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Schizophrenia and Autoimmune Disease - Fire in the Mind

A recent study contributes to the literature suggesting a bidrectional relationship between schizophrenia and autoimmune diseases. In a Danish cohort, individuals with schizophrenia and infectious...

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Oxytocin and Maternal Depression

Oxytocin is a pituitary hormone that plays a critical role in the natural physiology of childbirth, lactation, and mother-infant bonding. In a recent study, researchers followed 46...

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Celiac Disease and Infertility

A number of European and two American studies have demonstrated a relationship between celiac disease and infertility. In 188 infertile women, 5.9% of those presenting with unexplained infertility...

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Craving Carbs

Beyond the likelihood of flour to contain gluten, genetically modified grains, pesticides, and unpronounceable ingredients, it promotes blood sugar instability that looks a lot like irritability...

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Forget About Cavities, What About Brains? - The Fluoride Fallacy
  • This Harvard University meta-analysis exposes the potential...
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New Habits Die Hard - Dessicated Thyroid Treatment
  • In my practice, I routinely prescribe compounded dessicated thyroid or Nature-Throid for symptom relief until we can work to limit the patient’s immune system attack on the thyroid...
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OBs Love You Flat On Your Back – Bed Rest in Pregnancy
  • Despite the fact that no randomized trial has ever been done to support this recommendation, bed rest in pregnancy is offered as a “preventative measure” for all manner of mid-late...
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Fearless Medicine Radio – Radical Perspectives on Health

Welcome to Fearless Parent Radio and my own show, Fearless Medicine.

Over at Fearless Parent, where I am Medical Director, Louise Kuo Habakus and Alison MacNeil host a provocative weekly radio...

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Isn't the Flu Vaccine Saving Lives?

The push to vaccinate for flu (influenza) has trickled down to our most vulnerable, pregnant women, children, and elderly. I discuss my concerns about this practice here and here, but a study, hot...

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Teach Your Baby to Eat, In the Womb

In many ways, pregnant moms-to-be and the nursing mothers are both charged with translating the environment to the growing baby. This transmission includes information about stress, pathogens, and...

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A Woman's Friend: Magnesium

I sometimes think about what supplements I might grab in a house fire, and magnesium is one of them.

I'd never diminish the evidence-based power of B vitamins, fatty acids, and fat...

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Pregnancy-Friendly Protection? The Truth About Whooping Cough Vaccine

So, you’re trying to grow a plant. You take it inside, in a little pot. You feed it fertilizer, put it under lights, and when it starts to wilt, you prop it up with all sorts of sticks and...

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