Sugary drinks maintain hold on Americans

Despite the long term efforts of many public health agencies, a recent CDC report demonstrates that adults and children continue to consume the same number of calories from sugary beverages now as they did in 2009-2010. The approaches to reducing […]

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Acupuncture in the Emergency Room

There are many conditions where acupuncture has demonstrated value in providing pain relief.  In a trial of 300 patients comparing acupuncture and morphine for acute onset moderate to severe pain, acupuncture provided more effective and faster pain relief with fewer […]

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Infant immune systems positively affected by early introduction to food allergens, avoidance of “over-bathing”

In the past, introducing solid food was recommended only after 6 months of age, however, new research from the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) presented at the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting, suggests new guidelines for food introductions […]

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