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The Dirty Truth About Washing Your Hair

Ah, washing your hair. There’s nothing quite like the steamy, warm rush of water as you lather your scalp with soft suds. (Cue in steam and sound.) But how often should you wash those lovely locks? It depends. Experts say that age, ethnic background, activity level, and hair type all play a role.

Is Any Food Safe? Salmonella Shows Up in Surprising Places

Think that food poisoning is only a risk with chicken that’s too pink or deviled eggs left on the picnic table too long? It turns out that salmonella, a type of bacteria that can cause foodborne illness, also can taint packaged snacks and cereals. Find out what you need to know about food poisoning.

Can Too Much Tech Cause ADHD Symptoms in Your Child?

Kids often revel in digital media, including gaming and social media. The technology is seductive, and full of color and interactivity — and while this may offer some benefits, it also raises questions. Can frequent use of tech make children more prone to the symptoms of attention-deficit, hyper-activity disorder (ADHD)? More specifically, can frequent use of digital media reduce a child’s attention span? Can it make him more easily distracted?

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