3 mins read

Breast Cancer Awareness: Interview with Dr. Beth Y. Karlan

The pink party was established by Elyse Walker in honor of her mother, Barbara Feder, who discovered her cancer when she had Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer. She didnt have the benefit of the treatments available today, but thanks topink party, Dr. Beth Y. Karlan, MD, and the Cedars-Sinai Womens Cancer Program at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute have received over $6 million dollars in funding for treatment and research. We were lucky enough to get Dr. Karlan’s perspective on how helpful and inspiring the event is:

4 mins read

How Much Are Surrogate Mothers Paid?

There is no standard fee when it comes how much money a surrogate mother is paid. The costs are estimated, as each situation is different depending on the individuals involved. A first time surrogate may request a smaller fee; an experienced surrogate may charge as much as $5,000 to $10,000 more. Surrogates generally request an itemized compensation plan as part of their contracts.

3 mins read

Lice Prevention in Schools

The common cold is the only communicable health problem that beats out lice at the school age, according to MayoClinic.com. The small insects lay eggs, called nits, on the hair shaft to continue the population in the hair. The insects travel from one head to the next through direct contact with another person’s hair or things that have touched the hair, such as brushes, scarves and hair clips. School prevention methods keep lice infestations to a minimum.

3 mins read

Pregnancy Questions to Ask Your Doctor

When you first learn that you are pregnant, your mind will likely be flooded by questions. The excitement of receiving this news commonly gives way to concern about what the news means exactly and what your responsibilities as a mommy-to-be truly are. While you will likely ask your doctor a plethora of questions during your pregnancy, a few queries are more important than most and should not be overlooked. Here are the ones you definitely don’t want to forget!