Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Garner, Amy Poehler ... just a few of the celebs that filmed through their pregnancy. But are they putting their unborn baby in harm's way?
Lately, we've been hearing a lot about the benefits of probiotics. Well, what exactly are they -- and how are they going to help me and my kids?
What happens when something once considered a cure all for everything is over-prescribed and used incorrectly? In the case of antibiotics, drug resistant strains of deadly diseases are being created, leave us sicker and -- in some cases -- killing us.
Brushing their teeth is a part of every child's daily routine. But, according to some reports, less than half a tube of toothpaste can be toxic to a child. We had NO idea, so we asked pediatrician Dr. Cara Natterson to give us the bottom line on toothpaste.
Dr. Cara Natterson sets the record straight on fruit drinks.
For most people, sugar is a treat, a pleasure, a temptation. However, we all know that sugar is unhealthy, so we turn to artificial sweeteners instead. Are they safe for kids? Here's the bottom line.
Because of millions of toy recalls due to lead paint, consumers have become increasingly concerned about what effects lead has on the body. Is that Thomas the Tank Engine or old water pipe in your home contaminating your child? Here's the bottom line.
Researchers and consumers alike have become increasingly concerned about what effects the chemicals in plastics have on our bodies. Is that plastic cup or baby bottle contaminating your kid's drink? Here's the bottom line.
Which is more harmful: the risk of infection from an insect bite or the potential health effects of the ingredients that make insecticides work? Here's the bottom line.
The sun gives us daylight, solar energy, and photosynthesis, but it also causes sunburns, aging of the skin, and skin cancer. Sunscreen is the antidote--hailed as the protector against burns, wrinkles, and skin disease. But is it dangerous? Here's the bottom line.
First, we heard soy was good for children. But the second we started giving our kids tofu, we heard it wasn't. What gives? In the second installment of her "Dangerous or Safe?" series, pediatrician Dr. Cara Natterson sets the record straight on soy.
A leading cancer researcher told 3,000 of his faculty and staff to limit their cell phone use. His rationale? That cell phones, with their electromagnetic radiation, may be linked with cancer -- especially in children. Pediatrician Dr. Cara Natterson tells us if cell phones are dangerous or safe -- once and for all.