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These 10 countries have the best parental leave policies in the world

Out of the world's 196 countries, the US is one of only four that has no federally mandated policy to give new parents paid time off. That burden is placed on individual states and employers.<p>But some countries really prioritize the well-being of new parents — both straight and same-sex — granting …

These 7 Breakfasts Are Perfectly Proportioned For Weight Loss

When you're on a mission to lose weight, it's essential to have a healthy breakfast. And we love the concept of counting macros and focusing on the …

The #1 Nutrient You Need To Avoid A Stroke

New studies show that this mineral can significantly help keep your health in check—especially for women.<p>Quick: What foods are rich in potassium? If you’re drawing a blank, you could be missing out on important protection from stroke, particularly ischemic stroke—the type caused by a blockage in a …

The Importance Of Mindful Parenting

As a mom and wife who works full-time, it sometimes feels like I am forever serving others. On days when this feeling overtakes me, I too engage in a little "lazy parenting," where my kids spend significantly more time on their iPads or in front of the television than I would normally deem …

25 Thoughts New Moms Have At 3 A.M.

<b>1.</b> OMG. I’ve slept for two hours — is something wrong with the baby?<p><b>2.</b> My boobs hurt.<p><b>3.</b> Sleeping on my back makes me snore. Who cares — I deserve to …

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This New Study Is Going to Change the Way You Lift Weights

We’ve all been there: Standing in the middle of the weight room at the gym or holding dumbbells at home trying to figure out the best way to get the most out of our workout. And we know weight training is a great whole body workout, but the debate between lifting heavy weights versus starting out …

Serious Business: Should the U.S. Implement Universal Family and Medical Leave? | Inc.com

What would happen if your employee's spouse gets gravely ill? Would you offer them paid medical leave, or would they have to choose between work or caring for a loved one?<p>Universal paid medical has been implemented around the world, but it is a controversial topic in the U.S. The United States, …

Developed Countries

Mini-IVF: The next breakthrough in fertility treatments?

For three years, Saralda Ortiz-Howard and her husband tried to get pregnant until they decided to turn to fertility treatments. They spent more than $30,000 on multiple cycles of both intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) but neither was successful, not to mention that …

7 Myths About Increasing Your Milk Supply You Should Never Believe

I hate to break it to you, but you can't believe everything you read. Especially when it comes to motherhood, breastfeeding, and all things related …

Pregnancy

5 Lunch Break Workouts to Lose Weight

Many gyms offer a variety of workout classes during lunch hours to give guys an opportunity to break a sweat during what may be the only time to work …

ways to change unhealthy eating habits

Grabbing a bagel on your way to work might be as routine as brushing your teeth. Changing eating habits you’ve developed over the years — even …

7 Ways to Eat Your Sunscreen

Could the right supplements help keep your skin safe all summer long? While it's absolutely essential to use a quality sunscreen to prevent burns, …

5 Tips For Raising A Daughter Who Speaks Her Mind

On a recent morning, I received a call from my daughter’s math teacher. She was calling because she was concerned that my daughter was falling behind …

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Men's Journal: Health, Adventure, Gear, Style

Here's a Book Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My dad used to say that the only difference between the “you” now and the “you” 20 years from now are the places you go and the people you meet. The more experiences you accumulate and the more conversations you have, the deeper …

Entrepreneurship

14 Exercises to Strengthen Your Back and Core

Dumbbell Pullover<p>This exercise targets both the lats on either side of the back as well as the lower body and core since you're holding yourself in a …

The best strength training exercises for women

Toughness training is a crucial component of any kind of physical fitness or weight loss strategy. A great weightlifting strategy can help to tighten …

The Tips I Give All My Patients To Lower Inflammation, Balance Hormones & Restore Gut Health

Inflammation is my specialty. But more and more, I'm convinced that hormones, inflammation, and gut health are like a trifecta. When you have one …

For The Mom Just Hanging On

We don't have to win at motherhood. We just have to show up.<p>I'm sitting here today, nearly delirious after a few weeks of single parenting, sleep deprivation toddler torture, packing up a house and binge eating tortilla chips and I'm writing words down to remind myself of a powerful truth:<p><b>We don't</b> …

Is It Normal if My Newborn's Face Gets Red When She Is Moving Around?

Since newborns seem so small and fragile, it is natural to worry about your baby's health and safety. If your newborn develops a red face while she …

The Parenting Gender Gap: The Different Ways Men And Women Parent

Men are from Mars and women are from Venus, or so the saying goes. If that's so, how do two interplanetary people co-parent children? Surely, their approaches to things like play and discipline will be different, informed not so much by the rules of the galaxy but the laws of biology and social …

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Connections between gut, brain, and immune system strengthened

Over recent years, researchers have given the common phrase "gut feeling" scientific backing. The interplay between the two systems is slowly being …

A (Long Overdue) Shout-Out To EVERY Exhausted Working Mom

<i>By Joanna Schroeder</i><p>This is for all the full-time working moms:<p>I see you at the grocery store on Sunday night at 9:00 p.m. Buying snack pack crackers and frozen dinners. Checking your phone for the first set of emails to roll in for the week.<p>Double checking your list while tapping that calculator …

Ep 13: Infant Sleep Researcher Dr. James McKenna, PhD

Episodes<p>2 Comments<p><i>Dr. James McKenna, PhD, leading infant sleep researcher and professor of anthropology, photographed in his office at the University</i> …

Pregnancy

'There Are No Tests': The Stunning Lack of Medical Support for Breastfeeding Women

<i>The following post is the fourth in a series of excerpts adapted from</i> Unlatched: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy <i>by Jennifer Grayson, out now from HarperCollins.</i><p>"If you've got something wrong with your liver, what would you expect to happen?" asked Professor Peter …

Pre-Term Breastfeeding Has Been Linked to Better Brain Development, IQ, And Academic Achievement

It actually changed babies' brains.<p>A new study of pre-term babies has found that the more breast milk they have in the first 28 days of their life, …

Breast Feeding