Childhood obesity is soaring. In fact, about a third of US children are currently overweight or obese — and a new study may reveal one big cause.
Researchers found toddlers who have a poor relationship with their moms could be twice as likely to be obese by the time they turn 15, possibly because they tend to turn to food as a substitute for motherly comfort.
Where has all the commercialism gone? This year, the majority of Americans “don’t care about the presents underneath the Christmas tree,” as Mariah Carey sings. Their favorite aspect of the holiday season is the time they get to spend with loved ones.
Eggnog is one of those drinks we all like to have around the holidays not because it’s our favorite drink, but just because of tradition. However, it turns out that more people actually like the drink than dislike it.
In response to the National Transportation Safety Board-proposed ban on cellphones while driving, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers tried to defend hands-free devices. They’re “designed to be used in a way that helps drivers keep their eyes on the road,” they said, but now it looks like this defense doesn’t hold water.
As you start to think about your New Year’s diet (really, don’t we all have one planned?), a small Norwegian study has found a little eating between meals won’t necessarily torpedo your weight-loss goals.
It’s usually everyone else’s kids who are spoiled (never our own), but a new Parents.com survey reveals that moms and dads are admitting they have a problem when it comes to spoiling their kids during the holidays.
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