Common Pesticides May Increase Autism Risk Near Farms

Is it dangerous to live too close to a farm? Image by Sgarton

New research shows a link between common pesticides and autism in children whose mothers live within one mile of non-organic farms.

Pregnant? Social Support Lowers Risk of Depression

Pregnant women benefit from social support. Image by Ed Yourdon.

Pregnancy is stressful enough, but a lack of support from family and the baby’s father can make things worse, even increasing risks of postpartum depression.