Baby Completely Mellows Out After Hearing the Star Wars Theme

For those of you who have screaming children at home at don't want to have your internet perusing ruined by a "when worlds collide" situation, this will only take a moment. In case you needed any more proof that Star Wars and John Williams were awesome, here it is — this baby is wailing for a hot second before the … » 9/23/12 10:15pm 9/23/12 10:15pm

You Might Want to Get Your Whooping Cough Vaccine Since There's an…

Whooping cough sounds like a pretty retro illness to come down with, but it's turning out to be a very modern problem. Even though we've had a vaccine for it since 1940, there's been an outbreak recently of the disease. There have been hundreds of cases reported in nine states. Washington state alone has 1,484 cases… » 5/15/12 9:45pm 5/15/12 9:45pm

Adorable Babies Have Adorable Social Strategies

Babies are pretty fun as it is, but now a new study has found that they might be even more entertaining than we thought—we just haven't been paying close enough attention. Researchers at Charles Sturt University in Australia wanted to study how babies interact with each other while in childcare. So they strapped tiny… » 2/22/12 10:40am 2/22/12 10:40am

Uh Oh: Your Baby Can Understand More Than You Think

Bad news for all you people who think your babies don't have a clue what you're saying: A new study has found that infants as young as six months can understand words being spoken to them. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania conducted two picture tests with infants, using images of food and body parts. In… » 2/15/12 9:30am 2/15/12 9:30am