USA Birth Culture: Medicalizing Birth Yields Terrible Outcomes
Efforts to de-medicalize birthing practices, especially among minority and low-income women, could help reverse the rising trend of infant and maternal mortality in the US.
Modern Cancer Treatment: Miracle or Money-Maker?
Fewer people die from cancer in the United States than in comparable countries. The mortality rate for Americans with cancer has dropped from around 242 deaths per 100,000 people in 1980 to about 190 per 100,000 in 2015. Between 1991 and 2015, the number of Americans that died from cancer dropped 26%.
Mandatory Vaccination – The Poland Experience By Dr. Brian Hooker
Dr. Brian Hooker traveled to Poland and spoke at their lower house of Parliament re: mandatory vaccination & vaccine injury, in support of concerned citizens there.
Keeping Kids Safe: Teaching the “Creep Factor” & Hidden Curriculum
Teaching those with Autism (ASD) appropriate behaviors can help keep them safe, especially since statistics show they are more likely to be sexually abused.
Longevity: Seeking Quality over Quantity
There are reports in the news regularly about the increase of chronic illnesses and decrease in longevity. As early as 2005 there were headlines fearing that our children’s generation will have lower life expectancy than previous generations. The culprit? Obesity and the secondary conditions that may accompany it: diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and gout. But,…
Illuminating the Stark Disparities in Maternal Health in New Jersey
Tragically, NJ ranks 47th in US maternal mortality, with African-American mothers dying at 3-4 times the rate of white mothers. Read about the complex factors surrounding these disparities, and find some reasons for hope.