Are Unisom and vitamin B-6 safe during pregnancy?

Many pregnant women take vitamin B-6 and Unisom to treat morning sickness. In the past, some people had concerns that this combination may harm the fetus. Morning sickness is very common during early pregnancy. Although people often refer to nausea and vomiting during pregnancy as «morning sickness,» it can actually happen at any time of…


On the Runway: Women Finally Get Their Own World Cup Soccer Style

The United States women’s soccer team has been fighting for gender parity not just in the courts — suing the United States Soccer Federation last week for discrimination — but also in their uniforms, known as kits. And at least when it comes to the clothes and the Women’s World Cup, they have won. On…


In her words: The Long Fight for Pay Equality in Sports

Image Members of the U.S. women’s soccer team are using the slogan “Equal Play Equal Pay” to promote their wage fight. From left, Alex Morgan, Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn.CreditU.S.W.N.T. Players Association You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your…


Out There: Cut the Science Budget? Not So Fast

The president proposes and Congress disposes. So goes the standard description of the constitutional process by which our republic is governed. Judging from the news headlines, you might think this process has not been friendly lately to the scientific community. Again and again, the Trump administration has proposed drastic cuts to the research budgets of…


The Catharsis of ‘Pen15’

It’s hard to find something Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine don’t know about each other. The 31-year-olds met as undergraduates studying experimental theater at New York University, and in the decade or so since, they’ve caught each other up on most of their teenage experiences. In a “crazy experiment,” as Erskine described it, they took…


Front Burner: Plan a Trip to the Distilleries and Pubs of Ireland

Irish whiskey is in revival mode. Once the world’s largest whiskey producer, Ireland nearly lost its industry in the mid-20th century because of wars and Prohibition. Now it’s back on the rise. This colorful new book provides a tour of today’s distilleries, some with venerable roots, but most starting quite recently to meet the newly…


Front Burner: Ice Creams With Spice

For nearly four years, Pooja Bavishi has been selling her Malai ice creams online and at pop-ups, with more than 20 flavors like orange fennel, Turkish coffee, rose with cinnamon almonds, masala chai, golden turmeric and ginger. She has just opened a small shop for scoops and pints where a dozen flavors will be on…


Front Burner: This Cheese Is a Lady

Quicke’s, a cheesemaker in Devon, in Southern England, specializes in Cheddar and Cheddar-style cheeses. It has just released a new one, the first it’s made from a mixture of cow and goat milk. It’s not called a Cheddar, though the curds are treated by Cheddaring; they are heated, drained, piled in the cheese vat and…


25 Unique Mother’s Day Gifts You Haven’t Thought Of Yet

Baroque Pearl Rope Necklace

Fry Powers


Fry Powers is our new favorite jewelry line, and their pearls are unlike any others. Get personal and send in your mother’s own strand (with her permission), and they’ll rework it into a completely new, unique piece.