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Is Chantix Safe to Help Quit Smoking?

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Pfizer's drug, Chantix, has already been linked to psychiatric side effects, but now has been found to increase the risk of heart attack in people with a history of heart disease. The risk in the placebo group was 0.9% and in the group on Chantix the risk was 200% higher with a percentage of 2.0. 2.3% needed coronary bypass procedures compared to 0.9% in...

Lavender Prevents Falls in the Elderly

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
  Falls in nursing homes are 2-3 times more frequent than the elderly living at home. There is considerablel morbidity and mortality with falls, especially in those people who are weak, osteoporotic, have poor balance, or on drugs that have sedative effects. In a study using lavender patches for one year showed that there were fewer falls than those...

Should we let crying babies cry?

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Should mothers of newborns let their babies cry it out or rush to their comfort? A study on 1200 infants sleeping patterns was tracked over 36 months. They found that by age 6 months that 2/3 of infants slept through the night. Of the 1/3 that did not, by 15 months they awakened twice a week, and by 15 months only once a week. If sleeping problems last more than...