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Parents' drinking may be risk factor for SIDS

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Parents and caretakers who drink alcohol may put infants at a higher risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), new research suggests. Full story

Depression Is As Bad for You As Smoking

In a unique depression research study just published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, a group of Norwegian and English researchers quantified depression's effect on mortality. Full story

Waiting for pap tests

   Nov. 20: Just days after controversial guidelines came out recommending changes in breast cancer screening, new guidelines are released for cervical cancer screening. What should women do? Dr. Nancy Snyderman talks with gynecologist Dr. Lisa Perriera.

Baffled by breast screening advice?

The major reversal in breast cancer screening advice is causing a lot of confusion and anger among women who doubt the motivation and timing of the decision.  NBC's chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman answers your questions. Full story

Six crucial tips to help you be a better parent

   Nov. 17: Author Frank Luntz an iVillage’s Michele Borba have tips, from eating family dinners to taking a family vacation, that can help parents keep their teens from behaving badly.

More proof depression hurts women’s hearts

A 12-year-study concluded that depressed women were more than twice as likely to experience sudden cardiac death and had an increased risk of death from other heart ills. Full story

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