A memoir about a young woman battling cancer isn't typically anyone's idea of a light-hearted, pleasurable read. But, Sophie van der Stap's The Girl with Nine Wigs: A Memoir is an absolute joy to read — in part because she manages to find the joy in having cancer.Read Full Story
A new release from American Academy of Pediatrics shows that if an exclusively breastfeeding mother takes a vitamin D supplement of 6,400 IU/day, her breast milk supplies an adequate amount of vitamin D for her nursing infant, and it is not necessary to give a vitamin D supplement directly to the infant.Read Full Story
If you feel a lump, sense something is wrong or just want to be armed with as much information about breast cancer diagnosis as possible, a prominent chief of general surgery clears up any mystery — so you can separate facts from fiction.Read Full Story
Raise your hand if there is some type of calcium supplement in your home right now. If you did, you're definitely not alone, as chews, liquids, pills and powders containing the vital nutrient are collectively one of the most popular supplements in the U.S., after multi-vitamins. But you might want to throw your calcium supplement away after you read this.Read Full Story
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