While some women elect to have a cesarean section, most c-sections are performed because of pregnancy complications like a premature baby, labor difficulty, or exhaustion during childbirth. Learn more about how a c-section works, in this video!
Breathing through delivery pain sounds good, but will that Lamaze class really help you manage the pain during labor? What's an epidural really like? How else do pregnant women manage the discomfort of labor, delivery, and birth?
Biotin is a water soluble B-complex vitamin important for synthesizing fatty and amino acids and maintaining blood sugar. It's important for the synthesis of fatty acids and amino acids. Try these tips for buying biotin enriched foods in this diet and health how-to video.
The adoption process can be long and taxing. Start off right by learning the basic procedure. Step 1: Learn the requirements
For many women, pregnancy is a very vulnerable time, especially when it comes to the health of their child. Your body is changing on a constant basis and it can be hard to find confidence in the fact things will go well. You can learn through this video that you can be proactive in the process of ensuring a healthy pregnancy. Having a diet that is full of healthful foods is key to making sure your pregnancy is on the track to good health. Exercise and reducing stress are also touted as good s...
In this tutorial, we learn how to manage a fever in children. When your child has a fever, this means their body is fighting an infection. The fever will vary depending on what it is, but it will usually peak at 106 degrees. Don't bring the fever down with Tylenol, because it could make the cold last for a longer amount of time. This can be a greater threat to health than the illness was in the first place. If the child starts to get a higher fever, this is a good sign that the body is killin...
The better you know the signs of alcohol and prescription drug abuse, the better able you'll be to seek treatment should you find that your teen is suffering from one or the other. Also learn how to keep your children away from drugs altogether with this video from Health Guru.
Young children have growing bodies and need healthy snacks for supplying nutrients and energy, especially preschoolers. Their little stomachs just can't handle it. Therefore, it's very important to incorporate some snacks into their daily routine. Try these tips for buying snacks for preschoolers in this nutrition how-to video.
Many believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast gets your metabolism going in the morning. After you fasted all night, it actually is your break from your fast. Try these tips for buying breakfast foods in this nutrition how-to video.
Electrolytes are solutions containing ions usually found in sports drinks that help maintain proper hydration during extreme physical activity. A balance of electrolytes is important for the normal functioning of the cells and organs of our body. The most popular electrolytes are sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate. Try these tips for buying foods rich in electrolytes in this nutrition how-to video.
Potassium is an important metal for keeping your cells alive and can be found in many foods, including fruits, vegetables, and meats. Potassium is a mineral that helps maintain normal fluid balance in your body, helps control blood pressure and reduces your risk of kidney stones. Potassium is particularly high in foods like bananas, sweet potatoes, yogurt, yellow fin tuna and soy beans. Try these tips for buying foods rich in potassium in this healthy nutrition how-to video.
ADHD can be hard-hitting for children and their parents. Luckily, there are a host of treatment options available.
In late June, the biggest measles outbreak to strike Minnesota since 1990 seemed to be winding down. Today, public health officials announced a new confirmed measles case in the area.
Breastfeeding is beneficial both for the mother and child. Properly storing your breast milk can make all the difference in how nutritious and health-boosting it is for your child. This maternity how-to video explains the best ways to pump and store breast milk.
It's the little habits that could have a big impact on your child's future health. Watch and learn how to help break those bad habits before its too late.
In this video, we learn how to ease labor pains during birth. One way is to move your body and try different birthing positions. This will open up different parts of the pelvis and help more than lying down. Once you receive an epidural you won't be able to get up, so make sure you do these exercises during early labor. As long as your health care provider allows it, do these before you receive drugs. Any of these will help during contractions and help with pain during labor. Every woman is d...
There may be times when you actually need to or want to gain weight for one reason or the other. Weight gain can be an important part of recovering from illnesses or training for athletics. Learn some tips for buying foods for a weight gain diet in this healthy shopping how-to video.
The apple cider vinegar diet may promise more than it can fulfill and trend diets that are often too good to be true. This diet proposes that by drinking two to three teaspoons of apple cider vinegar with each meal, you will lose weight. Try these tips for buying diet foods in this healthy shopping video.
Suspect that your bundle of joy is suffering from an ear infection? This video guide from Health Guru will teach you everything you'll need to know. For all of the details, watch this video guide for new parents.
Many of today's cleaning products contain chemicals that can be harmful to pets, children, and even adults. Sure it can get the job done, but what's more important the health of others or your stuff?
Even if your cat drives you a little nuts, don't worry, because a new study says that cats pose no risk to your mental health.
