Issue #22 Articles

Eliminate the Fear, Not the Fever

As loving and caring parents, we naturally want to help our children feel better when the inevitable fevers, colds, and illnesses arise. Many of us will reach for popular over-the-counter remedies to suppress fever and alleviate symptoms, in the...

The New Wellness Care for Children

Chiropractic is a healthcare profession that is very multifaceted, encompasses all ages by taking care of people from the cradle to the grave, and can help regain, restore, and maintain optimal health throughout a lifetime. This applies to the...

Chiropractic Care of Children with Colic

In December 2008, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the National Health Statistics Report on the complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by adults and children in the United States for 2007. The authors—Patricia B...

We Are What We Think

As a board member of the American Holistic Health Association, as well as a holistic practitioner, I am both intrigued and pleased with the current increase in scientific studies on the body/mind connection. The research of biochemists such...

How to Slash National Healthcare Costs by 90% Through Education , Nutrition , and a Ban on Junk Food Marketing

Want a real solution to skyrocketing healthcare costs? Forget about all the “cost-saving” schemes dreamed up by politicians, drug companies, and HMOs. All they do is create new levels of bureaucracy that don’t address the real problems of why...

A Message from our Editor, Issue #22 - A Defining Moment

A Defining Moment

Fly Fishing is a Family Affair

ellness is the big buzzword in the healthcare industry. We all want to be well in our physical, mental, and spiritual health. And as parents, we want the same level of wellness for our children. In order to lay the groundwork for our children’s’...

Gratitude & Appreciation As a Secret to Success

The best attitude you can possibly aspire to express year-round is one of gratitude and appreciation. Being truly grateful for what is already present in your life will automatically and effortlessly attract more good into your life. Make a...

Probiotics

Over the past year, we have seen an increase in the number of products that contain beneficial microorganisms, or probiotics. The supermarket shelves are now inundated with yogurts, drinks, smoothies, baby foods, and even breakfast cereal, all...

Reflections on Isolation

We are not alone in our parenting ways. We are all here together, connected as part of the whole. And the parents who do it all differently are connected with us, too. We just may not recognize it yet.

Also labeled: Author Naomi Aldort, Parenting

The Truth About PITOCIN

There is a little-known law in New York— Public Health Law, Section 2503, passed in 1978—that requires all physicians and midwives to fully disclose and require informed consent from laboring women regarding the use of all drugs during labor and...

Growing Healthy Kids: Calming the Cry of Colic

The elusive infant condition called colic has perplexed parents and healthcare professionals alike for many years. The seemingly endless crying spells and sleep loss lead to stress and anxiety for all. Each baby is unique and is affected by a...

Maximizing Infant Development

The nervous system has aspects of plasticity. As the nervous system develops a balance between gross motor activities, neural patterning occurs. Each movement and transitional phase (body posturing between movements such as crawling or sitting)...

Colic and Chiropractic

We had an overwhelming response from pathways readers and friends writing about their experiences with colic. Many parents expressed frustration with the numerous ineffective approaches to colic, drug side effects, and the advice to stop nursing....

Also labeled: The Outer Womb

Lyme Disease An Integrated Approach

The conventional medical approach is to treat Lyme disease with antibiotics. When a child or adult is quickly treated with an appropriate antibiotic, the result is usually a swift and positive healing. However, if the person does not recover with...

Fluoridation Flows and Flaws

Fluoride recently began flowing through the tap water into millions of Southern California households. But the pipeline of information to warn the public about fluoride exposure is apparently clogged up with something. any people need to...

Colic in the Breastfed Baby

Colic is one of the mysteries of nature. Nobody knows what it really is, but everyone has an opinion. In a typical colic situation, the baby starts to have crying periods about two to three weeks after birth. These occur mainly in the evening, and...