Customized drug interaction alerts address alert fatigue, protect patients

For anyone who regularly uses a computer, the experience of clicking through multipage user agreements is a shared frustration. Being bombarded with too much information can lead to people ignoring vital material. Clinicians who use electronic health records can experience similar problems with drug interaction alerts. Now, investigators at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have developed a method for customizing […]

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Babies with healthier diets are more active and sleep better—new findings

Physical activity is important at all stages of life. It prevents obesity, improves well-being and reduces the risk of many chronic conditions, such as heart disease, arthritis and diabetes. Evidence shows that being active at a young age tracks into adulthood, and that physical activity behaviours adopted when young are likely to carry through life. And now our study of […]

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How can a single mother secure her child’s future? Follow these tips

With these investment options, a single parent will be able to create a dedicated pool of money to meet their child’s requirements, besides a reasonable sum to fall back on during an emergency. By Priti Rathi Gupta A woman, who dons the avatar of a mother, can feel quite overwhelmed as she balances multiple responsibilities, particularly as a single parent. […]

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Coparenting With a Woman Who Had Sex With My Husband Is Weird

When I fell in love with a man who was divorced with two kids, I thought, “I’ve got this.” At that time, I had been single and dating in New York City for a while, and anyone who has experienced that level of competition knows that other challenges in life pale in comparison. But it’s all been much harder — and much more fulfilling […]

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This Father & Son 'Frozen' Dance in Dresses is Epic

Watch out, Arendelle. This viral video has the power to thaw anything — even the most frozen of hearts. A Norwegian father and his four-year-old son have become a smash hit online for their costumed, Frozen-inspired father-son living room music video. In the video, the two — Ørjan Burøe and his son Dexter — are sporting matching ice-blue Elsa frocks as they […]

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The Easiest Way to Brush Off Unsolicited Parenting Advice

I’d heard of “mommy wars” before I became a parent, but I can’t say I fully understood until now. Pre-parenthood, I remember thinking that parents should simply raise their children the way that they want (barring abuse, of course) and mind their own business about what other parents do. Now that I am a mom, although I still think this […]

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Meghan Markle Shares Big News About Her Baby's Due Date

Nothing gets people talking quite like a royal baby; the mystery, magnificence and prestige surrounding the birth of a new aristocrat is exciting. And Meghan Markle’s pregnancy is no different. Many are following the new Duchess of Sussex’s every move. But it seems we have good reason: Meghan recently revealed her due date is close, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. […]

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