News: Our Communities Are Now More Likely Than Hospitals to Give Kids Antibiotic-Resistant Infections
Antibiotic-resistant infections that usually occur only in hospital settings are spreading in communities, increasing hospital stays—and danger—for young children.
News: This Children's Hospital Uses HoloLens & Augmented Reality to Calm Young Patients During Medical Procedures
While numerous examples exist of hospitals deploying the HoloLens to assist doctors, surgeons, medical professionals, and students while treating patients, California's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is actually using the augmented reality headset to improve the patient's experience.
Almost six million American adults have bipolar disorder, which can cause severe mood swings, from manic depression to intense euphoria, on a regular basis. Although this condition is one of the more confusing mood disorders, this video can help.
If you have bipolar disorder, treatment is vital to help you live a happy, healthy life. Luckily, manic depression and the mood swings that characterize this mental illness can be lessened with psychiatric help and medication.
Your pregnancy is finally over! Now, your newborn baby is ready to breast feed... and you've got the breast milk? but somehow its not that simple. Watch this video to get the breastfeeding basics!
70% of pregnant women have a vaginal delivery, where the baby is delivered through the mother's vagina. This method of childbirth is as time-tested as pregnancy itself. Learn more about the stages of labor and how vaginal delivery works, in this video!
Your baby is ready to be born - but there can still be problems with delivery. A breech birth, macrosomia, or cord prolapse can all require an emergency c-section. Be prepared for potential delivery problems in advance, by watching this video.
From frat parties to midterms, college can be totally anxiety inducing. Luckily, we've found seven simple tips to help with stress management. Watch 'em and never sweat under pressure again!
Could you boost your brain power by eating a banana? Improve your memory and IQ by pressing certain points on your body? Absolutely! In this video, we'll show you how to amp up intelligence using super simple natural remedies.
As many as 700 species of bacteria live on our teeth and in our mouth, and just like the microbiomes inhabiting other parts of our bodies, they change in response to diseases and other health conditions.
Car accidents are the leading cause of death of children in the United States. Follow the guidelines in this how-to video to give your child a safe ride. All you'll need is the kid's new car seat and the owner's manual to your vehicle. Proper installation is key, so check out this instructional video to learn where and how to put that car seat in safely and correctly.
In this video, we learn how to overcome health anxiety with Robert Taylor. People who learn as much as they can about their condition will most likely overcome it. You should know that there are millions of Americans that have been diagnosed with hypochondria, and you are not alone. You should also not Google your symptoms to diagnose yourself, you will most likely be wrong. Someone with health anxiety will most likely also have clinical depression and general anxiety as well. Doctors often h...
Vegetables are the foundation of a healthy, balanced diet, many experts recommending 3-5 servings a day. When choosing your vegetables, it's always best to choose fresh; although, frozen and canned still have nutritional value and benefits as well. Also, look for vegetables that are bright in color like this red pepper, also carrots that are brightly orange and brightly-colored green broccoli. The brighter the color, the more nutrients that are in it. Try these tips for buying vegetables in t...
The Ancient Rock Wraith in Dragon Age 2 is a really impressive boss, and will probably beat you mercilessly the first time you fight him. Especially if you're playing on Nightmare. This video demonstrates a successful pwning of the Ancient Rock Wraith on Nightmare so you can learn from the creator's success. You'll also see how to use a health glitch in the game that allows you to make this fight a lot easier by taking advantage of teleporting enemies.
The mother's body can be the source of delivery complications like placenta previa or uterine rupture. If delivery problems do occur, your doctor can usually help you manage these childbirth complications with medication or an emergency cesarean section.
While there's nothing wrong with feeling anger, it's important that you be in control of the ways in which you manifest that anger. And this brief mental-health how-to from Health Guru will teach you five simple techniques that will help you to accomplish just that.
Make reading more fun for your children with a satisfyingly medieval bookcase that your little prince (or princess) will use day in and day out. This woodworking project from Lowe's is a wooden bookcase with a castle top. It's completely functional, with plenty of storage for books and knick-knacks, as well as a storage drawer at the bottom. Best of all, the book castle can be easily modified to remove the castle top when your child's tastes change. Watch all four videos to see the build inst...
Do you enjoy making your own Flash RPGs (role playing games)? Then it may help the gameplay of your game tremendously to create a health bar, which can tell you how alive you are (the lower the health bar, the less health you have and the closer you are to dying).
Among iOS 11's many criticisms, one of the more surprising complaints came from parents worried that Apple wasn't doing enough to monitor and control their children's iPhone usage. Apple seems to have taken these issues to heart, as iOS 12 introduces new and improved parental controls to help encourage healthier mobile habits for kids.