Posts From September, 2012

Study Shows Parents Can Let Babies Cry It Out At Bedtime Without Risk Of Harm

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September 27, 2012

Sleep-training a crying baby isn't easy, and few parenting decisions are as difficult and controversial as the choice parents make about how to get their babies to fall--and stay--asleep. However, a new study suggesting there are no long-term emotional or psychological conseqences linked to two popular sleep training methods may have parents resting a bit ... read more


U.S. Medical Advisors Say Ovarian Cancer Screening For Healthy Women May Cause More Harm Than Good

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September 15, 2012

Healthy women should not be routinely screened for ovarian cancer because it won't reduce their risk of dying from the disease, and may even put them at increased risk for unnecessary harm, such as major surgery, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force announced Monday. The findings, published on Sept. 11 in Annals of Internal Medicine, ... read more


New Study Challenges Conventional Wisdom On Sex Life Of Teens

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September 6, 2012

The conventional wisdom that teenagers who are not ready for sexual intercourse are experimenting with oral sex on large scale is being challenged by new data on the subject. According to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, two-thirds of teenagers and young adults have had oral sex — about as many ... read more