May 22, 2019; By Leah Zerbe, MS, NASM-CPT, NASM-CES It's no secret that the sun (in moderate doses) provides all sorts of health benefits, including helping our bodies manufacture vital vitamin D. With beach season right around the corner, though, many people are looking for the best sunscreens to cut their risk of sun overexposure, sunburns and possibly skin cancer. The … [Read more...] about The Best Sunscreens of 2019 (and Toxic Ones to Avoid)
Published in The Wall Street Journal, U.S. Edition, on February 27, 2019, by Robert McMillan and Daniela Hernandez: Original Article Pinterest has stopped returning results for searches related to vaccinations, a drastic step the social-media company said is aimed at curbing the spread of misinformation but one that demonstrates the power of tech companies to censor … [Read more...] about Pinterest Bars Vaccination Searches in Move to Control the Conversation
A pediatric epidemic: Deformational plagiocephaly / brachycephaly and congenital muscular torticollis By Regina Fenton, CRNP and Susan A Gaetani, PT, DPT Published in Contemporary Pediatrics on February 1, 2019; Volume 36, Issue 2 (Re-posted from Original Article) A pediatric epidemic is sweeping the country. The incidence of infant deformational plagiocephaly and … [Read more...] about Flat Head Syndrome is fast becoming a pediatric epidemic
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services study confirms what we have experienced in our practice for many years, but on a national scale – that women who get their care at birth centers experience better outcomes, on average. – Ann McCarthy, CNM, MSN, Clinical Director of The Midwife Center, 01/30/2019 The results of a recent groundbreaking study are in: birth … [Read more...] about The results of a recent groundbreaking study are in: birth centers are coming out on top!
by Sonja Haller, USA Today, May 31, 2018 Miscarriage is so common that it happens to up to 25 percent of all pregnancies, according to the American Pregnancy Association. In the face of this heartbreak, doctors can often only tell women trying to conceive to wait 10-12 weeks and try again. The news this week out of the National Institutes of Health is that Vitamin D … [Read more...] about Vitamin D deficiency tied to miscarriages, study says