health & body

Injection Given to New Moms to Speed Up the Delivery of the Placenta May Cause Breastfeeding Problems

Injection Given to New Moms to Speed Up the Delivery of the Placenta May Cause Breastfeeding Problems

New findings, published in the scientific journal, Breastfeeding Medicine show that new mothers who receive the drug ergotmetrine are more likely to experience pain or problems while breastfeeding as

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HOW TO: Make a Homemade and Effective Natural Cough Syrup

HOW TO: Make a Homemade and Effective Natural Cough Syrup

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EWG Warns Consumers in New Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

EWG Warns Consumers in New Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives

We’ve followed the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen list for fruits and vegetables every year, and now they have published a Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives as part of their

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HOW TO: Make a Homemade, All-Natural Lice Prevention Spray Using Just 3 Ingredients!

HOW TO: Make a Homemade, All-Natural Lice Prevention Spray Using Just 3 Ingredients!

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VEGAN THANKSGIVING RECIPE GUIDE: Dozens of Cruelty-Free Dishes for a Delectable Thanksgiving Feast

VEGAN THANKSGIVING RECIPE GUIDE: Dozens of Cruelty-Free Dishes for a Delectable Thanksgiving Feast

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15 Beneficial Uses for Coconut Oil

15 Beneficial Uses for Coconut Oil

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Drinking Milk is Linked to Higher Mortality Rates and Bone Fractures, According to New Study

Drinking Milk is Linked to Higher Mortality Rates and Bone Fractures, According to New Study

Milk: it does a body… bad? According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal which followed 100,000 Swedish people over 20-30 years, drinking more milk was equated with higher

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HOW TO: Make Homemade Energy Bars Your Whole Family Will Love

HOW TO: Make Homemade Energy Bars Your Whole Family Will Love

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Researchers Say Autism May be Linked to More Than 100 Genes

Researchers Say Autism May be Linked to More Than 100 Genes

Scientists have had a fair share of trouble finding out which genes cause autism — due to parents’ unwillingness to have their kids tested — and a lack of technology. However, a new

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6 Scary Home Air Pollutants to Avoid this Halloween & Beyond

6 Scary Home Air Pollutants to Avoid this Halloween & Beyond

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New Study Says Preeclampsia May Be Caused by the Fetus, Not the Placenta

New Study Says Preeclampsia May Be Caused by the Fetus, Not the Placenta

If you’re pregnant or have had a baby, you’ve likely heard of preeclampsia, a harmful and sometimes deadly condition affecting pregnant women. In the past, it’s been thought that

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Brain Cancer Rate for Girls Increases 550% in Florida Town, Possibly Due to Radioactive Waste

Brain Cancer Rate for Girls Increases 550% in Florida Town, Possibly Due to Radioactive Waste

A special investigation featured in The Nation has revealed that brain cancer rates among young girls in The Acreage, a south Florida town, have shot up in recent years, and radioactive waste may be

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Broccoli Sprout Extract May Help Treat Autism Symptoms

Broccoli Sprout Extract May Help Treat Autism Symptoms

If we were going to look for the next line of treatment for symptoms of autism, broccoli sprout extract might not be very high on our list of remedies — until now. A small recent study that involved

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6 Yummy Ways to Get Your Family to Nosh on Seaweed and Sea Vegetables

6 Yummy Ways to Get Your Family to Nosh on Seaweed and Sea Vegetables

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FREE ’60 Minutes of Motion’ Deck of Cards Encourages Kids to Get Active

FREE ’60 Minutes of Motion’ Deck of Cards Encourages Kids to Get Active

In honor of National Child Health Day, (October 6) families can download a fun physical activity program called 60 Minutes of Motion for free. New U.S. research proves fit bodies lead to fit minds in

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Five Year-Old Girl is First Child in the UK to Receive a Prosthetic Hand Made with 3D Printing Technology

Five Year-Old Girl is First Child in the UK to Receive a Prosthetic Hand Made with 3D Printing Technology

Picture: SWNS In what may be one of the most inspiring and innovative uses for 3D printing we’ve seen, a young girl has just received a brand new hand thanks to 3D printing technology. Five year-old

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Beyond Wheat: A Guide to Gluten-Free Flours (and What to Make with Them)

Beyond Wheat: A Guide to Gluten-Free Flours (and What to Make with Them)

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8 Natural Remedies for Bee Stings

8 Natural Remedies for Bee Stings

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