Black newborns three times more likely to die when cared for by white doctor: study

A team of researchers from several institutions in the U.S. has found that newborn Black babies are three times more likely to die just after birth when they are cared for by a white doctor, compared to the national average. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the group describes their study of Florida medical […]

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Kara Keough Imagines Life With Late Son 3 Months After Newborn's Death

In memoriam. Kara Keough opened up about life without her and Kyle Bosworth’s late son, McCoy, three months after his death. See RHOC’s Kara Keough and Kyle Bosworth’s Family Album “You would have been three months old today,” the Real Housewives of Orange County alum, 31, captioned a Monday, July 6, Instagram post. “But instead, I’m three months into the […]

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The Weirdest Things Newborns Do — Including Fake Diarrhea

Bringing home a newborn baby is one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do. And, as you’ll quickly find out, it’s also one of the scariest things you’ll ever do, especially when you’re an inexperienced new mom. The truth is is that while newborns are adorable tiny humans who smell wonderful and sleep the majority of the time, they […]

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Decoding Newborn’s DNA Could Pinpoint Hidden Risks

FRIDAY, Jan. 4, 2019 — A program that maps out the genes of newborns has allowed researchers to identify risks for some inherited childhood conditions, many of which can be prevented. The so-called BabySeq Project discovered that slightly more than 9 percent of infants carry genes that put them at risk for medical conditions as they reach childhood. “The BabySeq […]

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