The gentle c-section: What it is and how moms, babies and families benefit

By Steven Tew
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The cesarean section, or the c-section as it’s commonly called, is where a mom delivers her baby through a surgical incision in the mother's abdomen and uterus. At times, c-sections can be scheduled, but at others, they’re conducted as emergency procedures. 

Goodbye Bacon? Red Meat, Processed Meat, and Cancer Risk

By Jennifer Abernathy
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Bacon-lovers across the world likely cried tears of sadness last week with the release of the controversial report from the World Health Organization regarding red meat, processed meat, and cancer risk. Story after story was released from major news outlets, with headlines such as “Processed meats rank alongside smoking as cancer causes.” Many worry that this means the end of American classics such as burgers and hot dogs. Is it true?