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This text-based pediatric telemedicine app is a mom’s dream

It’s the time of year when our kids are not only getting endless illnesses but can also contract more than one illness at a time. Needless to say, it’s a lot. And the current physician shortage is already limiting access to care for millions of people across the country—pediatric patients included. Enter: Summer Health. Initially launched as […]

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Pediatric ER doctor debunks the ‘myth’ of dry drowning—what parents need to know

First things first: the term “dry drowning” is not actually a medical term. Now that we’re at the start of pool and beach season, it’s important to understand everything there is to know about drowning risks for children—and “dry” or “secondary” drowning are often labeled as misinformation by medical professionals. A pediatric emergency medicine physician,

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5 ways pregnancy can boost your confidence—tips from a motherhood coach

If you’re pregnant you’re likely doing the backstroke in a sea of information, facing an onslaught of guidance, opinions and expertise telling you the best and worst ways to eat, sleep, make out, travel, exercise, and even moisturize, during the 40(ish) weeks of gestation. The advice comes from books, the internet and the mouths of

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Student shares what it was like to hear Harrison Butker’s awful speech at her commencement

Last weekend, Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker delivered the commencement address at Benedictine College in Atchinson, Kansas. Instead of imparting the graduates with words of wisdom and encouragement for the future (or celebrating all their hard work over the previous four years), he used the opportunity to be both homophobic and a huge misogynist

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‘Bridgerton’ season 3 has everyone crying, screaming, throwing up—because it’s SO GOOD

If you’re waiting until the weekend to binge the first four episodes of the newest season of “Bridgerton,” you may want to stop reading…now. Because those of us who have watched every single scene of the third season (and some scenes many, many, many times over) cannot contain our reactions to the love story between

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Curious about taking Opill, the new OTC birth control pill? An expert answers our questions

Opill, the first-ever over-the-counter birth control pill, made waves when the FDA first approved it for distribution back in July 2023. And for good reason: By removing the barrier of needing to have an appointment or get a prescription from a healthcare provider, the availability of Opill will improve contraceptive access for millions. A three-month

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Mom hilariously reveals pregnancy to parents at Texas Roadhouse—and it’s adorable

Marissa Mero, a mom on TikTok, shared an adorable and hilarious video of telling her parents she was pregnant by hiding an ultrasound photo inside of a menu at Texas Roadhouse. The family was on vacation with Mero, her husband, and her 6-month-old son.  As the family sat down to look at their menus, Grandma

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Hailey Bieber shows off her baby bump and reveals her top pregnancy craving

After announcing that she’s pregnant with her first child, Hailey Bieber is giving fans glimpses into her life as a mama-to-be, showing off her adorable baby bump and revealing her “biggest” pregnancy craving. The 27-year-old shared a gallery of recent photos on Instagram, and she seems to be loving her journey to motherhood already. Along

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