kids

Are E-Cigarettes Safe?

November 5, 2018

In 1965, when Herbert Gilbert was granted the first patent on a smoke- and tobacco-­free cigarette, he wrote that the product would “provide a safe and harmless means for [...]

Do Parents Make Kids Fat?

January 9, 2018

As parents, do we determine our children’s eating habits? There’s a lot of blame when it comes to childhood obesity, eating disorders and body image problems, but how [...]

Should Most Kids Should Try Peanuts?

January 11, 2017

Parents worried about peanut allergies now have some surprising new guidance: Give some peanut to your babies. New guidelines out Thursday say that even babies with the [...]

I Wasted Decades Feeling Fat and Ugly

January 27, 2016

I was a fat kid, a fat teen, a fat adult, and have been “fat shamed” ever since I can remember. When I was a kid they just called it “teasing.” But there is one [...]
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