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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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Bad Medicine: Is Evidence What We Think It Is?

Medicine’s House of Cards – What Happens When We’ve Got It All Wrong

I have to admit, the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial still holds a special place in my...

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The Role of Psychiatric Meds in School Violence

I recently wrote a post on Fearless Parent, where I am Medical Director, to address concerns about the role of psychiatric meds in school violence. Take a look and see that I'm not the only one who...

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Anti-Feminist Medicine: Statins, Not for Women

Sometimes, pharmaceutical companies and their doctorly friends collectively make a bold move that shows their hand. Usually, this is in the form of indiscriminately and categorically broadening the...

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Resolve PMS to Prevent Postpartum Depression

These days, many women embark on conception and pregnancy, apprehensive about the potential for postpartum depression or anxiety to descend upon them in those early, new baby months. Since the...

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Endocrine Disruptors and Fetal Origins of Adult Disease

If You Can Grow A Fetus!

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Proof that Exercise Cures
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