Happy birthday, Farah Khan: How her journey through IVF was all about persistence

Happy birthday, Farah Khan: The Happy New Year director has never shied away from talking about her journey into parenthood and has openly encouraged people to undergo IVF. She had said in a statement to IANS, "IVF is a blessing…being persistent, positive and patient towards the procedure paid off. Director and choreographer Farah Khan became a mother at 43. Not […]

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Is your child obsessed with luxury goods? Here’s what you can do

With children being exposed to these expensive brands through peers and exposure to malls, it is highly possible that they may nag their parents to purchase them. And more often than not, their demands are met. On other occasions, it is parents themselves who introduce them to these brands, as a way to maintain their status or reflect their personal […]

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Study: Technology and doctors combine to detect patients who don’t take their pills

Almost everyone does it at some point—skip a dose of a medication, decide to not schedule a recommended follow-up appointment or ignore doctor’s orders to eat or exercise differently. Such nonadherence can seem harmless on an individual level, but costs the U.S. health care system billions of dollars a year. Now, Johns Hopkins researchers have shown how to best identify […]

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College students at increased risk for SgB meningococcal Dz

(HealthDay)—College students have an increased risk for sporadic and outbreak-associated serogroup B meningococcal disease, according to a study published online Dec. 31 in Pediatrics. Sarah A. Mbaeyi, M.D., M.P.H., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and colleagues used data from the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System and enhanced meningococcal disease surveillance to compare the incidence […]

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Press the reset button on the parent-child relationship

We have to go in with an open mind, a blank canvas, a clean slate. Spend maximum time observing our kids when they are very young. Watch for signs and they will present themselves unequivocally. By Kartik Bajoria In our generation, many of us shared a rather formal relationship with our parents when we were young. We loved them. They […]

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Here's Eddie Murphy With All 10 of His Kids — for the First Time

Who’s your daddy? If you’re not sure, you might want to check with Eddie Murphy. The comedy legend, 57, has 10 kids — all of whom appear with him in a holiday photo posted by his daughter Bria Murphy on her Instagram. It’s the family’s very first photo all together. Check out this posse: View this post on Instagram Merry […]

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Teething jewelry linked to at least one baby’s death: FDA

(HealthDay)—Teething jewelry products, such as necklaces, pose significant safety risks and have been tied to at least one baby’s death, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. Potential threats include choking, strangulation, injury to the mouth and infection. These products should not be used to relieve teething pain in infants, the agency said. The products also shouldn’t be used to […]

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