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Induced Labor Increases C-Section Risk

The growing trend in America of inducing labor has long been an issue that stirs controversy. Induced labor is often planned, but in many cases it is a decision made by a concerned doctor who doesn’t think the pregnancy should go on any longer. Whatever the...

Before Shoes Humans Ran Safely and Comfortably

The normal heel-to-toe method of running has come under scrutiny over the years because of its damaging effects on the human body. The damaging impacts that occur from heel-to-toe running are equivalent to two to three times a runner’s body weight. Scientists...

Eating And Drinking During Labor?

Traditionally, the practice of restricting fluids and food during labor has been thought to be beneficial. Practitioners have held this view since the 1940s. The restriction is thought to prevent Mendelson’s syndrome (named after work by Dr. Carl Mendelson), a...

Primed Immune Systems -‘Good’ Bacteria

It has long been known among medical professionals that taking broad-spectrum antibiotics over a long period of time can lead to severe secondary bacterial infections and the overall weakening of the immune system. Only now researchers from the University of...

Your Food Choice After Workout Matters

New research coming out of the University of Michigan tells us that “exercise doesn’t occur in a vacuum, and it is very important to look at both the effects of exercise and what you’re eating after exercise.” These new findings are changing...

Ionic Foot Detox With the Right Nutrients

Ionic Foot Detox Systems are often found in spas, beauty salons and chiropractic offices. They are used to rid the body of toxins accumulated by the consumption of unhealthy foods or drinks, breathing unhealthy air, taking drugs or being exposed to harmful chemicals....

Asthma? Vitamin D To The Rescue

According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) roughly 1 in 10 American children have asthma, which is double the number that had it in 1980. Additionally, an estimated third of those who have asthma have never been diagnosed, says Dr. James Krieger, chief of...

Peanut Alergies -Breakthrough for Children

Peanut allergy cases in children are on the rise, which adds to the already problematic diagnostic issues that are associated with the most common form of allergy. New research and testing is making sense out of the confusion over who is and is not allergic to...