Health & Wellness

Gun Safety
ByMaggie Clancy

New Shocking CDC Study Reveals How Often Teens Carry Guns

The study shows that gun carrying was more likely among youth who have experienced violence, suicidal thoughts, or substance abuse — especially boys.

A Mother's Lullaby
ByLeigh Blickley

If You Sing To Your Baby, You Could Be Helping Them Develop Life Skills

According to studies, infant-directed singing helps babies learn self-regulation, which allows them to later navigate social situations.

Reproductive Justice
ByMaggie Clancy

Indiana Becomes 1st State To Pass An Abortion Ban Post-Roe v. Wade

The new ban takes effect September 15th and bans abortions with few exceptions.

mama bear
BySarah Aswell

Mom Of Sandy Hook Victim Has Powerful Words For Alex Jones

Scarlett Lewis, who lost her 6-year-old son Jesse in the mass shooting, delivered a powerful message to the conspiracy theorist.

Child Safety
ByMaggie Clancy

Congress Passes Reese’s Law To Keep Children Safer From Battery Ingestion

The new child safety legislation is named after an 18-month-old who died after swallowing a button battery.

Not Okay
ByMaggie Clancy

Melanie Lynskey Was Body-Shamed While Filming ‘Coyote Ugly’

"The feedback was constantly like, “You’re not beautiful. You’re not beautiful,'” the 'Yellowjackets' star revealed in a new interview.

be on the lookout
BySarah Aswell

Study Shows Anti-Vaxx Influencers Target Three Types Of Moms

A new study has found that anti-vaccination misinformation is more coordinated and sinister than you might think.

her body, her choice
ByKatie Garrity

Historically Red Kansas Votes To Protect Their Constitutional Abortion Rights

And it wasn’t even close.

The Importance Of Zzzs
ByLeigh Blickley

New Study Shows How Crucial Sleep Is To The Mental Health Of Children

The data comes from the University of Maryland's School of Medicine, which analyzed the effects sleep has on elementary school-age kids.

to each their own leash
BySarah Aswell

Dad Leashes His 5-Year-Old Quintuplets And The Internet Has Words For Him

Instagram dad Jordan Driskell posted a video of 'walking' his five kids on leashes and immediately got shamed for his parenting choices.

Parechovirus Update
ByMaggie Clancy

23 Infants In Tennessee Have Been Hospitalized For Parechovirus

The CDC just found an "unusually large" cluster of infants in Tennessee infected with the virus, which can be deadly for infants under the age of 3 months.

Recall Alert
ByMaggie Clancy

Banana Boat Recalls Spray Sunscreen With Traces Of Carcinogen Benzene

The popular sunscreen brand has recalled batches of its Hair & Scalp sunscreen spray that contains trace levels of a chemical carcinogen.

Pivot and move forward
ByKrystal Martinez

Beyoncé Will Remove Ableist Slur From Her New Record

The singer follows the lead of fellow superstar Lizzo, who removed the same word from a new song last month.

Uvalde Update
ByMaggie Clancy

10-Year-Old Mayah Zamora Is The Last Uvalde Victim Discharged From Hospital

Sixty-six days after the deadly shooting, the last victim hospitalized in the Robb Elementary massacre is going home.

Relief Is In Reach
ByDeirdre Kaye

Why A Spine Surgeon Says Your Butt Is The Key To Healing Back Pain

Back pain is a real pain in the ass, as it were.

Need To Know Info
ByDeirdre Kaye

Why Is Period Tracking Such A Hot Button Topic Post-Roe V. Wade?

What to know about reproductive surveillance risks and how to track your cycle.