October Health News Review
October 7, 2014
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#5 - The Cesarean-Industrial Complex - The Atlantic Monthly, August 13, 2014
"...only 38% of Cesareans today have a clear medical
indication...C-section babies go on to have a 22% higher risk of
obesity, nearly double the risk of celiac disease, a 20% higher risk of
asthma and type 1 diabetes, and up to an 800% higher risk of sensitivity
to allergens...C-sections bring in about 50% more revenue than vaginal
#4 - Off the drugs, onto the cupcakes - NY Times - September 15, 2014
"...food and drugs have similar influence on the
brain’s reward center...sugar, not fat, stimulates cravings...a widely
cited study found that Oreo cookies activated the brain’s pleasure or
reward center as much as cocaine and morphine, at least in laboratory
#3 - Exercise before school may help ADHD symptoms in kids - ScienceDaily September 9, 2014
"...physical activity appears to be a promising
intervention method for ADHD with well-known benefits to health overall.
This gives schools one more good reason to incorporate physical
activity into the school day." -Alan Smith
#2 - Little league win lifts district marred by violence - NY Times August 28, 2014
"They are medicine for a municipality dulled into a
sort of crime stupor because of all the shootings. We are better than
that. And these kids are a living, breathing symbol of that.” -Terrance
#1 - Bacteria from bees possible alternative to antibiotics - ScienceDaily September 8, 2014
Local Raw Honey, a mandatory superfood:
"...[the bacteria in raw honey] produce the right kind
of antimicrobial compounds...It seems to have worked well for millions
of years of protecting bees' health...However, since store-bought honey
doesn't contain the living lactic acid bacteria, many of its unique
properties have been lost..." -Tobias Olofsson.
"I had back issues that he corrected within a
couple of weeks and a long-term elbow injury...and after weeks of
treatment, my elbow is feeling great!"
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