Babies Never Leave You, or at Least Their Cells Don't

You might think that once you give birth to a child that they're no longer a part of you physically—except, of course, for the complete control they retain over your heart and mind. Well, think again, because it turns out that during pregnancy some of their cells scatter in your body and stay there for years, maybe… » 6/07/12 1:45pm 6/07/12 1:45pm

It's His Immune System That You Actually Want to Sleep With

We've always assumed it was men's sexy faces, toned bodies, and feminist sensibilities that we women lusted after, but it turns out we might just have the hots for their immune systems. A powerful immune system might not sound as enticing as six pack abs, but in the long run it's probably more important. So it makes a… » 2/23/12 10:25am 2/23/12 10:25am

Your Mother Was Right: If You Don't Get Enough Sleep, You're Going to…

It happens to all of us: we stay out too late or we wake up in the middle of the night fretting about some thing or another and then we end up sleep deprived, and sure enough a few days later we come down with a cold or the flu. It's the reason our mothers used to hate letting us have sleepovers. It's why we spent so… » 2/17/12 10:00am 2/17/12 10:00am