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Does the Flu Vaccine Work?
April 26, 2016

No Value in any Influenza Vaccine: Cochrane Collaboration Study

By: Heidi Stevenson A remarkable study published in the Cochrane Library found no evidence of benefit for influenza vaccinations. Its also damns the quality of flu vaccine studies by stating that the vast majority of trials were inadequate. The authors stated that the only ones showing benefit were industry-funded. They also pointed out that the… Read more

Reasons Why You Should Breastfeed Your Baby
April 26, 2016

Fifty Good Reasons to Breastfeed

By Luis C. Ortiz, M.D. Originally Printed in: I.C.P.A. Newsletter March/April 2000 It enhances the deep emotional relationship between mother and baby. Produces a psychological benefit for the mother, father, baby and family. Diminishes Sudden Infant Death syndrome (SIDS). Produces better social and emotional development of the baby. Produces a better psychomotor development. Allows better… Read more

What Is Scoliosis & Early Detection in Children
April 26, 2016

What is Wrong with In-School Scoliosis Screenings?

PART ONE: THE BASICS What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine, usually with the convex to the right in the upper back and to the left in the lower back, although various curve patterns are seen. Most individuals have very slight scoliotic curves, which are not a threat to their health…. Read more

nutrition
April 26, 2016

Nutritional Math II

In last month’s newsletter I addressed some of the basic starting points for excellent nutrition. I mentioned that nutritional change should begin with adding things, not taking them away. The likelihood for compliance is greater when you don’t immediately deprive a person of something. In this installment we are going to talk about subtraction. At… Read more

sun screen
April 26, 2016

How Safe is Your Sunscreen?

Since summer has finally arrived, it is important that we protect one of our most valuable organs, our skin. The sunshine is finally here! It’s now time to stock up on sunscreen. I thought it would be of great importance to my readers that I share this wonderful article on the safety of today’s sunscreens. Enjoy! Should people… Read more

Health Benefits of Doing A Detox
April 26, 2016

Why do a Detox?

In today’s world, we are exposed to thousands of environmental toxins and chemicals. We make unhealthy food choices regarding what we expose our bodies to, such as impure water, poor air quality, pharmaceutical drugs, alcohol, tobacco use, and skin care products. We are also eating more sugar, preservatives, and processed foods, and we are more… Read more

 

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