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Lavender essence for post-cesarean pain.

Source: PubMed Post cesarean (CS) pain is a challenging problem for the obstetricians, because it may interfere with mother and baby’s well-being. Many approaches have been ever proposed to diminish this pain, each one with particular benefits and limitations. Aromatherapy … Continue reading

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UK aid helps to fund forced sterilisation of India’s poor

Gethin Chamberlain Guardian Tens of millions of pounds of UK aid money have been spent on a programme that has forcibly sterilised Indian women and men, the Observer has learned. Many have died as a result of botched operations, while … Continue reading

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Obese Mothers 67% More Likely to Have a Child with Autism

Anthony Gucciardi Natural Society New research has drawn a direct link between obese mothers and autistic babies, finding that overweight pregnant women have a startling 67% higher chance of having an autistic child than those who are not. In the … Continue reading

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Babies treated in the womb for obesity: Overweight mothers-to-be get diabetes pill to cut the risk of having a fat child

Julie-anne Barnes & Fiona Macrae Daily Mail Babies are being medicated in the womb in an attempt to prevent them from being  born obese. In a world first, dangerously overweight mothers-to-be in four British cities have started taking a diabetes … Continue reading

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Int’l Women’s Day: Women reclaim their stewardship of life, reject GMOs, GMO vaccines

Sylvia Gonzales & Esther Rhodes Food Freedom News Women and children’s bodies are the very source of the world’s future. Yet women and children’s bodies are at the heart of the corporate assault. That is the reality women face on … Continue reading

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Mom’s Exposure to Air Pollution Can Increase Kids’ Behavior Problems

Alice Park Time Pregnant women who are exposed to high levels of air pollution may be putting their children at increased risk of developing anxiety, depression and attention problems, a new study finds. In urban areas, nearly everyone is exposed … Continue reading

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Obesity is being ‘fuelled by gender-bending chemicals in toys and tin cans’

Fiona MacRae Daily Mail Gender-bending chemicals in mobile phones, toys and sunglasses may be fuelling the obesity epidemic, a report warns today. The chemicals – which are  unavoidable in the modern world – may also help trigger diabetes, the review … Continue reading

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A Brave Face

Source: ABC/Journeyman Pictures Last year in Bangladesh there were 179 acid attacks. Often the result of land disputes, the crime has long been seen as family business. Finally, police are cracking down on this nations shame. Seventeen year old Hasina … Continue reading

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BBC – Biology of Dads

Every child needs a father’ is a phrase heard often enough, but is there any evidence to support it? In this enlightening documentary, child psychologist Laverne Antrobus goes on a quest to discover why a dad’s relationship with his offspring … Continue reading

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Why Is the FDA Saying It’s OK to Eat Seafood 10,000 Times Over the Safe Limit for Dangerous Carcinogens?

Source: Alternet Ever since the largest offshore oil spill in history spewed into the Gulf of Mexico last year, independent public health experts have questioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s efforts to effectively protect Americans from consuming contaminated seafood. … Continue reading

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