Category: Whole Food Diets

Chemicals in Mom-to-Be's Makeup Impact Kid's Weight
view post Chemicals in Mom-to-Be’s Makeup Impact Kid’s Weight

Parabens are chemicals that have long been used as a preservative in cosmetics and body care products. A number of

3 Brothers Have the Same Rare Cancer
view post 3 Brothers Have the Same Rare Cancer

The Rush brothers, ages 5 years, 4 years, and 7 months, share something that most brothers don’t: bilateral retinoblastoma, a

Few Teen Boys at Risk for HIV Get Tested
view post Few Teen Boys at Risk for HIV Get Tested

Close to 15% of HIV infections in the United States are undiagnosed, but the undiagnosed rate is more than 3.5

U.S. Heroin Use Nearly Doubled Over Two Decades
view post U.S. Heroin Use Nearly Doubled Over Two Decades

Deaths from heroin overdoses also jumped, from just under 2,100 deaths in 2002 to more than 15,000 deaths in 2018,

Family Members Are Swiping Hospice Patients' Painkillers: Study
view post Family Members Are Swiping Hospice Patients’ Painkillers: Study

In a survey of 371 hospices, 31% reported at least one case in which drugs were taken from a patient

After a Cancer Diagnosis, I Went Plant-Based and Transformed My Health
view post After a Cancer Diagnosis, I Went Plant-Based and Transformed My Health

Before beginning this journey, I’d tried every dieting fad under the sun: Paleo, protein shakes… the list is endless. Nothing

view post Tips For Cutting Out Processed Food: From Reader Sara

Mom, Sara, shares how she gets her kids involved in the kitchen and other tips and advice for cutting out

Meds May Not Prevent Migraines in Kids
view post Meds May Not Prevent Migraines in Kids

A number of drugs are used to prevent migraines, but treatment of youngsters has largely been based on the results

Baby in Your Room? Yes. Baby in Your Bed? No.
view post Baby in Your Room? Yes. Baby in Your Bed? No.

To decrease the risk of SUID, or sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents

How Does Social Media Shape Your Food Choices?
view post How Does Social Media Shape Your Food Choices?

Those participants who believed their social media buddies ate the recommended five daily portions of fruits and vegetables in turn

Puberty in Girls Starting Earlier and Earlier
view post Puberty in Girls Starting Earlier and Earlier

The age of breast development — which represents the first clinical sign of female puberty — has declined an average

LGBT Teens Still Plagued by Suicidal Thoughts
view post LGBT Teens Still Plagued by Suicidal Thoughts

Over the years, more kids have been identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) — and their likelihood of

view post Coronavirus Infects 61 People Aboard Cruise Ship

The outbreak began with a passenger who disembarked in Hong Kong on January 25, and tested positive 6 days later.

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions
view post No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

That kind of overprescribing raises risks for everyone, experts say, as bacteria gain more chances to mutate around the life-saving

Blood Thinners, Bleeding Tied to Colon Cancer Risk
view post Blood Thinners, Bleeding Tied to Colon Cancer Risk

Gastrointestinal bleeding in patients taking blood thinners for an irregular heartbeat should prompt doctors to check for colon cancer, a

view post Mini Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecakes

As Valentine’s Day approaches, a little plant-based decadence is in order! This Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake can be made as minis or

FDA Not Recommending Recalls of Diabetes Drug
view post FDA Not Recommending Recalls of Diabetes Drug

The FDA began testing samples of metformin for the carcinogen NDMA at the end of last year. Contamination with this

2 Million Lost Health Coverage, Access to Care
view post 2 Million Lost Health Coverage, Access to Care

Two million more Americans didn’t seek health care from late 2016 through 2017 because they couldn’t afford it and/or lacked

Medical 'Yarn' Is Made From Human Skin
view post Medical ‘Yarn’ Is Made From Human Skin

The researchers said that unlike synthetic material currently used in most surgeries, this yarn wouldn’t pose any risk of causing

Impact of Flavored E-Cigarette Ban Doubted
view post Impact of Flavored E-Cigarette Ban Doubted

Youth-friendly flavors such as mint and fruit are targeted by the ban, but menthol and tobacco flavors will still be