U.S. Opposition to UN Breast-Feeding Resolution Has Merit

  According to a New York Times report, several diplomats met in Geneva this Spring for a United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly. One of the most controversial actions concerned a resolution encouraging breast-feeding. The Times reported: American officials sought to water down the resolution by removing language that called on…

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We’re So Healthy It’s Killing Us

In the early 1990s, a woman named Tamara visited her doctor in nearby Murfreesboro, Tennessee with a persistent sinus infection. Her doctor didn’t think it was anything to worry about, but prescribed the antibiotic erythromycin to help clear up the infection. Within 24 hours, she was experiencing a heart arrhythmia…

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Our Attempt at a Natural Birth at a Hospital

After reading up and watching documentaries on the increasing interventions in childbirth across the world and specifically in the United States, my wife and I were determined to have a natural birth for our first child. We were looking forward to all the benefits of going au naturale including: Most…

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