Melinda Wenner Moyer

Melinda Wenner Moyer is a science writer based in Cold Spring, N.Y., and is DoubleX’s parenting advice columnist. Follow her on Twitter.

The Kids
Jan. 3 2013 12:53 PMThat Is Not an Ear InfectionWhy are doctors so quick to prescribe antibiotics to your (wailing) toddler?
The Kids
Dec. 6 2012 8:30 AMThe Santa LieIs the big Christmas con hurting our kids?
Medical Examiner
March 8 2012 4:23 PMBaby on BedWhat Mayim Bialik's new parenting book doesn't tell you about co-sleeping.
Medical Examiner
July 28 2010 7:03 AMDrug ProblemWomen aren't properly represented in scientific studies.
Medical Examiner
Feb. 13 2008 11:57 AMThe Merry Band of WrigglersMen, women, passion, and sperm.
Explainer
Dec. 21 2007 6:24 PMCan a Virgin Give Birth?Yes—but it's very, very, very, very unlikely.
The Kids
Dec. 19 2012 9:15 AMWhy Is My Kid Such a Picky Eater?Got one of those children who will only eat bagels? It’s probably your fault.
Doublex
July 11 2012 7:11 AMWhen Is It OK To Spank?A lot of what you’ve heard about the dangers of spanking might not be true.
Medical Examiner
Jan. 11 2012 3:28 PMThe Truth About EpiduralsAre they really so bad?
Medical Examiner
March 25 2010 1:02 PMEnd the War on FatIt could be making us sicker.
Explainer
Jan. 7 2008 4:06 PMHow To Survive a 47-Story FallMake sure you land on your feet.