Pediatric Prescriptions: Children Addicted to Legal Drugs

Pediatric Prescriptions rates are skyrocketing and medical doctors increasingly turn to an ever-expanding medicine chest to treat childhood conditions-many of which have little data to support prescription use in the pediatric population and/or have been treated effectively without drugs for years. In the December 2010, The Wall Street Journal, reported the latest findings by Medco…

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Metabolic Syndrome/Obesity In Children and Adults

Metabolic Syndrome (aka Syndrome X, or MetSyn), with its four hallmark symptoms of obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and hyperglycemia, is an increasing health risk for the U.S. population. In March, 2005, the national Institutes of Health and the New England Journal of Medicine published a paper stating that because of this epidemic, the current generation is…

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What are you doing for Detoxification in the New Year?

The word “detoxification” stirs up alls sorts of reactions. It’s considered to be everything from a “myth” or “mass delusion” to a spiritual or vital therapy. Medically, detoxification is viewed as only a withdrawal method for people with drug or alcohol dependency. But detoxification is a healing strategy for the rest of us—particularly if we…

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Proper Posture For Sitting At the Computer

Millions of people work with computers every day. This article explains simple, inexpensive principles that will help you create a safe and comfortable computer workstation. There is no single “correct” posture or arrangement of components that will fit everyone. There are basic design goals, to consider when setting up a computer workstation or performing computer-related…

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