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October 14, 2009

Spare the Rod? Is Spanking a Child Harmful or Helpful? – Part 5 – Is appropriate spanking harmful to a child?

Opposition to parents spanking their children has been growing significantly in elite circles over the past few years. And, my blogs on spanking are among the […]
October 14, 2009

Physician calls for increased FDA regulation of dietary supplements

In my book, Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, I lament the lack of regulation of dietary supplements in the U.S. Because of this lack, it’s very […]
October 14, 2009

ObamaCare Full of Contradictions

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has an excellent column in Human Events analyzing the obvious contradictions in ObamaCare. Here are a few excerpts:
October 13, 2009

Handwashing to prevent the flu: What water temperature and how long?

Most of you should be aware, by now, that frequent hand washing not only helps protect you from the flu, but also a variety of other […]
October 13, 2009

Parents, if you don’t immunize your child to Swine flu, you need to know this

Parents who are choosing not to have their child immunized for Swine flu (and, unfortunately, that may be the majority of parents), are being urged to […]
October 12, 2009

Reason Two to Get the Swine Flu Vaccine – It Will Prevent Death

The good news about the Swine flu (2009 H1N1) epidemic is that, so far, it’s been very mild. Most of the patients I’m seeing in the […]
October 12, 2009

Reason One to Get the Swine Flu Vaccine – It’s Safe and Effective

Up to 1/3 of Americans who are asked say that they believe the Swine flu vaccine is not safe and/or it has not been tested enough. […]
October 10, 2009

How to Keep Normal Labor Normal – Part 5 – Professional Birth Attendants

This blog series is designed to help women who are developing a birth plan join together with like-minded birthing professionals so as to have a shorter […]
May 11, 2011

MEDIA ALERT: WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 – Your Family Live

Today I’ll be interviewed on the Internet TV show, Your Family Live. The show is aired, live, from 200 – 300 pm ET, and I’m tentatively scheduled […]
May 11, 2011

Secondhand smoke exposure linked to psychological problems in children, adolescents

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reported, “Children and teens exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to develop symptoms for a variety of mental health […]
May 11, 2011

Alternative Medicine and Children – Part 6 – Vaccination and Alternative Medicine

The anti-vaccination movement has no better friends than in the alternative medicine world. In the Massachusetts study mentioned in my last blog, less than one-third of […]
May 12, 2011

Study finds similarities between food and drug addiction

ABC World News reported that “we have new insight into the power of food cravings and the human brain” … adding that “a new study reveals […]
May 13, 2011

Long work hours linked to increased heart risks

While writing this blog, I was listening to Simon and Garfunkel singing, “Slow down, you move too fast. You need to make the morning last.” At […]
May 13, 2011

Alternative Medicine and Children – Part 7 – The Bottom Line? The Risks Are Simply Too Great for Children

In general, we believe that alternative medicine is inappropriate for children.  Why? The potential risks are too high.
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