Tag Archives: Risk

How Can I Minimize Endometriosis Risk?

Endometriosis is common among women in their 30s and 40s. The women at highest risk include those who have not had children; whose menstrual cycles last longer than seven days; or who have a mother, sister, or aunt with the condition. Although there is no sure-shot way to prevent endometriosis, here are certain steps to… Read More »

Climate change could raise risk of congenital heart defects

(Reuters Health) – More babies could be born with heart defects in the future as global warming puts pregnant women at greater risk of exposure to dangerously high temperatures, new research suggests. FILE PHOTO: Children cool off in fountains as a summer heatwave with high temperatures continues in Paris, France, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau… Read More »

Dairy: Health food or health risk?

When I was a growing teenager, I drank as much milk as possible (often straight from the carton while standing in front of the open fridge, much to my mother’s chagrin). I’d seen the TV ads — milk and other dairy foods were the express ticket to stronger bones and bigger muscles. But today dairy’s… Read More »