Don't Wash That Baby! Why Many Believe Newborn Baths Should Be Postponed

Newborn baths are essentially standard operating procedure in a hospital delivery. Yet, there’s many significant reasons to postpone that newborn bath. It might seem gross to many Americans. You may be thinking about the white coating, called vernix, and how that should be cleaned off. Vernix does more than act …

Hyland's Teething Tablets Concerns Addressed, Again.

“Will Hyland’s Teething Tablets Cause Seizures?” There was an accusation that Hyland’s Teething Tablets were recalled for causing seizures. People are asking questions, wondering if Hyland’s Teething Tablets are dangerous. I am not a professional homeopath. Please do not use anything in this post as medical advice. Just as a tool …

Breast Milk Never Ceases to Amaze Me: Breast Milk Component and MRSA

Inside Science reported this month that that same protein that was found in breast milk that was shown to kill off tumor cells has the potential to be used to fight MRSA.  The protein complex called HAMLET (Human Alpha-lactalbumin Made LEthal to Tumor cells) was shown to be able to reverse antibiotic resistance in …