Do you want your medical treatment to be based on science? The Trump administration disagrees. It has now banned the top US public health agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from using seven words or phrases: “vulnerable,” “entitlement,” “diversity,” “transgender,” “fetus,” “evidence-based” and “science-based.”   Prominent public health advocates have

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CHICAGO (Reuters)—The sale and distribution of antibiotics approved for use in food-producing animals in the United States decreased by 10 percent from 2015 to 2016, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report said on Thursday.   It was the first decline in year-to-year sales since the FDA began collecting the data

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INFANT FEEDING CONSIDERATIONS IN DISASTERS

Disasters come in many different forms and can happen with varying degrees of warning and notice.  The destructive forces of disasters can be experienced by large quantity of a population in an affected area, but often, susceptible populations are more significantly negatively impacted.  Infants, with their specific health needs are

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When you hear the word “massage,” your first thought might be that of a dimly lit room, fresh crisp sheets, the smell of essential oils in the air, and the sound of relaxing music softly playing in the background.  The therapist enters the room, applies warm oil to the skin,

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