• Massachusetts Warns Parents to Avoid BPA

    Massachusetts Warns Parents to Avoid BPA0

    The Boston Globe reported on August 4th that the public health official of Massachusetts are telling parents of young children to avoid using baby bottles and other food and beverage containers made with the plastic-hardening chemical bisphenol A (BPA). This warning to consumers makes Massachusetts one of the first states to take a stance on

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  • Folic acid in pregnancy may reduce risk of baby heart defects

    Folic acid in pregnancy may reduce risk of baby heart defects0

    Taking folic acid in early pregnancy is known to reduce the risk of spina bifida and related birth defects. Now, a new study has linked this nutrient to a lower risk of serious heart defects. What do we know already? Folic acid is a B vitamin that is essential for the healthy development of the

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