"Zip up your coat or you'll catch a cold!" You know how the popular expression goes: "If you had a dollar for each time you heard that ..." As a kid, it's likely you were scolded by your grandma for heading out the doors without five layers, or your mother covered your head with a hat in an effort to thwart the common cold. They have the best of intentions, of course, but you can't help but wonder: "Does cold weather really make you sick?" These doctors say the popular tale is far from true.
As a parent, you are used to doing a little investigative work when it comes to your child. You carefully read food ingredient labels and spend hours researching the best products to clothe, diaper, and carry them. That's why many parents are more than worried about a scary study released in October that found 80 percent of infant formulas tested positive for arsenic. With high numbers like that, it makes you wonder, "does all baby formula contain arsenic?" And, if so, what the heck?