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Healthcare News and Nutritional Information

Stay up to date with the latest statistics and health information. We constantly share new and informative findings in healthcare and nutrition that can positively affect your health – and happiness! Can’t find what you are looking for in our library? Email Dr. Jim for current, up-to-date, best evidence answers! And subscribe to Be Healthy! Be Happy! University to receive our periodic newsletters!

Dec
07
2016

Breast is best!

In 2015 over 80% of mothers started breast-feeding their infants at birth and more than 50% were continuing to do so at six months. Washington, Oregon and Montana led the way with breast-feeding rates of over 90%. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “human milk is uniquely superior for infant feeding.”

Dec
05
2016

Omeprazole and other proton-pump inhibitors may be a risk for heart attack, research warns.

Researchers at Stanford University recently reported that medications used to treat common stomach conditions may place patients at risk for heart attack. Warnings on proton pump inhibitors like Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid and Protonix have been issued.

Dec
04
2016

Be Healthy! Be Happy! Stop Influenza. Get Immunized!

Immunizations against infectious diseases are the single most important advance in the history of medicine. Everyone age six months or greater should be vaccinated annually against influenza.

Dec
01
2016

Healthy Holiday ideas for dealing with difficult family members

Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo for the Huffington Post wrote that the holidays often involve spending time with family members. This can be challenging. We gather with people with whom we share DNA but sometimes not much else. Here are some tips to help keep the holidays happy.

Nov
29
2016

Vasectomy does not cause prostate cancer, research shows

Research published in the October 5th 2016 edition of the British Medical Journal puts to rest the debate on vasectomy as a risk for prostate cancer. Outcomes measured both the frequency and severity of prostate cancer in vasectomized men versus non-vasectomized men.

Nov
26
2016

Happy Holidays from our family to yours!

With thanks and appreciation from our family to all who have supported Be Healthy! Be Happy! in 2016! May 2017 be a year full of peace, health and happiness for all!