Tag Archives: health

Many women don’t have a plan for their health after pregnancy

A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.” (iStock) Nkechi Charles knows more than most about the unwelcome surprises that can happen during and… Read More »

The Hidden Health Danger at Petting Zoos

While petting zoos are a lot of fun for families, if you don’t take certain precautions, you could be putting yourself in danger. Elizaveta Galitckaia/Shutterstock Ponies, goats, sheep—petting zoos may be full of fun for the whole family, but they’re also full of dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to a new study. Researchers at Ariel University… Read More »