Recent estimates say it costs upwards of a quarter of a million dollars to raise a child to adulthood, and it seems many people have taken those numbers to heart: a new survey indicates the American birthrate is at is lowest point since 1987.
With all of the recent controversy surrounding our nation’s obesity problem, as well as the proposed ban to restrict the size of sugary drinks, there should be no gasp factor in learning that nearly half of adults in the United States indulge in soda everyday.
Heartbreak or job issues can lead to depression, but your computer or TV screen? Turns out those can also lead to depression, especially if you sit in front of artificial light late into the night or leave it on while you fall asleep.
If you have or are thinking of having kids, it might be a good idea to also add a pet to the equation. That’s because last month a study found that babies who grow up in households with pets are healthier than their pet-less counterparts. And now a survey of children suggests that having a fur…