Health and Science News for Parents
Dec
29

What Doesn’t Kill You Really DOES Make You Stronger

written by Tara Haelle

It’s official: hurricanes and grief are good for you. Just kidding – but there is a silver lining to all those tough experiences and tragedies we have to reckon with in life. They build up our resilience and can help us cope with pain and other traumatic experiences, according to a study called “Resilience: A […]

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Dec
29

Breastfeeding May Help Reduce Likelihood of Obesity in Children

written by Tara Haelle

A long-term Danish study of 330 children has shed light on how breastfeeding affects a child’s growth pattern. Although researchers have known for a while that breastfed children grow more slowly than formula-fed children, this study has shown that breastfeeding actually lowers the levels of growth hormones IGF-I and insulin in the blood.  The more […]

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Dec
28

Daily Rx Round-up: Articles Relevant to Pregnancy

written by Tara Haelle

Once or twice a week, I’ll post a round-up of articles worth checking out on DailyRx.com. I write for DailyRx, so there’s no pretension here that I’m directly you to a site from a completely objective point of view. However, I’m only including articles that I think are worth reading because of their relevance to […]

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Dec
27

Strong Evidence Building for Link Between Acetaminophen and Asthma Incidence

written by Tara Haelle

I was disheartened to read this story in the New York Times about the growing body of evidence linking acetaminophen (Tylenol) to the development of asthma. Rates of asthma have been increasing over the past three decades, stumping researchers and medical professionals. Some continue to perpetuate the myth that vaccines can cause asthma despite tons […]

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Dec
25

Welcome to Red Wine & Apple Sauce!

written by Tara Haelle

Thanks for checking out this new blog. I’ll be posting health and science news that’s relevant to parenting and raising children. Much of it will be mom-centric, though I hope to make it worthwhile for dads too! If you have a news item you’d like to submit, please email it to tara @ redwineandapplesauce.com. Because […]

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