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Moms, please don’t eat your placentas: Obstetricians say ‘placentophagy’ carries risks, with no proven benefits

After reviewing what scientific data exist on the subject, Canada’s pregnancy specialists are encouraging any woman considering eating or drinking her placenta to please refrain from doing so. The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada has found no evidence of benefit from human maternal “placentophagy,” but potential risks of harm, including the transfer of… Read More »

50 Proven Remedies for Fast Pain Relief

Conditions Jessica MigalaNov 15 Whether you stubbed your toe, are in the midst of a migraine, or are suffering from chronic pain, here’s how to diminish the discomfort. Ice cup photofriday/Shutterstock Ice is best used for acute pain relief rather than general muscle soreness, says A. Lynn Millar, PT, PhD, FACSM, chair of the department… Read More »