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Research Update: Selenium...

The latest research, in a study conducted by the University of Adelaide and published in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s journal Metallomics, suggests that selenium plays a critical role at the earliest stages of a woman’s fertility. According to the published report: The results of the study show how important selenium is to the development of healthy ovarian follicles, which are responsible for the ...

Men, Sunscreen and Fertility...

Even as temperatures drop and the exposure to sunlight decreases, there’s renewed interest in sunscreens and their relationship to infertility due to a recent preliminary study that suggests that chemicals in sunscreen might cause infertility in men. While more research is needed, it is worth noting that: Researchers discovered that men, who were highly exposed to UV filters 4OH-BP or BP-2, had a 30 percent decline...

November is National Adoption Month...

As I have said many times, there are thirty-seven ways to make a baby in today’s world. If you are determined to be a parent, your choices are multiple and greater than ever before. Adoption is a wonderful family building option. November is National Adoption Month – spotlighting all the available resources as well as celebrating families formed through adoption.

When Being #1 is Not Good...

According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), more than one third of the population in the United States is obese: These 78.6 million are at heightened risk for obesity-related conditions, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. Treatments for these leading causes of preventable death cost America $147 billion, and the medical costs add up to $1,429 more for an obese patient...