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OCD May Stem From Birth Trauma

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A new study (published in JAMA Psychiatry Oct 5, 2016) reveals that the more stressful the birth is on the baby, the higher the risk that baby has for developing Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) decades later.   Children who were born prematurely and children who experienced stress during delivery both had statistically significant increases in the… Read more »

Now They Are Admitting It: Fluoride Lowers IQ

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A mother’s exposure to fluoride during pregnancy could lower the intelligence of her children, researchers say. Following a group of Mexican children from the time of their mother’s pregnancy to early adolescence, an international team of researchers found an association between high fluoride levels in the mothers’ urine and reduced scores on the children’s cognitive… Read more »

Latest Study Reveals Heart Protective Properties of Caffeine

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Last year I wrote an article for fellow coffee and tea lovers, explaining the positive value of caffeine for brain health (reducing dementia risk and progression) and even skin promoting properties (decreasing the incidence of basal cell carcinoma!)   But many people still shy away from caffeine because of concerns over its effect on the… Read more »

Meet Bonnie

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Meet dear Bonnie. She is married to a wonderful man whom she loves very very much.  I can relate to that! Similar to my Balloons for Audry event I wanted her to share her story here today because I adore what she has decided to do, to contribute what she can to a very personal… Read more »

Shout out to my loves…

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Just so absolutely on-my-knees grateful for the love in my life…   … a husband I met in med school…     … and married.         Children who have literally taken my breath away from sheer happiness…     … over and over again.     That my hubby is my best… Read more »

Happy Halloween

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Thoughts On Health will be on Wednesday this week, because today we’ll be busy…   …snacking on these…     I toast these from the pumpkins we carve… seasoning them with lots of cayenne pepper, some garlic, paprika and salt, then 5 minutes in a 450 degree oven and you arrive at YUM!   …… Read more »