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“Business of Being Born” Explores Midwife-Attended Home Births

06 Apr 2015 | 37,014 Views

If you're planning to give birth any time in the near future, you owe it to yourself and your unborn baby to know the findings of this more than 17,000-birth study. Before your doctor has a chance to feed you these myths and frighten you, get armed with the facts.

Breast Is Best

02 Apr 2015 | 26,828 Views

New research shows that breastfeeding your child as an infant offers benefits that continue on through adulthood.

Expert Panel Recommends Children 14 and Under Be Protected by Food Marketing Policies

04 Feb 2015 | 24,778 Views

New "responsible" food-marketing guidelines could help protect children from the junk food industry's predatory marketing tactics.

The Toxic Profits of Shrimp Farming and Tin Mining

10 Jan 2015 | 262,290 Views

Not only is it exposed to illegal, toxic pesticides linked to brain damage, cancer, and Parkinson's - it's produced by harassing poor people, sucking their blood and looting their resources. Bad for you. Bad for the environment. It's really a no-brainer - avoid it like the plague...

7 Psychological Tips to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

08 Jan 2015 | 47,267 Views

By altering your mindset, you can achieve your New Year’s resolution for a healthier, happier and more successful year.

Contradicting Previous Announcements That Obesity Among Kindergarteners Is Declining, New Research Shows Severe Obesity Is on the Rise

31 Dec 2014 | 35,132 Views

They're trying to tell you it's declining, but a new study shows a very different picture. To help protect your children from a future of obesity and nasty diseases, don't feed them the same method that's been used to fatten up livestock.

Studies Show Diet and Lifestyle Choices of Both Parents Have Multigenerational Health Effects

29 Dec 2014 | 175,316 Views

According to this groundbreaking new study, if you struggle with extra flab and diabetes-like symptoms despite healthy eating, you may have to look no further than your father or your grandfather for answers.

The Importance of Reducing Your Toxic Burden When Planning to Start a Family

27 Dec 2014 | 305,393 Views

Microorganisms in your gastrointestinal tract play an integral part in your health, affecting everything from body weight and nutrition, to chronic diseases of all kinds

Phthalates and BPA Linked to IQ Reductions in Children, but FDA Reasserts the Chemical’s Safety

24 Dec 2014 | 231,616 Views

When study subjects drank from this type of container, the levels of a health-wrecking chemical in their urine rose 1,600%. This potent endocrine-disrupting chemical blocks estrogen receptors involved with repairing blood vessels and controlling blood pressure.

Are Children Medicated for Convenience, or Necessity?

20 Dec 2014 | 204,799 Views

Sales of this drug to children have increased eight-fold since 1993, despite its side effects including heart attacks, seizures, and blurred vision. And yet, in one study fish oil was found to be more effective than two of the most popular brands.

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