Woman’s Health

August 3, 2011

Longest trial ever confirms mammograms’ benefits

Mammography screening reduces breast cancer deaths even more than most experts have long believed, according to a new, large-scale Swedish trial. In the study, with a follow-up […]
August 2, 2011

Larimore Family Newsletter – August 2011

Here are the contents of this month’s Family Newsletter: Publication Update 1)   Be your own healthcare quarterback 2)   Can the birth control pill cause abortions? […]
August 1, 2011

Diet soft drinks may increase waist circumference

Medscape reported that, according to research presented at the American Diabetes Association’s annual meeting, “consumers of diet soft drinks experienced a 70% greater increase in waist […]
July 31, 2011

Why does TV viewing lead to obesity in children? Turns out there are several reasons

Obesity experts have been saying for over a decade that children who sit in front of the TV screen day in and day out tend to […]
July 31, 2011

Pediatrics group urges lawmakers to ban childhood obesity “media diet”

Childhood obesity has become an epidemic in America – with 17 percent of children aged 2 to 19 obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control […]
July 28, 2011

Video violence keeps preschool kids awake at night

Researchers are reporting that violent content on the TV or computer during the day disrupts sleep for preschool children. And it’s worse for any TV or computer […]
July 28, 2011

Even one glass of beer, wine boosts car crash risk

Even a single glass of beer or wine makes you, as a driver, more likely to speed, neglect seat-belts, and be in the striking vehicle, results […]
July 27, 2011

Teens look to parents as guide to healthy sexual behaviors

Yet another study has shown what many parents are shocked to discover: Mom and Dad are most often the key to a teen developing highly healthy […]
November 8, 2021

Can missing sleep cause excessive snacking?

Researchers from Ohio State University wanted to study how sleep duration affected dietary choices. To do so, they analyzed data from nearly 20,000 U.S. adults ranging […]
November 9, 2021

What supplements help prevent or treat Alzheimer’s or dementia?

ConsumerLab.com warns that some proprietary formulas made up of several dietary supplements may promise more of a benefit than clinical evidence suggests.
November 16, 2021

Breastfeeding can dramatically help a mother’s mental health

Besides the long-established benefits of breastfeeding for baby and mom, a new study reports one more: Nursing could help chase the blues away.
December 9, 2021

FDA adds boxed warning on breast implants

Recently federal regulators placed a so-called “black box warning” on breast implant packaging. 
December 13, 2021

Researchers find industrial plastics in majority of fast food items

The Washington Post reports, “A new study reports that far too often, small amounts of industrial chemicals called phthalates . . . have been found in samples of food […]
December 27, 2021

Pregnancy, smoking, and alcohol don’t mix

All the expectations, hopes, and dreams of the coming birth of a little baby can come crashing down when late in the pregnancy the baby stops […]