All Posts in Category: Kids

Low Vitamin D Levels Associated with Respiratory Problems in Infants

A new study published in the January 2011 issue of Pediatrics demonstrated that low levels of vitamin D in cord-blood of newborns was associated with a higher risk of respiratory infections during the first months after birth and a higher risk of wheezing episodes throughout early childhood.  The study found that 20% of newborns (922 newborns in the study) had...[ read more ]
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February 2011 Newsletter – Over 25 percent of children are taking prescription drugs

Hi All, We are already 1 month into the New Year.  How is it going for you?  Has your year started out GREAT? Are you keeping your resolutions and working toward your goals?  If not, don’t be “blue.” Do you need help getting yourself and your family on the road to a better and healthier year? I myself have restarted...[ read more ]
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This is INSANE: Over 25% of children are taking prescription drugs for chronic ailments on a regular basis.

[caption id="attachment_22" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Child taking her daily medication"][/caption] On December 28, 2010 the Wall Street Journal reported that recent data indicated that over 25% of children are taking prescription drugs for chronic conditions and nearly 7% are on two or more such drugs,   These chronic conditions include: Asthma, Allergies, ADD/ADHD, High Cholesterol, Diabetes and Sleep issues.  The article goes...[ read more ]
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January 2011 – Staying Healthy this Winter

Hi All, Welcome to a New Year!  I hope this year brings you everything you desire and is your BEST YEAR EVER! What is your plan for staying healthy this winter?  Do you have a plan? Research shows that the key to having a stronger immune system and healthier body is a well functioning nerve system and healthy lifestyle.  The...[ read more ]
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February 2010 – Stepping-up To Do The Right Thing

Hi All, 2010 has just started, yet so much has already happened.  I believe the most marked event of 2010 so far is the terrible tragedy in Haiti.  Rather than focusing on the disaster itself, let’s take a moment to reflect upon the tremendous support, compassion and empathy demonstrated by people of the world to help the people of Haiti...[ read more ]
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October 2009 – Chiropractic Care Helps Reduce Stress and Chronic Disease

Hi All, October is here but have no fear because a Chiropractic Wellness Lifestyle will keep you Healthy and Clear.  After reading the article, please continue on to read my commentary. Stress During Early Childhood Leads to Adult health Issues June 3, 2009 The origins of many adult diseases can be traced to early negative experiences associated with social class...[ read more ]
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June 2009 – Chiropractic SAVES The LIVES of Children

Hi All, Summer is here, the sun is shining and most people seem to be happier for it.  What better time to take a closer look at ourselves.  I always say, there is no better time than the  present. Along with the hot weather can come hot tempers.  Anger, frustration, impatience … these are just some of the negative emotions...[ read more ]
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December 2008 – Kids Mimic Parents’ Diets from an Early Age

Hi All, The end of the year is actually here.  How do you want to finish off your 2008?  On a high note or a low note?  With love in your heart or with fear? With all that has happened over the last few months politically, socially, economically and spiritually, is this going to end up as the BEST YEAR...[ read more ]
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October 2006 – Clear Communication

October 2006 Dear Patient and Friend, Welcome to the 21st century, where instant and clear communication is available to us at the drop of a hat. We have become so reliant on this in our everyday lives that any interference in our ability to communicate makes us feel out of touch with reality. How did we survive without cell phones,...[ read more ]
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September 2006 – Backpack Safety

September 2006 Dear Patient and Friend, Facts can be your best friends and not your enemy. “Don’t confuse me with the facts,” is a funny phrase we sometimes hear. It is funny to us because we all know that sometimes we are quick to make decisions without knowing all of the facts. Sometimes we make impulsive health decisions without knowing...[ read more ]
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