• FDA is Sued to Admit Mercury Amalgams are Dangerous to Pregnant Women and Children

    FDA is Sued to Admit Mercury Amalgams are Dangerous to Pregnant Women and Children0

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    • December 9, 2009

    After ten years of ignoring petitions, congressional hearings and letters; Consumer dental health advocates have finally won a lawsuit against the FDA to publicly admit that Mercury Amalgams are a threat to human health. The FDA warning now points particularly at pregnant women, children as well as those who have immune compromised health. In the

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  • Taking Folic Acid Supplements Before Conception Linked To Reduced Risk Of Premature Birth

    Taking Folic Acid Supplements Before Conception Linked To Reduced Risk Of Premature Birth0

    Taking folic acid supplements for at least a year before conception is associated with reduction in the risk of premature birth, according to a study by Radek Bukowski (from the University of Texas Medical Branch, United States of America) and colleagues. Although most pregnancies last about 40 weeks, many babies (for example around 12% in

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  • Probiotics may help ward off postpartum obesity

    Probiotics may help ward off postpartum obesity0

    NEW YORK: Pregnant women who take probiotic supplements starting in the first trimester are less likely to develop central obesity after they’ve given birth, according to a new study. Central obesity was defined as a body mass index of 30 or higher or a waist circumference greater than 80 centimeters, about 31-1/2 inches. At 1

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  • Walk Away The Pregnancy Pounds Study

    Walk Away The Pregnancy Pounds Study0

    Pregnancy pounds. Baby weight. No matter what you call it, it’s probably on your mind if you’re a new mom. And while many exercise options can help you get back in shape, few offer the triple benefits of stroller walking: 1) You do it with your baby, 2) It provides an opportunity to meet and

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  • Mothers Act fuels multibillion dollar industry

    Mothers Act fuels multibillion dollar industry0

    Motherhood has fallen prey to the psycho-pharmaceutical complex. If new legislation known as the Mother’s Act becomes law, the drugging of infants through pregnant and nursing mothers will no doubt increase. Congress has rightfully refused to pass this bill for eight years. The official title is currently the “Melanie Blocker Stokes Mom’s Opportunity to Access

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  • TV Time May Harm Children

    TV Time May Harm Children0

    Researchers have found that, along with significantly increasing the risk of childhood obesity, the likelihood of behavioral problems also goes up when kids watch more than two hours a day of TV. “Sustained TV watching has a negative effect on behavior and social skills,” said Carla Weidman, a psychologist in the child development unit at

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