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Is Behavior Influenced By Cesarean or Vaginal Delivery?

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C-sections are sometimes inevitable and often necessary to save the lives of mother and baby. However, elective C-section have skyrocketed in that last three decades increasing respiratory problems, obesity and altering a baby’s microbiome influencing allergies and asthma later in life. New evidence show they also cause altered patterns of cell death across the brain acute effects on human neurodevelopment that may lead to long-lasting changes in the brain and behavior.

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5 Flu Vaccine Myths Every Person Should Know

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From commercials, to TV shows and bill boards, you can’t miss the rush to propagandize flu vaccination for pregnant mothers, children and the elderly every fall. Not only does the CDC admit flu shots don’t work, but there is absolutely no evidence that any influenza vaccine prevents the flu any more than a placebo. Here are six myths to be aware of before deciding to submit yourself or your loved one to flu vaccines.

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Higher Levels of Fluoride Found To Be Linked With ADHD In Children

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There is overwhelming evidence that the prolonged ingestion of fluoride causes significant damage to health and particularly to the nervous system. According to University of Toronto and York University researchers, higher levels of fluoride during pregnancy have now been linked with more ADHD-like symptoms in school-age children

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Growing Evidence Suggests Why More People Distrust Scientific Findings

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The most prestigious peer-reviewed journals in the world are having less influence among scientists due to the shift in the ways we deal with scientific query. In an era of fact-checking and “alternative facts,” many people simply choose not to believe research findings and other established facts, according to a new paper co-authored by a professor at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

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Defensiveness Is One Of The Biggest Reasons We Don’t Embrace Healthy Behaviors

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Public health messages often tell people things they don’t want to hear: Stop smoking, stop drinking alcohol, exercise more, trade your pizza and hot dogs for a salad. For many people, these messages trigger our natural defenses. They make us feel bad about ourselves and our choices, leading our subconscious to reject the healthy encouragement. So how can we truly transform ourselves if our support structure for health makes us feel guilty?

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The Reason You Can’t Keep A Secret

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“Don’t tell anyone” is likely a phrase you have heard before or after someone tells you a secret. But why is it so hard to not spill the beans? One Baylor College of Medicine expert explains why this is a challenge.

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Six FDA Approved Sweeteners Proven Toxic To Human Digestion

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Using artificial sweeteners causes biochemical changes in the body and actually throw off the body’s ability to monitor how many calories we consume .FDA-approved artificial sweeteners and sport supplements have now been found to be toxic to digestive gut microbes, according to a new paper published in Molecules.

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Do People Notice The Difference Between Strategic Kindness and Real Kindness?

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Psychologists at the University of Sussex have confirmed that the warm glow of kindness is real, even when there’s nothing in it for you. In their study, published in NeuroImage, they undertook a major analysis of existing research showing the brain scans relating to over 1000 people making kind decisions. For the first time, they split the analysis between what happens in the brain when people act out of genuine altruism – where there’s nothing in it for them – and when they act with strategic kindness – when there is something to be gained as a consequence.

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Which Milk Alternatives Are Worthy of Your Consideration?

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The risks of consuming pasteurized cow’s milk are pronounced when consuming in the long term, especially for women. Not only does pasteurized milk create imbalances in the ratios of crucial minerals, but it influences progression and rates of osteoporosis.

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