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Iodine

You Mamas Taking Iodine?

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 06.23.2014 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

I had no idea that the salt used to make most processed foods lacked iodine, that the majority of prenatal vitamins didn't provide iodine and that the number of women who may have a deficiency was so large. I'm not alone.

WATCH: Chemistry Made Seriously Cool!

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.09.2013 | Science

Do you want to see something totally amazing while also managing to get your learn on in the process? Then stop whatever else you're doing this very i...

How to Make Your Baby Smarter

Laurence Hayes | Posted 03.30.2013 | Parents
Laurence Hayes

Are you hoping for a Baby Einstein? You don't need to be a Tiger Dad to want the best for your kids, and being smart generally leads to an easier, happier life. But what are the facts and what are myths?

Salt of the Earth... Or the Sea

Cary Kelly | Posted 11.19.2012 | Food
Cary Kelly

Chocolate, coffee, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, cheese, salt and so many other foods in the United States have gone designer. Buyer-beware and read on to equip yourself to be a discriminating salt shopper.

Fukushima 2.0

Marvin Resnikoff | Posted 06.01.2011 | World
Marvin Resnikoff

With the decision to entomb four Fukushima reactors in concrete, Tokyo Electric is moving the disaster into uncharted waters. The heat producing fuel rods cannot be turned off.

Japan, Nuclear Power, And A Sense Of Shame

Rev. Anne Howard | Posted 05.29.2011 | Religion
Rev. Anne Howard

"If we cannot cultivate a passion for what one human being owes to another, what are we?" The rabbi's words have been resonating within me with every news report I see from Japan.

Cable, Broadcast TV Cynics Fearlessly Mine Public Fears

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Mann

The past few weeks have strikingly revealed an ugly truth about TV. It's a medium increasingly driven by one of the baser human emotions: Fear.

Who Needs Iodine, And When

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

The iodine defense works against the threat of I-131, and the Japanese in the affected area should be using it. We in the U.S. should not. But we should understand it, so it's there for us if ever we need it. I certainly hope we don't.

Obsessed With Disaster? 4 Simple Steps For Being Part Of The Solution

Hale Dwoskin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hale Dwoskin

There are some simple steps you can take to become less obsessed with disaster, and yet still be compassionately involved with your fellow man. Doing these things will engage your mind, heart and being in positive, life-affirming ways.

How Iodine May Help Protect You From Radiation Damage

Anne Dunev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anne Dunev

How much radiation a person can handle without developing cancer is very individual. Having sufficient iodine can help protect your body against many types of radiation.

Top 10 Women's Health Stories Of The Decade: Nothing Replaces A Woman's Wisdom

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

Technology has its place, but it doesn't replace a woman's wisdom. Here are some key stories from the last 10 years that highlight the innate wisdom and intelligence of a woman's body.

Rocket Fuel & Perchlorates: The Antidote

Barbara Dehn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Dehn

Perchlorate, aka Rocket Fuel, is a component of fireworks, munitions and yes, rocket fuel. It can also be found in drinking water, milk, lettuce, and human breast milk.