Nutrient Needs in Pregnancy

What you need, what you don’t, what we don’t know

by Tara Haelle


Plain Talk About Pacifiers

On breastfeeding, ear infections, SIDS and jaw development

by Tara Haelle

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Picking a Pediatrician

Planning ahead can help you find the right doctor for your family

by Tara Haelle

I Am Mental Illness

The gift of depression and mood disorder

What do you do when your illness feeds your success?

by Sarah Boon

Not knowing

There will be a next time, another severe and major depression. 

by Nobody


Depressing genes

Can depression be a matter of genetic fate?

by Siobhan Mitchell



Getting To Know Myself Through DNA Testing

The undiscovered countries lying within our cells

by Patricia Valoy


Ladies? It gets better

Emily Graslie promises.

by Emily Willingham

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Leave no vagina behind

Painful intercourse after menopause has solutions

by Tara Haelle

Women In Science

Notable Scientists: Those Overlooked

Five women in the history of science who have been overlooked
Written by Adrienne M. Roehrich, Chemistry Editor

The great experimental physicist Chien-Shiung Wu in 1958. [Credit: Smithsonian Institution]

Madame Wu and the backward universe

Physics isn’t (quite) the same in a mirror
by Matthew R. Francis

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Role model scientists inspire the next generation.
by Adrienne M. Roehrich.

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