The sandwich paradox

This just in from the sandwich board: Today was the kind of day that needed to be easy. Easy lunch. "Easy-cheesy-peesy" or, technically, "easy peesy lemon squeazy" as the Brits might have it. Speaking of the Brits and cheese, this recipe is simple and delicious. It combines the flavors of Wensleydale cheese with cranberry and…

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Why an expectant mother is truly special

Expectant mothers are a beautiful sign of the gift of a woman's fertility and the procreative power that brings forth new human life. As science advances and improved ultrasound imaging gives a more detailed picture of life in the womb, a mother can literally "see" her baby, and the unique anatomical features of a genetically…

Postpartum depression, more than baby blues

Got the baby blues? Or, is it postpartum depression? Knowing the difference is important to maintaining health and getting proper diagnosis and treatment for new moms. Women need supportive care and resources when coping with PPD, and sound medical advice to help reduce the risk of postpartum depression (PPD). According the the American Psychological Association, the incidence…