Current Health Issues

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning


In many child drownings, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is dying. Here’s what to look for. A lifeguard keeps watch on opening day of the newly renovated McCarren Park Pool on June 28, 2012, in Brooklyn, New York. The new captain jumped from the deck, fully dressed, and sprinted through the [...]

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning2014-08-24T18:38:15+02:00

Alternative to Clomid – What Works Just as Well as the First Line Fertility Drug


Many patients ask if there is a natural alternative to Clomid. The short answer is that many natural treatments work just as well as, and in the vast majority of cases, MUCH better than Clomid. Clomid is a first-line drug used to treat infertility. It is often used in cases of PCOS with delayed or [...]

Alternative to Clomid – What Works Just as Well as the First Line Fertility Drug2013-06-02T17:28:24+02:00

Why parents should leave their kids alone


I felt as if I were an unwilling accomplice to torture. Echoes of the victim's screams rang off the varnished walls. The door, tight shut though it was, could not block the cries of panic. A baby, alone and imprisoned in a cot. The baby's mother was visibly disturbed, too, pale and tearful. She was [...]

Why parents should leave their kids alone2013-06-02T17:20:21+02:00

Infant circumcision recommendations


Circumcision has been a long-time practice among Muslims and Jews, a practice based on revelation and faith that the Creator's decrees are out wisdom and benefit for humankind. Nowadays we find evangelic atheists targeting circumcision as a horrible practice. Stay informed. The American Academy of Pediatricians has released their stance based on current research on [...]

Infant circumcision recommendations2012-09-17T12:51:40+02:00

10 Ingredients to Avoid in your Body Care Products


1. Prefixes Ethyl, Methyl, Butyl or Propyl Common Name: Parabens Why You Should Avoid It: Endocrine disrupters that mimic estrogen; linked to weight gain and breast cancer Found In: Lotions and shampoos 2. Fragrance, DEHP, DHP, DBP 5, Dibutyl Phthalate Common Name: Phthalates Why You Should Avoid It: Sperm damage, infertility Found In: Nail polish, [...]

10 Ingredients to Avoid in your Body Care Products2012-09-17T12:30:15+02:00

Modern wheat a “perfect, chronic poison,” doctor says


(CBS News) Modern wheat is a "perfect, chronic poison," according to Dr. William Davis, a cardiologist who has published a book all about the world's most popular grain. Davis said that the wheat we eat these days isn't the wheat your grandma had: "It's an 18-inch tall plant created by genetic research in the '60s [...]

Modern wheat a “perfect, chronic poison,” doctor says2012-09-05T12:40:29+02:00

Research shows that honey helps children’s coughs.


Well we already knew this, but for the record, honey can sooth a cough! Results were recently published in the journal Pediatrics that honey is more effective than a placebo in controlling nighttime cough in children with upper respiratory infections (URI). The study was a randomized placebo-controlled, double-blind trial. Here is a the story as related [...]

Research shows that honey helps children’s coughs.2012-08-26T23:04:53+02:00

Effect of Food Additives on Children’s Behaviour


"Some parents were asking how harmful additives really are. They will benefit from the following story. Of course, discipline has a lot to do with behaviour, but some children are particularly sensitive to chemicals. Children with ADHD, for example, benefit tremendously from the elimination of food additives." Rehan _____ Additives used in hundreds of children's [...]

Effect of Food Additives on Children’s Behaviour2012-08-26T22:18:42+02:00

40% of food wasted in the US


Forty percent of food in the United States is never eaten, amounting to $165 billion a year in waste, taking a toll on the country's water resources and significantly increasing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report from the Natural Resources Defense Council released this week. The group says more than 20 pounds of food is wasted [...]

40% of food wasted in the US2012-08-26T22:10:20+02:00