There is no denying the damage the sun can do to your skin if left unprotected on a hot day, but that fact – it appears – is being lost on the younger generation. A new report studying the use of sunscreen by teenagers shows that the number of teens using sunscreen in the US decreased by 12 percent in the last decade.
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Atula is a writer, traveler and a nature-lover. She is also mom to a boy who seems to have inherited all her creative genes. When Atula is not busy making up stories with her son, she writes for numerous magazines, websites and blogs. She is also working on her site on endangered species called indiasendangered.com.
Kantabai Thakre, a 60 year old woman from India, was unaware of what was causing her stomach pain. She visited doctors thinking it was possibly a cancerous tumor but what they found was a shock to everyone!
David Fredrickson was driving on the I-10 Freeway in Gulfport, Mississippi on August 11th when he saw a car going in the wrong direction. A moment later it collided with another small truck’s gas tank, and immediately went up in flames. Without panicking the trucker rushed to help and saved a woman and a baby trapped inside.
From the moment babies can hold the pencil, their scribbling on a piece of paper is a source of endless hours of fun for them. But now scientists believe that the crisscross patterns they draw or the more artistic impressions of things they see is a good indicator of how intelligent a child will be as a teenager.
Human brains grow the fastest after birth and within three months a baby’s brain may be half the size of an adult, finds a new research conducted by scientists at the University of California.
It was a moment of incredible panic for a mom when she found her baby in the buggy at a tube station rolling towards the tracks ready to hit an incoming train.
A mother and a baby boy inside her womb were hit by Syrian regime air raids on Sunday. According to the news reports and a video broadcasted from the city of Raqa in northeastern Syria, the mother was immediately operated upon, and the baby resuscitated.
Becoming mom at a later age is often termed as risky for mother and child. But a new research brings positive news for those opting for motherhood in their 40s saying that their babies have better physical and emotional health than babies born to women in their 20s.
It’s a story that was revealed by a reporter while doing a news piece on the Thai surrogacy industry. A young mother carries a baby telling the reporter the baby is not well but she cares for him because he was left behind by his adoptive parents chose to only take home his twin sister.
For one couple concerned about a child locked in a hot car, the incident turned even more nightmarish when the mother let out her anger on them, when she ran them down with her car.
A two year old was inches away from passing trains when her stroller rolled on to the subway tracks on Monday. Luckily for the baby girl a maintenance worker and her mother acted quickly to save her life.
With ever increasing cases of children being left in hot cars, many States are coming up with specific laws that address the issue. But Arizona that has the nation’s highest rate of death rates of children is yet to be among the 19 states that are bringing in these laws.
56 year-old Sallie Brown was enjoying her role of a wife, and a grandmother of three when last May she found out that she was pregnant. The surprise was double fold when doctors put her unusual weight gain not just to pregnancy but the fact that she is carrying twins!
It is a story of a tragic loss and a miraculous birth. An Alaskan woman Jessie Ayagalria gave birth to a baby named Faith on Tuesday, before her family took her off life support. Jessie had been without any brain activity for the past six months after she unexpectedly suffered a seizure and went into cardiac arrest.