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October 22, 2010

Pre-Run Stretch May Hurt Endurance

Runners who stretch before a run expended more energy and run shorter distances, according to a new study. Here are the details from WebMD: Some runners […]
October 22, 2010

More Evidence That Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism

Children exposed to high, low levels of thimerosal had similar odds for the disorder as children with no exposure to thimerosal, a new study has found. […]
October 20, 2010

Natural Family Planning Method As Effective As Contraceptive Pill According to New Research

Since the birth control pill has a potential post-fertilization effect (at times causing the unborn child to NOT implant in the uterus or womb and die), […]
October 20, 2010

Keep Health in Mind When Planning School Day Menus For Your Kids

As a parent preparing for your child’s school day, it may be helpful to remember that healthy meals and snacks are essential for learning. Here are […]
October 20, 2010

Study finds later abortions linked to mental health risks, women pressured

A new study finds the later a woman has an abortion the more likely it is that she faces mental health risks and is under pressure […]
October 18, 2010

The Blessing of Anastasha Kalil – Part 16 – Day of Life 242

We have all been following the journey of Anastasha Kalil. Now it appears her life may be very near its end. Tonya is 36 weeks pregnant […]
October 18, 2010

Many Americans Don’t Even Know They’re Fat

A recent Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll found that 30 percent of overweight Americans mistakenly think they’re normal size. Do you think you’re normal weight, overweight, or obese? […]
October 18, 2010

Sleep-Deprived Teens Eat More Fat, Study Finds

In my best-sellilng book, SuperSized Kids: How to protect your child from the obesity threat (currently on sale for $1.99 here), I discuss how a good […]
December 9, 2009

Nicotine Patch Plus Lozenge Best Therapy for Smoking Cessation

MedScape is reporting “An important head-to-head study of smoking cessation therapies shows that combination treatment with a nicotine patch plus lozenge almost doubles the rate of […]
December 9, 2009

Nicotine patches and gum likely safe during pregnancy

Nicotine patches and gum seem to be safe and effective in pregnant women, according to a new study. Such patches and gum have been shown to […]
December 9, 2009

My Recommendations for Eliminating Nausea and Vomiting (Morning Sickness) in Pregnancy

I had the privilege of caring for pregnant mothers for over 20 years (delivering over 1500 babies). During that tenure, I would tell moms, “I do […]
December 11, 2009

Study shows no link between increased cell phone use and brain cancer incidence

The first week of December, most new outlets reported, as did NBC Nightly News on 12/3, “There’s been speculation for years that there’s been a link […]
December 11, 2009

Breastfeeding offers women long-term protection against metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cancer, and osteoporosis

We all know that breastfeeding has myriad benefits for the baby. Breastfeeding reduces babies’ risk of these diseases by these percentages: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS):  36% […]
December 14, 2009

Holiday Eating Without the Guilt – or the Pounds

If you love those holiday smorgasbords, but are already stressing about the added pounds you’ll have to sweat off come Jan. 1, help is at hand […]
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