Guidelines on how to feed your baby are shifting… again

If you’re confused about what babies are meant to eat and when to start them on solids, you’re not alone. The guidelines have changed dramatically in the last century, flip-flopping all over the shop, and some experts believe it is time for another update. Once, allergenic foods were avoided, now they are recommended within the first year. Once, babies were […]

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AHA: Age, Race Are Leading Predictors of Heart Attacks in Pregnant Women

THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Heart attacks in pregnant women are rare, but the number is rising, particularly among older expectant mothers, according to a new study that looked at the most common factors behind the increase. The number of women who had heart attacks during or after pregnancy rose 19 percent from 2005 to 2014, the […]

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Interventions to delay and prevent type 2 diabetes are underused, researchers say

Lifestyle interventions, medication and surgery for patients diagnosed with pre-diabetes is proven to delay or prevent Type 2 diabetes in the majority of patients, but limited access to the often expensive treatments is fueling rising rates of the disease, according to research in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Currently, one in three American adults has prediabetes and more […]

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