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Skepchick Sundaylies! Penicillin’s Monster, Morning Sickness, the Dangers of Raw Flour, and more!

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Fighting Penicillin’s Monster: Elizabeth Hazen and Rachel Brown
In a time when fungal infections threatened to wipe out the gains in health made by penicillin, two women came to the rescue.

Playing an Art Show – Aftermath
Jim plays an art show and shows off his haul.

Marvel in Your Own Mediocrity
Chris discusses what it’s like to be only sort of OK at something you love.

Grounded Parents

Grounded Pregnancy: Evidence-based Advice for Morning Sickness and Hyperemesis Gravidum
What is Hyperemesis Gravidarum and how is it different than morning sickness? Steph shares her experience and goes over the most up-to-date treatments for this disabling condition.

Weighing the Dangers of Dough
The FDA recently stated that people should not be eating raw cookie dough because of the dangers of untreated flour. For parents, this has another angle: you should not be making homemade playdough for your kids from raw flour.

Weekend Reads: Daniel Tiger, Second Graders Imagine Their Dream School, and Some Shameful Camps
Lou’s weekly picks include the world’s worst parenting advice (seriously) and Chelsea’s Handler abortion story (and what it says about the current state of the pro-choice movement).

Featured image credit: Manchester Metropolitan University via Flickr


Mindy is an attorney and Managing Editor of Teen Skepchick. She hates the law and loves stars. You can follow her on Twitter and on Google+.

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