Alternatives to Breastfeeding

Sources: Melissa Pichetto, neonatal nurse practitioner, Atlanta. Pediatrics: “Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk.” CDC: “2018 Breastfeeding Report Card,” “Choosing an Infant Formula.” The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding: “Barriers to Breastfeeding in the United States.” Mayo Clinic: “How Does Breast Milk Sharing Work?” “Infant formula: Your questions answered.” Breastfeeding Medicine:… Read More »

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Staffing Up at HHS

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. More than a month into President Joe Biden’s term, nominees to fill some of the top posts at the Department of Health and Human Services are finally getting confirmation hearings in the Senate, starting with the nominee for secretary, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. Barring… Read More »

Want to Buy a Scrunchie Mask? Great. But Forget About That N95.

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Want to Buy a Scrunchie Mask? Great. But Forget About That N95. Scientists are urging Americans to upgrade their face coverings. But Amazon, Google and Facebook restrict the sale of medical-grade masks. Critics say the rules are outdated. Mask production at Protective… Read More »

3 ways yoga will change your body

A yoga body isn’t just about bendy limbs, the ancient practice can improve memory, heart and bone health, says Anna Magee We’ve become a nation obsessed with downward dogs and cat cows. Brits are now spending a staggering £790 million a year on yoga classes and yoga mats. In fact, while on one hand yoga… Read More »