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What To Do When You're Not Getting Pregnant

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By JustMommies

Measles is a respiratory infection caused by a highly contagious virus. It occurs most often in the late winter and spring. Also known as rubeola, measles has more or less been eradicated in the United States, where vaccination has been available since the 1960s. Outside of the US, there are still approximately 20,000,000 reported cases of measles every year, particularly in undeveloped countries.   » Read more

Swine Flu Symptoms

By JustMommies

President Obama’s administration released a statement about the swine flu outbreak in Mexico, urging U.S. citizens to avoid traveling there at this time. With 40 confirmed cases in the United States at this point, the Associated Press has released a “what you need to know” article about the swine flu: » Read more

Think Before You Dose: Cold Medicine and Children

By Rebecca Pillar

One of the scariest times of parenthood is having a sick child. This becomes even more difficult when your sick child is an infant unable to tell you what is wrong. We’ve all seen the cold medications available at the store. It’s even quite possible that we own and use some of these medications when our children are sick. » Read more

Bronchitis Symptoms

By JustMommies

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the air passageways (bronchi) to your lungs. When these bronchial tubes become infected, thick mucus forms inside them. This makes it very difficult to breathe. The number one symptom of bronchitis is a cough. This might make you expel phlegm or mucus. You may also notice wheezing too when you breathe. Types of bronchitis     » Read more

Appendicitis Symptoms

By JustMommies

Attached to the first part of the colon, or cecum, is a worm-like projection otherwise known as your appendix. It's exact purpose is still not known, but we do now that we can live without it. » Read more

Women and Elective Surgery

By JustMommies

For any woman choosing to undergo elective surgery, sensible planning is only one aspect of overall readiness. In order to be most effectively prepared, the decisions a woman makes subsequent to her surgery date and in the days immediately following will profoundly affect the overall quality of her recovery. According to Dr. Christopher A. » Read more

White Noise Machines Can Help Everyone Sleep Better

By JustMommies

By Melissa Nathans Whether you have a colicky baby in the house, an active toddler, a hyperactive school age child, a curious teenager, or an adult with insomnia, all of you can receive a peaceful nights sleep with a white noise machine. » Read more

What you need to know about Lead Poisoning

By JustMommies

It’s the goal of The CDC to eliminate all elevated blood lead levels in children by 2010. Much information has been given out in regards to lead based paint, but few parents actually realize the threat that exists with lead in their environment » Read more

"Turn on" to Healthy Habits: Turn Emotional Resistance into Effective Motivation

By JustMommies

Do you think that you should change your unhealthy habits but don’t feel like it? So how will you break your unhealthy habits, when you feel that way? And what are the weakest links for you (and your family members)?   » Read more

Top Ten Dermatological Mistakes Of Women Over 35

By JustMommies

Dr. John Anders of Anders Medical Corp. has compiled what he considers to be the top ten oversights women over the age of thirty-five routinely make in regard to maintaining the health of their skin, hair, and nails. » Read more