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HEALTH AND WELLNESS

C-Section Birth Raises Risk of Asthma in Newborns by 79 Percent

By on Jan 28, 2018 in CHILDREN, HEALTH AND WELLNESS, NUTRITION, PREGNANCY |

Children delivered by cesarean section (c-section) are significantly more likely to develop asthma and allergies later in life than children delivered through natural, vaginal birth, according to a study conducted by researchers from National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in Bilthoven, the Netherlands. Researchers compared the rates of asthma and...

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New Theory Links Ultrasound to Autism

By on Jan 28, 2018 in CHILDREN, HEALTH AND WELLNESS |

In May 2006, figures from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed what too many parents and educators already knew: The incidence of autism is high, making it an “urgent public health issue,” according to Dr. Jose Cordero, director of the CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. Only 12 years ago autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...

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Americans Are Less Healthy Than They Were in 1988

By on Jan 28, 2018 in CHILDREN, HEALTH AND WELLNESS, LIFE STYLE DESIGN, NUTRITION |

Anyone who hasn’t heard the healthy lifestyle message has to be living under a rock. But whether it’s the vegetable-hating inner child or the primal urge to conserve physical energy asserting itself, millions of middle-age Americans are having none of it. The obesity rate increased to 36 percent from 28 percent. And 43 percent of Americans said they worked out at...

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Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America’s Favorite Health Food

By on Jan 28, 2018 in 21st Century Nutrition, CANCER, HEALTH AND WELLNESS |

By Kaayla T. Daniel Issue 124: May/June 2004 Over the past decade, soy foods have become America’s favorite health food. Newspapers, magazines, and best-selling health writers have proclaimed the “joy of soy” and promoted the belief that soy food is the key to disease prevention and maximum longevity. The possibility that an inexpensive plant food could prevent...

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The Industry of Cancer

By on Jan 28, 2018 in CANCER, HEALTH AND WELLNESS |

I’m one of those friends you don’t want to call…..when you are looking for money to support the race for the ______, the bike for the______, the fund drive for the cure ______ (You can fill in the blanks). Please don’t even bother! A dear friend called me last week stating that she wanted me to sponsor her in her effort to bike 40 miles to raise money to find the...

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Soda Tax Weighed as Way to Finance Health Care Commercial

By on Jan 28, 2018 in CANCER, CHILDREN, DIABETES, HEALTH AND WELLNESS, LIFE STYLE DESIGN, LIVING GREEN, NUTRITION, OBESITY |

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held the first ever conference on obesity titled “The Weight Of The Nation.” Obesity is a serious public health crisis, and according to new numbers released by the Journal of Health Affairs, spending on obesity-related health costs has doubled over the last decade, reaching a staggering $147 billion a...

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5 Ways to Stay Healthy After Breast Cancer

By on Jan 28, 2018 in Baby Boomers, BREAST CANCER, HEALTH AND WELLNESS |

Written By: Lorie Parch No direct link has been established between lifestyle habits and the risk of a breast cancer recurrence, but surviving cancer is a great occasion to evaluate habits. “A cancer diagnosis represents a teachable moment,” says Julia Rowland, PhD, director of the National Cancer Institute’s Office of Cancer Survivorship. “It gives you a chance to...

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6 Breast Cancer Symptoms that Most Women Don’t Know About

By on Jan 28, 2018 in Baby Boomers, BREAST CANCER, HEALTH AND WELLNESS |

Written By: Lisa Fayed, Breast that is warm to the touch: A breast that always feel warm, sometimes hot to the touch is a symptom of inflammatory breast cancer, a dangerous and rare type od the disease. Flat or inverted nipple: A nipple that is flat or inverted is also a symptom of breast cancer. This does not include having an inverted nipple since birth. A breast...

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Study Shows Link Between Antibiotic Use and Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

By on Jan 28, 2018 in BREAST CANCER, HEALTH AND WELLNESS |

A study published today (2/16/2004) in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)* provides evidence that use of antibiotics is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. The authors – from Group Health Cooperative (GHC) in Seattle; the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a part of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md.; the...

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