Parenting

Mindful parenting: How modern parents can connect with the concept of spirituality

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EQ is more important than IQ. (Source: Dreamstime) By Kuhoo Gupta Parenting is very subjective and a conundrum, especially today when there is advice pooling in from all directions and the parent-child […]

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Parenting

An Indian mother grapples with the challenges of parenting, American-style

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“So when you’re at the wheel, driving your car, is it okay if your baby is alone at the back, strapped to a car seat?” I asked. “That’s how you’re supposed to […]

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Parenting

End the Plague of Secret Parenting

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I’m an economist. I love data and evidence. I love them so much that I write books about data-based parenting. When questions arise about how to support parents at work (for example, from […]

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Parenting

Economist Emily Oster explains the science of parenting

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There is no lack of parenting advice available, and the sea of tips from well-meaning relatives and internet strangers alike can leave parents looking to scientific evidence for guidance. The problem is that […]

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Nutrition

Nutrition: Get the protective power of phytonutrients

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Turmeric is one ingredient in an anti-inflammatory smoothie. Getty Images Most of us have heard of protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals as core components of our diet. A lesser known category […]

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Pregnancy

Unable To Get Pregnant? Could Be Because Of Diabetes

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Diabetes, commonly described as a “lifestyle disease”, can contribute to infertility in both women and men, warn health experts. “Diabetes can cause infertility in both men and women. Both sexes are at […]

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Pregnancy

Meghan Markle’s pregnancy is considered ‘geriatric’: What is it? Know the risks of having a baby after age 35

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are all set to welcome their first Royal baby at the end of April or early May. However, Meghan’s pregnancy is considered ‘geriatic’. Meghan is having a […]

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Nutrition

Nutrition Month 2019: Comparing the claims of 4 dietary trends

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Four types of diets have been recommended by the Academy of Nutrition in the US. March marks National Nutritional Month in the US, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to […]

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Pregnancy

Pitfalls of medication during pregnancy

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Using a common medication to treat vaginal yeast infections during pregnancy could be associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, researchers warned. While topical treatments are used as the first line for […]

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Diet

Diet drinks linked to a higher risk of stroke after the menopause

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Fresh research offers further information on the potential for diet drinks — that is, beverages sweetened with artificial sugar substitutes — to harm cardiovascular health. Artificially sweetened soft drinks may raise the […]

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