January Health Observance: Folic Acid Awareness Week, January 6-12

Not into eating cereal? Check out Harvard Medical School's list of foods containing folic acid.  One caveat: folic acid is surprisingly better absorbed as a supplement than as a food (85% versus 50% absorption). unsplash-logoSai De Silva Read More

January Health Observance: National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Birth Defects are Common, Costly, and Critical Birth defects are common Every 4 1/2 minutes, a baby is born with a birth defect in the United States. Birth defects affect 1 in every 33 babies born in the United States each year. That translates into about 120,000 babies. Birth defects are costly Each year, total hospital costs for U.S. children... Read More