A recent study finds that both natural and synthetic hormone replacement therapy causes cancer cells to grow and spread. “we have shown that both natural and synthetic [progesterone] accelerates the development of breast cancer and increase their metastasis to lymph nodes” It’s not just progesterone, estrogen was also found to increase the development and growth …

The following is for informational purposes only and not intended to be personal medical advice. We get many questions from our patients as to our opinion on vaccination during pregnancy for pertussis (whooping cough). This is the Tdap vaccine which includes pertussis, tetanus and diptheria. Our current recommendation is to avoid the Tdap during pregnancy. …

A study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases found that: [C]hildren who received the trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV) had no reduction in the flu, but had over 4 times the risk of contracting an acute respiratory illness (ARI)[1] This echoes another study published in the journal Allergy and Asthma Proceedings which also found …