Month: February 2021

Tips for New Moms During the First Few Weeks

[ad_1] SOURCES: Hilary Baxendale, childbirth educator, doula, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. CDC: “Vaccines for Family and Caregivers.” Ji Sterling, Rolling Hills, CA. DONA International: “Benefits of a Doula.” Rachel Huryn, Edgewater Park, NJ. Liz Winer, Cresskill, NJ. Aleeah Alexander, Atlanta. CHOC Children’s Health System: “Do I Need a Lactation Consultant? Mayo Clinic: “Newborn Care: 10 Tips for …

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Afternoon Napping Linked to Better Mental Agility in Seniors

[ad_1] Taking a regular afternoon nap is linked to better scores on a dementia screener, suggests research published in the online journal General Psychiatry. It seems to be associated with better locational awareness, verbal fluency, and working memory, the findings indicate. As people age, their sleep patterns change, with afternoon naps becoming more frequent. But …

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Nighttime Light Pollution Linked to Preterm Birth

[ad_1] Scientists conducted the first study to examine the fetal health impact of light pollution based on a direct measure of skyglow, an aspect of light pollution. Using an empirical regularity discovered in physics, called Walker’s Law, a team from Lehigh University, Lafayette College and the University of Colorado-Denver, found evidence of reduced birth weight, …

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What Women Need to Know About Men’s Health – Talking About Men’s Health™

[ad_1] About Author Armin Brott is the proud father of three, a former U.S. Marine, a best-selling author, radio host, speaker, and one of the country’s leading experts on fatherhood. He writes frequently about fatherhood, families, and men’s health. Read more about Armin or visit his website, mrdad.com. You can also connect via social media: …

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Dealing with Unsolicited Fertility Advice from Others – Talking About Men’s Health™

[ad_1] They’re probably just trying to help, but getting an earful of advice from others about your infertility issue can be incredibly uncomfortable. And belittling. And distressing. Like you haven’t already been endlessly researching options and talking with providers. Untargeted infertility advice is often way off target…and it just keeps coming. But, although no one …

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Why Stage 3 Disillusionment Is the Key to Real Lasting Love – Talking About Men’s Health™

[ad_1] I’ve been a marriage and family counselor for more than fifty years now. I hear from men and women every day who are in pain and suffering because their relationship has gone downhill and is in danger of crashing. Though some relationships need to end for the good of the couple or their children, …

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Tomato powder is more effective than lycopene to alleviate exercise-induced lipid peroxidation in well-trained male athletes: randomized, double-blinded cross-over study | Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition

[ad_1] The aim of the study was to compare the effect of tomato powder and lycopene on total antioxidant capacity and lipid peroxidation biomarkers in well-trained athletes. The main finding of the study was that short-term supplementation with tomato powder was more effective than pure lycopene on antioxidant status and lowering exercise-induced biomarkers of lipid …

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A Growing Risk for Young Me – Talking About Men’s Health™

[ad_1] Dear Healthy Men: When Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer a few months ago, I was surprised that he was so young—I always thought it was an old-person’s disease. What are the risk factors for younger people, especially men? A: You’re absolutely right. Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 39 and died at …

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