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The Top Article of the Week
More and More Women Are Dying in Childbirth, But Only in America – Sarah Frostenson: Vox
According to Sarah Frostenson of Vox in our “Best Article of the Week” more women are dying in childbirth in the US than in any other developed country, with experts indicating the problem is likely to keep getting worse.
While hemorrhage, pregnancy induced blood pressure spikes and other immediate emergent health concerns were previously, and in many areas of the world, were and are the leading cause of death among pregnant women, the story is different for those in North America.
Diabetes, underlying heart disease, as well as other chronic diseases are now the concerns of pregnancy, a true reflection of the state of Western health.
A focus on health during pregnancy is integral to the health of our future generations but this stage of a woman’s life is not simply an isolated phase. We are now possibly seeing the implications of long term poor health choices, highlighting the imperative role the Naturopathic Doctor can play in maternal and infant outcomes well before motherhood.
The Weight Of The World In All Its Confusion – Dr. Sarah LoBisco, ND
5 Ways Doctors Violate HIPAA Regulations Without Knowing It – Matthew: NDNR
9 Mistakes You’re Making on Your Weight-Loss Journey – Macaela Mackenzie
Time Delayed Eating Leads To Better Food Choices – RONI CARYN RABIN: The New York Times
9 Foods To Eat If You Want To Quit Sugar For Good – Katie Haines: Mind Body Green
Why I Started Eating Meat After 21 Years as a Vegetarian – Lilly O’Donnell: Greatist
Are Avocados Useful for Weight Loss, or Fattening? – Taylor Jones, RD
Is Coffee Good For Your Brain? – Hrefna Palsdottir, MS
How I Stay Calm When I Feel Like I’m About to Lose It – Susie Moore: Greatist
Removing Ourselves From the Centre of Everything – Leo Babauta: Zen Habits
The One Must-Do Extracurricular Activity For Every Child – Dr. Catherine Clinton, ND
Specific Health Conditions and Treatment Protocols
Cyclospora Outbreak: Canadian Health Officials Warn Of Parasite Causing Illnesses – Carmen Chai: Global News
Soy For Women With PCOS-It’s A Good Thing! – Dr. Tori Hudson, ND
Dealing With Child Eczema, New Insights – Razi Berry: NDNR
Scientists: This Fruit Promise to Reverse Aging – Angela Salerno
Pesticides And Diabetes – Dr. Andrew Weil’s
Research Reveals Patient Can Have More Than One Breast Cancer, Points At Treatments – Baylor College of Medicine
Probiotics Could Help With Weight Loss – Razi Berry: Natural Path
Needle Biopsies For Noninvasive Breast Cancer: Routine Analysis Wastes Millions – John Hopkins Medicine: Science Daily
Study Of Brain Activity Shows That Food Commercials Influence Children’s Food Choices – ScienceDaily: Elsevier Health Sciences