster and a flu shot. She spoke with @LSJNews about how to talk to other parents about vaccines.
It’s a commonplace occurrence: When a baby is done eating, their mom or dad places them over their shoulder and pats their back to get them to burp. It turns out that this familiar routine is probably useless. The theory behind the practice is that...