‘Goth’ Teens Really Are More Likely to Be Depressed

The dark look associated with Goths may not be all show: Teens in this subculture appear more prone to depression and self-harm than their peers, researchers report.

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How Sharing Child Care Duties Helps Your Sex Life

Couples who share the responsibilities of child care end up feeling more satisfied with both their sex lives and their overall relationship, new research suggests.

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Head Lice in 25 States Are Now Resistant to Treatment

A large number of lice populations have gene mutations that may make it resistant to over-the-counter treatments

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Why This Breastfeeding Photo Is Causing So Much Controversy

A Pennsylvania mother sparked a fiery debate online recently after she shared a photo of herself nursing her son and her best friend’s child on Facebook.

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3 Companies That Are Getting It Right for Breastfeeding Moms

Our hat is off to these three large companies, which have instituted pro-breastfeeding policies for their employees or customers and are setting a great example for others in the process.

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Does Fatherhood When Young Boost Odds of Dying in Middle Age?

A new study reports that Finnish men who became fathers before age 25 were more likely to die in middle age. The findings raise questions about whether the stress of early parenthood had an especially strong impact on these men.

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5 Things About Miscarriages You Probably Don’t Know

Last Friday, Mark Zuckerberg announced (on Facebook of course) that he and his wife Priscilla Chan are expecting a baby girl. In the emotional and public post, the CEO also disclosed that Chan had three miscarriages while the couple was trying to conceive.

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The Sad Beauty Trend New Moms Don’t Need

After a workout, when you’re sick, when you’ve just had a baby: There are certain times in life when nobody’s expecting you to look picture perfect.

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The Surprising Health Risks of Being a Very Picky Eater

A kid who is a seriously “picky eater” is also likely to struggle with emotional problems like anxiety and depression, new research suggests.

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IKEA Giving Away Free Repair Kits After Two Children Died From Tipped-Over Dressers

The affordable home-goods mecca Ikea is introducing a potentially life-saving repair program after two children died last year from being smashed beneath toppled sets of the company’s MALM dresser drawers.

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