Monthly Archives: November 2012


Probiotics are supplements or foods with living organisms that can affect the microflora or microbiome living in the human intestinal tract. Your microbes do a ton of things from helping to digest your food to making vitamin K, and they … Continue reading

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Cure for Eczema?

The simple truth, sadly, is no. There is currently no cure for eczema. Here’s why. Researchers have found that dry, irritated skin can be traced to a defective gene. The filaggrin gene codes for a protein that’s responsible for organizing … Continue reading

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The New Technology: Mesh Feeders

Mesh feeders are a relatively new piece of baby paraphernalia. Most babies are ready to feed themselves small, soft finger foods that melt in the mouth around 7 to 9 months of age. Finger-feeding is a developmental step that depends … Continue reading

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