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An Avent brand breast pump. (Wikimedia Commons)

Peninsula Startup Offers Breast Milk Delivery Service For Business-Traveling Moms

A Bay Area startup is offering business-traveling mothers what it calls the first-of-its-kind delivery service for breast milk.

08/12/2015

Hospira Symbiq infusion pump (Hospira)

Feds: Popular Intravenous Pump Can Be Hacked; Warning Issued To Hospitals

Federal agencies are sounding a warning over a widely-used medical device and its vulnerability to hackers.

08/03/2015

A child plays on a sunny beach. (NewsMom.com)

Avoid Harmful Chemicals In Your Kids’ Sunscreens – What To Look For

There are chemicals in many sunscreens that can be harmful to kids’ developing bodies.

07/14/2015

Embryologist Ric Ross examines a dish with human embryos under a microscope at the La Jolla IVF Clinic February 28, 2007 in La Jolla, California. The clinic accepts donated embryos from around the country through The Stem Cell resource which are then given to stem cell research labs for research. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Divorced Couple Now Battling Over Frozen Embryos In Case That Could Set Precedent

A battle between a divorced couple has begun in San Francisco over the fate of their frozen embryos — and it could lead to new California law.

07/13/2015

Seniors practice the art of Sit Down Tai Chi. (CBS)

Seniors Learn The Art Of Sit Down Tai Chi To Keep Their Bodies Standing Strong

Sit Down Tai Chi is a modified version of the traditional Chinese exercise, using gentle flowing movements.

07/07/2015