Breast-feeding rates in Mexico are among the lowest in Latin America. But a campaign to encourage the practice featured topless actresses, drawing sharp criticism from some women's groups.
The children of parents who struggle with anxiety are much more likely to develop it themselves. Therapy for both parents and child can help keep the often-debilitating disorder at bay.
There's much more to the Internet than what you can stumble upon with Google. Hidden sites can market drugs and weapons illegally, but they also provide anonymity for political dissidents.
"For-profit, for good" is the mantra of a handful of startups trying to make Philadelphia a social enterprise hub. One of those companies is a bike-delivery laundry service that's now expanding.
Correspondent Peter Kenyon tells NPR's Rachel Martin that voting is brisk in Sunday's presidential election in Ukraine — except in the east, where pro-Russian separatists have shut down polls.
NPR's Rachel Martin interviews Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., about whether the FBI should be investigating alleged criminal wrongdoing at the VA.
What do you do when a truck hauling 20 million bees crashes on the highway? NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Deborah Delaney, bee researcher and professor at the University of Delaware, to find out.
As Egyptians prepare for the presidential election Monday, NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Bothaina Kamel, who was Egypt's first female presidential candidate when she ran in 2011.
Egyptians go to the polls this week, and the front-runner is Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. His supporters say he'll bring order to the country, but others say Mohammed Morsi is still the legitimate president.
Shortages of basic foodstuffs have fueled months of protests against Venezuela's socialist government. Some food producers are smuggling food across the border to get higher prices.