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Are You Germophobic with Your Baby?

submitted by: admin on 05/26/2015
Infants whose gut is colonized by ES. coli bacteria early in life have a higher number of memory B cells in their blood. according to an article posted in the May of 2012 issue of the Journal of Immunology. There has been a trend caused by an increasingly hygienic lifestyle where this colonization is occuring later than in previous decades. This is believed to...

Aspirin: Is it Safe?

submitted by: admin on 09/18/2013
Aspirin is the most used drug in the US. They are not safe because of bleeding and perforations. Over the counter substitutes are readily available and work well and their acceptance.        

Baby Aspirin: How Safe Is It?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
 When we think of aspirin, especially a baby aspirin, it seems innocuous. However, complications occur very commonly and can be devastating. Alternate solutions should be considered and they are discussed.          

Can a Baby Aspirin a Day Keep Cancer Away?

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  The general consensus is that aspirin is good for secondary prevention of fatal heart attacks and strokes, but that it is not for primary prevention. Now there's evidence that cancers might be prevented and treated with aspirin. The decision to use baby aspirin is more compelling now that there's some data supporting that it can not only prevent...

Children's Diet Can Affect Their IQ

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Children fed healthy diets have a slightly higher IQ than those fed junk food by age eight. A study at the University of Adelaide compared home-prepared food, ready-prepared baby food, breast feeding, and junk food diets over the first two years of life and measured IQ at age eight. They found that the best diet had a two IQ point advantage and the...

Does Your Baby Need Baby Wash?

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
  I never cease to be amazed at the lack of ethics of the pharmaceutical companies and much of the rest of the medical industry. Making a profit is clearly the major objective; service is often merely a convenience. Johnson and Johnson (J & J) are not an exception. In the February 2013 issue of the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal...

Managing Peptic Ulcers

submitted by: admin on 10/10/2013
The cause and treatment of peptic ulcers is discussed with attention to H. pylori and lifestyle factors. The dangers of the purple pill are highlighted and natural therapies discussed.

Super Natural Home with Beth Greer Part II

submitted by: admin on 03/25/2019
Indoor pollution is worse, according to the EPA, than outside. Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, come from paints and glues and should be avoided. They are endocrine disruptors that are not safe. Even candles and air fresheners are another source of air pollution in the home. Beeswax is best for candles. Fragrances have up to 100 chemicals that can add to...

The Worst Toxins with Vicki and Stacy Malkan

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
  Toxins are widespread are in most of our cosmetic products because they are mostly unregulated. The three "P's" are widely used and include parabens; there are dozens of them and they are linked to cancer because they cause early puberty, a risk factor for breast cancer. The second P are pthalates, which is very widespread. They are plastic...