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What to expect when you’re expecting: do you expect environmental toxins?

Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 and is meant to bring awareness to environmental protection. Ironically, since then, the amount of chemicals (i.e., insecticides, pesticides, manufacturing) used in the environment has increased. US industries make and import around 80,000 … Continue reading

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Did “Rain Man” teach you everything you know about autism?

Autism, by definition, is a behavioral/developmental disorder characterized clinically by delays and qualitative differences in communication and social interaction as well as repetitive behaviors and restricted interests. In the movie “Rain Man” Dustin Hoffman’s character, Raymond, is an adult with … Continue reading

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What is oxidative stress?

Oxidative stress has become somewhat of a buzzword in healthcare today, but what exactly does oxidative stress refer to? Simply put, oxidative stress refers to the burden on the body as a result of an over-production of free radicals (Figure … Continue reading

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