What is endometriosis?

What is endometriosis?

  • November 11, 2015
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One in ten women in the US are affected by endometriosis. In this disorder, tissue that would normally grow inside the uterus, grows outside near the ovaries or abdomen, or the lining of the pelvic cavity. This misplaced tissue sill…

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5 benefits of Folic Acid

5 benefits of Folic Acid

Folic Acid is a B vitamin, vitamin B9 to be exact, that the body uses for cell re-growth.   Folic acid can be found naturally in higher amounts in dark leafy greens, spinach, broccoli, lentils, citrus, beef liver and some…

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7 ways to reduce SIDS risk

7 ways to reduce SIDS risk

  • October 28, 2015
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About 3,500 infants die suddenly and unexpectedly each year in the US from SIDS. There are ways to help reduce the risk:   -Place babies on their backs to sleep. -Use a firm sleep surface and an approved crib. -Do…

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Ashkenazi Women & BRCA Testing

Ashkenazi Women & BRCA Testing

Eastern European Jewish women, or Ashkenazi Jews,  are testing positive for breast cancer at alarming rates. While one out of eight hundred people in the general population have a mutation in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene, studies have found that…

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5 Post Baby Body Truths

5 Post Baby Body Truths

  • June 25, 2015
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We’ve all seen the headlines of some celebrity stepping out, looking thin, flawless, and well-rested after just having a baby. Of course what we don’t see is the team of nannies, nutritionists, personal trainers, personal chefs, et al that may…

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