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High Sugar Consumption During Pregnancy Linked to Allergies in Kids

High Sugar Consumption During Pregnancy Linked to Allergies in Kids

Many people suffer from allergies, but did you know that allergies have been linked to high-sugar consumption during pregnancy? There are allergies to foods, pollens, insects, and even certain materials. One of the most chronic and dangerous allergies is asthma, which has affected millions of adults and children. While it is difficult to prove, there …

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Antidepressants and Alzheimer's Disease: An Increased Risk of Head Injury in Patients

Antidepressants and Alzheimer’s Disease: An Increased Risk of Head Injury in Patients

The effects of Alzheimer’s are usually discussed in terms of internal damage to the brain and its functions. From memory loss to lack of mobility, this disease is known to impair cognitive function. There is a long list of medications used to treat this disease and they can also add unwanted or unexpected consequences. Unfortunately, …

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The Link Between Oral Contraceptives and Breast Cancer

The Link Between Oral Contraceptives and Breast Cancer

Many women use oral contraceptives to prevent pregnancy. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 15.9% of women between the ages of 15 and 44 are currently using the birth control pill. Oral contraceptives come in a few different forms. There is, of course, the pill, the patch, and an injection, Depo-Provera. These methods …

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The Dangers of Wearing Sunscreen Far Outweighs the Risks of Not Using It

The Dangers of Wearing Sunscreen Far Outweighs the Risks of Not Using It

You’ve heard about the dangers of the sun’s rays — that it can cause skin cancer and has other harmful effects. And it is advised that to protect your skin, it is important to use sunscreen when you are going to be spending any amount of time outside. You think you’re doing the right thing, …

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