Author Archives: Allie Beatty

About Allie Beatty

Allie's Voice is the short and sweet recap of weekly health news. For most health news, I'll ask a question to get to know my readers. Please answer me on Twitter @AlliesVoice. Please subscribe to Allie's Voice and ask your friends to join us!

Dangers of Opioid Pain Relievers in Pregnancy

TweetWhen it comes to pain relief during pregnancy, opiods may not be the best choice for the baby’s health. Mothers who used opioids during pregnancy were shown to have a 65% increased risk of delivering a baby with neonatal abstinence syndrome … Continue reading

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Tomb of Jesus, Mary, and Judah

TweetRule of thumb on a first-date is to avoid discussing exs, politics, and religion. However, if you’re reading this post, we’re friends and it’s neither too soon or too late to address this story. Published online the day before Easter … Continue reading

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Why the Allergy Season May Be Brutal

TweetThose of us who scraped, shoveled, and bundled-up our way through last winter are in for a biting allergy season. The cold temps delayed the trees from releasing pollen on time, much like the countless flights delayed this past winter. Now … Continue reading

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Caution for Diet Pills Containing BMPEA

TweetScandalous headlines sell and couple that with the pervasive topic of diet pills and you’ve got a juicy bite. This is why BMPEA is making headlines. It’s a synthetically-made ingredient found in some diet supplements. It hasn’t been tested in … Continue reading

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Online Breast Milk Sales

TweetFor some reason, breast milk is sold online. Fox news reported on the quality assurance of the product sold online as human breast milk. Researchers found that 10% of online breast milk contains cow’s milk and/or formula and it’s not verified for … Continue reading

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Most Reliable Weight Loss Programs

TweetWhen considering options for weight loss, consistency, sustainability, and overall health is paramount to any plan. Based on this criteria, Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig won the lion’s share for the weight loss market. Of all diet plans reviewed, these … Continue reading

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Untreatable Virus from Tick Bite

TweetAs if Lyme’s disease wasn’t bad enough to bundle-up every time you step foot into the woods, there’s a new virus called Powassan virus. This is especially alarming because at this time it’s an untreatable condition. After an infected tick … Continue reading

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Koreans Like to Watch Strangers Binge Eat

TweetIn 2013, a less than ordinary trend of watching people binge eat on streaming video became popular in Korea. This visual hobby was coined ‘mukbang’. It’s not quite like watching Jenna Marbles or Philip DeFranco on YouTube but it gives … Continue reading

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Why Some of Us Love Cats

TweetThere’s a reason why many YouTubers are obsessed with cat videos. If you’re a cat owner, you get it. Cat owners are shown to have a lower risk of death from heart disease or stroke. In fact, somehow cats are … Continue reading

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Some Pesticides May Cut Sperm Count By Half

TweetMen who ate more pesticide high fruits and vegetables had a 43% lower sperm count and 32% fewer normal-formed sperm, than men who didn’t eat as much high residue pesticide containing produce. Fruits and vegetables containing a high residue of … Continue reading

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