Our Research Findings

The Franklin Health Research Foundation conducts clinical and epidemiological studies in preventive and integrative health. Our areas of expertise include health behaviors, nutrition, health promotion, environmental health, aromatherapy, herbalism, and dietary supplements.

Probiotics for Colic in Babies

By FHRF Research Team | Aug 15, 2017

Probiotic Supplementation for Infantile Colic: A Meta Analysis Treating colic in babies has always been a challenge. Many studies have found that probiotics are beneficial. Yet, larger, more recent studies have suggested that probiotics may not be the ideal way to treat colic in babies. The research team at the Franklin School of Integrative Health Sciences … Read More

Predictors of Antibiotic Misuse

By FHRF Research Team | Feb 17, 2017

Predictors of Antibiotic Misuse Using the Health Belief Model and Social Cognitive Theory Antibiotics are drugs used to treat microbial infections which are caused by bacteria. They were first introduced to the public in the 1940s and quickly became the “wonder drugs” of the middle 1900s. However, within the first decade of public use, it became … Read More

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