Study: Childhood Obesity Has Stronger Link To Nurture, Not Nature

A group of British scientists is reporting that overweight moms are not genetically "programming their children to be fat". The University of Bristol's Debbie Lawlor and her team wanted to see if the high levels of sugar and fatty acids in the blood of overweight women caused higher levels of those substances in the… » 3/11/08 9:30am 3/11/08 9:30am

Warning To Dudes: Cigarettes And Booze Can Mangle Your Sperm

Despite what the Daily Mail is encouraging these days, most women attempting to get knocked up are advised to stay away from alcohol and cigarettes. Well a new study shows that men looking to sperminate a lady might want to stay off the toxins, too. According to research done at the University of Idaho,… » 2/19/08 9:30am 2/19/08 9:30am

America's Amazing Baby Boom Has Nothing To Do With A-List Actresses

Unlike European nations, which are experiencing a population decline, the United States is virtually exploding with infants, reports the Associated Press. There were nearly 4.3 million births in 2006, and experts believe that there are several reasons for this mini-boom: "A decline in contraceptive use, a drop in… » 1/16/08 9:30am 1/16/08 9:30am