Issue #06 Articles

Engineered Foods: A Threat to Children

What is Genetic Engineering? Genetic engineering is a laboratory technique used by scientists to change the DNA of living organisms. DNA is the blueprint for the individuality of an organism. The organism relies upon the...

Time for Play Every Day: It's Fun and Fundamental

There was a time when children played from morning till night. They ran, jumped, played dress-up, and created endless stories out of their active imaginations. Now, many scarcely play this way at all. What...

Also labeled: Family Life

Taking a Road Trip with Your Baby

To Grandmother’s house we go! And you’ll be in the car for five whole hours—how can you make the trip enjoyable with a baby along? There’s no question: Marathon car trips with a baby on board take a good amount of planning and organization....

Not a Battle, But a Housecleaning

Fear of infection is increasingly common today, but it is based on a misunderstanding. Most of us imagine that we are uninfected when we are well and infected when we are sick. We therefore imagine that a cold, sore throat, flu, etc., are...

Ease Those Bug Bites with Easy Herbs

Summertime means insect bites and stings. Ouch! Take a leaf from Susun S. Weed’s storehouse of natural remedies: Soothe, heal, and prevent bites with safe herbal remedies that grow right where you live, north or south, east or west, city or c...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #06 - "Chiropractic Today, for a Better World Tomorrow"

"Chiropractic Today, for a Better World Tomorrow"There is a saying in chiropractic: “Chiropractic Today, for a Better World Tomorrow.”

Movement is Life & Chiropractic Delivers

This may sound a bit strange at first, but if you think about it for a moment, the truth of this statement begins to become more and more apparent. Without movement you could not sustain life: blood cells that don’t move cannot transport oxygen, l...

The Outside-In Child

Young expectant parents can hardly wait for the arrival of their blessed child. Months, if not years of dreams and preparation go into starting a family. Every detail has been thought of: what schools will our children attend, what will be our...

A Family Affair: Getting Dad Involved

What is the father’s role in breastfeeding? This article will combine a review of what has been found in the literature about the role of fathers in breastfeeding with ponderings and ideas based on the author’s own experiences both as a...

Great Expectations

A very busy road near my home is under construction right now. I travel this way twice every day, but the other day I noticed a sign I hadn’t seen before. The sign said, “New lane configurations—EXPECT DELAYS!” Now at first, this didn’t seem strange...

A Timely Birth: Part 2

Postdates alone are not associated with poor pregnancy outcome. Extreme postdates or postdates in conjunction with poor fetal growth or developmental abnormalities do show an increased risk of stillbirth. But if growth restriction and birth defects...

Childbirth Affirmations: The Power of Positive Thought

Julie’s story is not unique. In her latest book, Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, midwife Ina May Gaskin relates the story of a woman who said, “I just want to open up and let this baby out.” Gaskin wrote, “I had never heard a woman express the wish for...

Z’s Story

I cannot tell this story enough. For us, chiropractic has been the answer to a serious problem. We were experiencing severe tantrums with Z., one of our two-and-a-half-year-old twins. The pediatrician said he was normal but at the “extreme e...

Also labeled: Parents' Perspective