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12 Medical Myths Even Most Doctors Believe…

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Monday, 11 October 2010 12:55
Dr. Mercola refutes 12 common health myths. Among the myths are that: 1) Cardio is on one of the best types of exercise; 2) Vaccines are safe and effective and prevent disease; 3) Fluoride in your water lowers your risk of cavities; 4) GMO’s crops are safe, well tested and economically beneficial; 5) Sun causes skin cancer; 6) Saturated fat causes heart disease; 7) Artificial sweeteners are safe, well tested and help promote weight loss; 8) Soy is a health food; 9) Whole grains are good for...

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Thimerosal Does Not Cause Autism, Study Concludes

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Monday, 11 October 2010 12:54

“Thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative used in vaccines, does not increase the likelihood that a child will be diagnosed with autism, according to a new study.”

Read the full article here: http://vaccinenewsdaily.com/news/215390-thimerosal-does-not-cause-autism-study-concludes

 

Millions Die Due to Withheld Medical Treatment

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Monday, 11 October 2010 12:47
What we eat, how much we exercise, how we handle stress and our social connections are often collectively referred to as “lifestyle medicine” and evidence has proven that it is the most effective prevention and treatment for chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. Yet the health care system that is currently in place provides insurance primarily for invasive, expensive and ultimately ineffective treatments like surgery, pharmaceuticals, and other medical care. But because...

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Pacifiers: Yes or No?

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Monday, 11 October 2010 12:45

This article provides a careful discussion of the pros and cons of pacifiers and their appropriate use. Ultimately, the article concludes there is a time and a place for both pacifiers and comfort sucking at the breast and that a well-informed mother will make good decisions about using a pacifier to the best benefit of her family.

Read the full article here: http://www.llli.org/NB/NBNovDec95p172.html

 

10 Ways to Prepare a Mom for a Bad Birth

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Monday, 11 October 2010 12:44

This article details the systematic steps in which modern medicine sabotages a healthy woman’s opportunity for a natural pregnancy and birth by subtly (and not so subtly) undermining her strength and feeding her misinformation to make things more lucrative and convenient for the hospital/doctor, but not the mother.

Read the full article here: http://mamabirth.blogspot.com/2010/09/10-ways-to-prepare-mom-for-bad-birth.html

 

I Was Wrong About Veganism. Let Them Eat Meat – But Farm It Properly

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Monday, 11 October 2010 12:40
Back in 2002, a writer for The Guardian, George Monbiot, wrote a scathing article “Why vegans were right all along: Famine can only be avoided if the rich give up meat, fish and dairy” in which he concluded that veganism “is the only ethical response to what is arguably the world’s most urgent social justice issue.” In September, 2010 he wrote an article in support of the book that persuaded him that he was wrong in his previous article, and that the issue is much more complex than...

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How to Make Your Own Organic Baby Food

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Monday, 11 October 2010 12:37
It takes little more than a blender and a fork, and perhaps a dash of formula or breast-milk for consistency, to feed your young one nutritious, natural foods. And an ice-cube tray works well for freezing individual portions of your tot’s meals. The article also includes information on certain food cautions for infants, how to maintain the essential nutrients of the food during preparation and how to gradually introduce them to an adult palate of flavors and textures as they grow.

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Mother Wit

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Monday, 11 October 2010 12:16

“Mother wit” or “woman’s intuition” are phrases that mean to follow your gut instinct. This article discusses value of your intuition to make important life decisions. How often do you ask yourself “what does my gut say?” How often do we consult and listen to our intuition instead of rationalizing our way into action?

Read the full article here: http://www.mothering.com/health/mother-wit

 
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