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More Family Time = Greater Happiness, Study Says

Happy Family

A recent British study found that simple things -- such as quality time with your family and a home-cooked meal -- rate high on the happiness scale. But more than half of the respondents said that it's difficult to "lead a balanced life" ....


Bill & Giuliana Rancic Suffered a Miscarriage

Bill and Giuliana Rancic

The trauma will be televised on the new season of their Style Network show, in the hopes that other couples who have experienced this pain will know there's nothing to be ashamed of.


Insurance Companies Dump Kids' Coverage! WTH?!

health insurance form

So much for doing right by this nation's children: When Obama's law barring insurance companies from denying coverage to kids with preexisting conditions goes into effect, some insurance companies will respond by denying children, PERIOD. This latest d-bag move is a total outrage!


'Baby Einstein' Creator Julie Clark on Telling Kids about Cancer

You are the best medicine

Michael Douglas recently sat down with his 10-year-old son, Dylan, and his 7-year-old daughter, Carys, and told them about his cancer diagnosis -- straight up. "Baby Einstein" inventor and writer Julie Clark has been in Douglas' shoes, and she's written a book for parents to help them explain cancer to children.


Kim Clijsters Makes Her Own Baby Food!

Kim Clijsters
We all know the benefits of homemade, organic baby food for our tots, but none of us would go to the trouble of making it from scratch while on a trip. Right? Well, tennis pro Kim Clijsters did. Find out how!


Study: No Need to Wait after a Miscarriage before Trying Again

pregnant woman

If you've recently suffered a miscarriage, you'll be thrilled to hear that you don't need to wait a few months before trying to conceive again. A recent University of Aberdeen study of 30,000 women concluded that conceiving within six months of a miscarriage provides the best shot at a healthy, successful pregnancy.


Babies on Antipsychotics?!

Kyle Warren

A recent New York Times article put forth some disturbing research: Over half a million children and adolescents are on antipsychotic drugs -- drugs that can seriously affect their mental and physical development. And a good number of them don't really need to be on these meds ....


Sick Days Are for Wimps!

sick woman

Remember sick days? You know, when feeling like utter doo-doo meant the main obligation of the day was to mumble a brief message of misery into your boss's voicemail? How I miss those days.