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Monsanto is Messing With Animals’ Sperm

Animals exposed to the commonly-used pesticide Roundup are more likely to have an impaired sperm structure, suggests new research from the University of Caen, France. The scientists investigated th…

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Good News: Infertility is Going Down Among U.S. Women

The National Survey on Family Growth (NSFG) collects all kinds of information on U.S. women, including what kind of birth control they use. It also asks women and men about their experiences with infe…

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Toxic BPA Sales Skyrocket Despite Link to Cancer, Obesity, More

Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a building block for polycarbonate plastic (think hard plastic water bottles) and epoxy resins (think the lining of soup cans and aluminum soda cans). When it is heated or exposed…

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Will Birth Control Hurt Your Chances of Getting Pregnant Later?

Women under 30 years old are incredibly fertile—their ability to get pregnant is at its peak. In the U.S., about three in four sexually active women under 30 are using some type of birth control. But …

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Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Photo Courtesy of:  Thinkstock/iStockphoto Some foods have been promoted as "healthy," when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples.  Here's an expansion on…

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5 Food Groups That Damage Fertility

by Mary Goyer, MS, Contributor to Holistic Nutrition on AllThingsHealing.com Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Have you been struggling with fertility, having difficulties conceiving? Mary Goyer, wh…

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Is It Your Fault You’re Infertile?

Women have been talking about fertility and making babies since there have been women on this earth. We do it privately, and in groups. And, when infertility blocks our path to motherhood, we create a…

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Study Links Roundup to Obesity, Cancer, and More

A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Entropy indicates that glyphosate—the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer—may be linked to gastrointestinal disorders, obesity, diabete…

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Myths & Facts About Getting Pregnant

We got so many questions about pregnancy scares in the comments of the original “Um, can I get pregnant if…?” that we decided it was time for part two. Last time we talked about specific sex acts that…

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Getting Pregnant (Or Avoiding It)

Pregnancy is what happens when a guy’s sperm meets up with a woman’s egg and the fertilized egg sticks to the lining of the woman's uterus. So any type of sex where semen gets inside the vagina could…

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