Daily Archives: October 13, 2010

Breastfeeding May Lower Moms’ Diabetes Risk

Most of us are aware of the many, many benefits to the baby when the mom chooses to breastfeed … especially when mom exclusively breastfeeds for at least six months. But, did you know that there are benefits for the … Continue reading

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Medicine Errors Harming Children. What Can A Parent Do?

Australian researchers are claiming that many parents are incapable of giving their children the correct dose of liquid medicines. Using household spoons to measure them out could mean a potentially dangerous overdose, they say. And, children under five are at the … Continue reading

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Can Calcium Supplements Cause Heart Attacks?

Calcium supplements are coming under scrutiny due to concerns that they might increase heart attacks. A new study shows that patients over 40 who take 500 mg/day or more of calcium have an increased risk of heart attack. And, the … Continue reading

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