Progress in Protecting Fetuses From Zika

Progress in Protecting Fetuses From Zika

For the past 18 months, pregnant women have lived in fear as Zika, a virus they had never heard of, spread throughout much of the world leaving behind thousands of babies born with underdeveloped brains and other birth defects. Medical researchers are aggressively trying to develop a vaccine or treatment that is effective in stopping […]

Cranberry Juice and Urinary Tract Infections – a Myth?

Cranberry Juice and Urinary Tract Infections – a Myth?

Many women swear by cranberries as a home remedy for bladder and urinary tract issues. But, researchers also swear (and claim to have shown) that it is a myth that cranberry juice or other foods containing the berries can prevent or treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). What is the answer? Products with cranberries in them, […]

Chemicals Used Daily Hurting Health and Wallet

Chemicals Used Daily Hurting Health and Wallet

Harmful chemicals invade everyone’s lives in surprising ways. Substances that can cause behavioral, neurological, and hormonal issues are in plastic food containers, water bottles, cosmetics, toys, and even sofas. These chemicals, used or encountered daily, are hurting people’s health and wallets, costs $340 billion in health-related costs annually in the U.S. A new study looked […]