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The Truth On What Energy Drinks Are Doing To Kids

By April McCarthy Teens who consume too many energy drinks are also known to suffer from dehydration, tremors, heat stroke and heart attacks. Now the focus is on behavior. Are energy drinks turning teens into hyperactive, unhealthy, disobedient delinquents? Public perceptions seem to be shifting towards believing that. In January, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver launched…

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Want Resilient Kids? Start a “Let Grow” Play Club at Their School

By Lenore Skenazy If we want to raise kids who are going to successfully compete with the robots, they better have something the robots don’t: “non-robot skills.” Things like the ability to be creative, make friends, take initiative, solve problems, build consensus, deal with jerks, take risks and think outside the chip. Most of America’s…

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Study Shows Kids are Born Creative Geniuses But the Education System Destroys Imagination

By Jack Burns Dr. George Land and Beth Jarman were commissioned by NASA to help the space agency identify and develop creative talent. The two were tasked to research school children in an attempt to identify creative individuals from which the agency could pick to help with their many products. In a recent TED talk,…

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The Strange World Of Vaccines, Pregnancy And Children

By Catherine J. Frompovich Something very strange has happened since I studied health, nutrition and holistic health sciences and matriculated in prenatal and infant nutrition. Back then, pregnant mothers were advised to take no medications, not even an aspirin! All medications were to be carefully “vetted” by the female’s obstetrician-physician and were to be taken…

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Public School and ADHD – Why Some Doctors and Experts Don’t Believe the Diagnosis is Real

By Anna Hunt The documentary Pharmabuse compiles interviews with various medical professions who are speaking out about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The film raises a growing concern that schools play an integral role in the hasty over-diagnosis of ADHD in school children. ADHD: Real or Fake? Is ADHD an actual illness? Or, is it just a…

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Unhealthiest State Has the Best Vaccination Rate: Offit’s Orwellian Logic Fails

By  the World Mercury Project Team The Unhealthiest State in America Has the Best Vaccination Rate: Offit’s Orwellian Logic Fails to Connect the Dots In a Daily Beast opinion piece on December 15, Paul Offit—one of the vaccine industry’s most strident ambassadors—puzzles over a seeming contradiction. How, Offit wonders, could the state of Mississippi, which has “the…

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Is Your Child Smarter Or Dumber Because Of Microwave Technologies?

By Catherine J. Frompovich Parents are overjoyed when their two-year-olds ‘master’ computer games and cell phones. They interpret that as “look how smart my kid is!” Well, that’s really not the take-away message parents should be coming up with. Maybe their youngsters inadvertently are becoming addicted to a tech-meme and device, which will damage them…

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Dental Amalgam Mercury and Risks to Fetuses, Infants and Children

By Amanda Just, David Kennedy, DDS, and Jack Kall, DMD from WMP’s Partner: International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) Dorice Madronero offered a grave warning to a 2010 Dental Products Panel of United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA): “As a young expectant mother I know that twice following dental work I miscarried. …

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The Meme That Defines The Ruination Of Children’s Lives

By Catherine J. Frompovich As the winter holidays draw near, especially the magical time known as Christmas, children become the main focus, and rightfully so!  Why?  Because the “reason for the season” was the birth of a child over two thousand years ago, which impacted lives of billions around the world to the point where…

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