No wonder you check all the time to see if the baby's still breathing, and then go back and check again, new moms are several times more likely to get all OCD than the general population.
Couples who are happily married are both mentally and physically healthier than their widowed or divorced peers, research shows. Building stronger relationships can improve both people’s spirits and well-being and lower their stress.
by Terry Slevin
If food is labelled low fat, it’s got to be better for weight loss, right? Wrong – it’s the total kilojoules that matter most for weight loss. Looking solely at fat content only gives you part of the picture. Back in the 1970s, few foods were specifically manufactured to be low in fat. If, on doctor’s orders, you had to follow a low-fat diet, a trip around the supermarket was fast – skim milk, lots of vegetables and fruit, cottage cheese, fresh fish, and that was about it.
To mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade (on January 22nd), the Guttmacher Institute has released a series of engaging infographics that examine key facts about abortion in the United States. The graphics look at the numbers and demographics of women who have abortions, how abortions are concentrated among lower-income women, the racial and ethnic disparities in reproductive health outcomes, how women pay for abortions, and barriers to abortion access.