Tag: pediatric


Jan

29

2010

Breast Feeding shows additional benefits for Mother and Baby

An article from the May 14, 2001 issue of WebMD showed unexpected additional benefits of breast-feeding to both mother and child.  The unique benefits had nothing to do with the known nutritional benefits already reported for breastfeeding. The basis for these claims were two separate studies done on breastfeeding.  One study showed that breastfed babies were more tolerant of pain.  The second study showed that...

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Jan

29

2010

Kids get their daily fix

Every day millions of children worldwide line up and get their dose of a mind-altering drug. The drug – pushed by reputable drug companies and their sales force, the medical fraternity – is promoted as necessary for appropriate social behavior for the child. Perplexed parents feel powerless as they are told that these unnatural chemicals in their children’s brains are necessary in order for them...

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Jan

29

2010

Breastfeeding is best for baby

Two separate stories from the February 27, 2002 and March 27, 2002 issues of Intelihealth both tout the benefits of breastfeeding. One of the articles starts off by explaining the financial benefits of breastfeeding, where estimates that mothers who breastfeed can save around $3000.00 per year on formula.  Additionally, the article states that breast feeding will help a baby to develop maximum intelligence, eyesight, and...

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Jan

29

2010

Kids, Colic and Chiropractic

From the April 11, 2002 issues of CNN Interactive and Web MD comes a story about children and colic.  The story has an unusual slant in that there are many medical opinions that admit that the medical approach is ineffective.  These same medical opinions also admit that the chiropractic approach did help infants with colic.  But the articles still fall short of endorsing chiropractic care....

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Jan

29

2010

More children going to Chiropractors

The June 6, 2002 issue of the Boston Globe reports on a phenomenon becoming more common, children under chiropractic care. The story states: “Chiropractors’ offices, once filled with middle-aged construction workers, over-the-hill athletes, and migraine headache sufferers, are taking on a younger look these days as more and more parents are bringing their children in for exams. For many children, trips to the chiropractor have...

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