9 Ways to Wean a Child Off Thumb Sucking

9 Ways to Wean a Child Off Thumb Sucking

Kara Angelone’s 3-year-old daughter Addie was a thumb-sucker from day one — literally. Tucked away in her baby book is an ultrasound image of Addie sucking her thumb in the womb. Now, three years later, she’s still not ready to let it go. “It makes her feel safe and comfortable,” Angelone says. “I can tell … Read more

Panic-Buying Toilet Paper Is a Bad Habit We Can Break

Oct. 12, 2021 — How did toilet paper become the unofficial symbol of anxiety during the pandemic? Empty store shelves are a stark reminder of how COVID-19 has taken a toll on people. At the beginning of the pandemic, stay-at-home orders drove people to buy large amounts of household goods, especially toilet paper. Demand grew … Read more

Do You Have an Addictive Personality?

SOURCES: Michael Weaver, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences; medical director, Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD, psychiatrist, Cambridge Health Alliance; assistant professor, Harvard Medical School. American Society of Addiction Medicine: “The Definition of Addiction.” National Institute on Drug Abuse: … Read more

IPL 2020, KXIP vs MI: We can’t make a habit of playing Super Over matches – KL Rahul after Dubai thriller

KL Rahul and his boys triumphed at the end of a very long Sunday for their team in Dubai. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Mumbai Indians played one of a kind match in the history of Indian Premier League as the result of the match was decided after 2 Super Overs. The scores of the … Read more

SSR case: Truth has habit of coming out, says Mumbai Police chief

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide and there was no evidence to suggest that he was murdered, the seven-member panel of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has said in its report submitted to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Is it time for the murder theory proponents to apologise? Was the … Read more