Sara Novak

Tasty Treats

When Can Babies Eat Cheerios? A Pediatrician Explains

Cheerios shouldn’t be among the first solid food your baby eats.

Introducing Foods

When Can Babies Have Ice Cream? A Pediatrician Explains

There’s a difference between when babies can try ice cream and when it can become a more regular treat.

Pop!

So, Is Chewing Gum Good Or Bad For You?

Here’s the truth about the habit — and no, it doesn’t actually take seven years to digest.

Catching Zzz's

7 Reasons Why Sleeping Naked Means Sleeping Better

And one reason why it’s actually gross.

The Summer Slide

Kids Lost Invaluable Skills During COVID — Here Are 4 Ways To Get Them Back

Summer is the time to gain back the skills kids lost during the last few years of COVID. This is how to do it.

Men's Health

The Leading Causes Of Death In Men Should Be A Wakeup Call To Everyone

Men in the U.S. live shorter lives than both American women and men in other wealthy nations.

Men's Health

New Dads Are Facing A Public Health Crisis

A new study points to a rash of health concerns for new fathers. What gives?

Mental Health

This Is Why Postpartum Depression In Men Is So Underreported

1 in 10 new dads has postpartum depression, but there’s no accepted diagnosis.

Skills

Kids Need These 5 Skills to Face an Uncertain Future

The world you’re living in is not the one your children will face as adults.

Health

When Can Babies Eat Eggs? A Pediatrician Explains

Although rare, be ready for an allergic reaction.

Health

Everything Parents Need to Know About the MMR Vaccine

And no, the vaccine doesn't cause autism.

Health

7 Scientific Things About Sweat That Will Make You Go “Ew”

Sweating doesn't actually make you stink or lose weight.

Health

Why We Don’t Talk About the 10 Million Men Who Have Eating Disorders

Eating disorders aren’t just a women’s issue.

Health

Everything Parents Need to Know About the Meningitis Vaccine

Meningitis can kill within 24 hours. The vaccine, on the other hand, is extremely safe.

Health

Men’s Skin Cancer Rates Dwarf Those of Women. Toxic Masculinity Is to Blame.

White men under 40 are twice as likely to die from melanoma than women.