The last decade's horror movie offerings have left me disappointed. It's all the same tired story lines of ghosts being jerks. Why not get supernatural beings to start using their powers for good instead of evil?
This Tuesday, President Barack Obama gave an impressive speech about his administration's plans for curbing carbon emissions and promoting cleaner energy. A few parts of his plans, however, concern me as a mother and a member of a global community.
A study published in the March 2007 issue of the British Medical Journal found that taking folic acid supplements during the first trimester "reduced the risk of isolated cleft lip (with or without cleft palate) by about a third."
Cord blood can be stored or donated for transplantation into people suffering from a many life-threatening diseases. Transplantation does carry some risks. It is important to gather information and discuss options with a doctor in order to make an informed decision.