A new release from American Academy of Pediatrics shows that if an exclusively breastfeeding mother takes a vitamin D supplement of 6400 IU/day, her breast milk supplies an adequate amount of vitamin D for her nursing infant, and it is not necessary to give a vitamin D supplement directly to the infant.Read Full Story
If you feel a lump, sense something is wrong or just want to be armed with as much information about breast cancer diagnosis as possible, a prominent chief of general surgery clears up any mystery — so you can separate facts from fiction.Read Full Story
Raise your hand if there is some type of calcium supplement in your home right now. If you did, you're definitely not alone, as chews, liquids, pills and powders containing the vital nutrient are collectively one of the most popular supplements in the U.S., after multi-vitamins. But you might want to throw your calcium supplement away after you read this.Read Full Story
Sitting in my high school’s auditorium for an assembly, you would think I had ants in my pants from the lack of self control over my limbs. A friend next to me whispered "sit still" as I sat up, sat down, repositioned this way and that. Almost seven years later, and still unable to remain seated for too long, one study now shows that the act of fidgeting could potentially prevent health hazards.Read Full Story
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