• Neonatal Paraben Use and Childhood Obesity

    In a recent study, mothers who used parabens had children who were more likely to be overweight in their childhood years, and it was more common in the girls. The parabens in the cosmetic products were able to be directly measured in their urine. When they conducted this study with mice, they showed a higher food intake and more weight gain in female offspring, as well. With the mice, the effect was due to a genetic modification that changed their appetite regulation. View Post
  • COVID-19 Policy Update

    New policy effective March 16th, 2020 concerning COVID-19 View Post
  • The most recent statistics are that 70 percent of adults in the United States are either overweight or obese.  So now it may seem almost normal to be overweight.  The cause of the obesity epidemic is debated, is it because we are less active, that we eat more, sleep less, or that our food is heav... View Post