Abortion restrictions rose after the 2010 mid-term elections. Pro-ife advocates sought to restrict abortions in many states. This is adversely affecting low-income women.
A new study found that health disparities exist due to residential location more so than racial background.
A new study reported that parental behaviors can greatly increase an infant's future risk of obesity.
Researchers reported that increasing the cost of cigarettes and promoting smoke-free homes can reduce tobacco consumption.
Researchers found that interventions on children's TV and sleeping routines can help them reduce their BMI.
In a new study, researchers found that pregnant women who suffer from chronic stress have biological changes that leads to the dysregulation of the stress hormone, cortisol.
Two NYC hospitals will start the Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program, which aims to give better access to fresh produce for low-income families at risk of obesity.
Researchers report that the crack babies scare of the 1980s was overblown and dramatized by media.
A new study suggests that low-income teenagers who have supportive role models and engage in adaptive strategies have lower levels of a marker for cardiovascular risk when compared to low-income teens who do not have such resources. The background of the study established that low-income teens are more prone to chronic diseases, basically because of their pessimistic view of life and future.The study was conducted by researchers at Northwestern University and the University of British Columbia.
If you are shopping around for a dentist, you are probably looking for someone who takes your insurance, has a great online reputation and a good standing with the Board of Dental Examiners. However, if you have a family you might be inclined to look for separate dentists for you and your kids. You may want to consider going to a family dentist. In addition to saving you time, a family dentist’s office can keep a history of your brood’s dental records in one place. A family dentist will also be able to provide many different services, so you will not have to run around from clinic to clinic when you have a problem with your teeth. Children will be able to see their parents getting treatment in the same office in which they will be treated. You and your kids will get to know the staff and feel comfortable with them.