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ACAM doctors and DAN doctors: Learn the Difference and How to Find One

ACAM doctors are a fast growing organization of doctors. The acronym stands for the American College for Advancement in Medicine. ACAM is a nonprofit medical society dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals in preventive/nutritional medicine. ACAM’s goals are to improve skills, knowledge and diagnostic procedures for patients.

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Action for Healthy Kids Chicago: Group Teaches Nutrition and Exercise

Action for Healthy Kids Chicago: Last month Action for Healthy Kids ran an event called: Every Kid Healthy Week (April 22– 26) in Chicago. One of their activities included “the FoodTASTIC Family Health Fair” where participants learned about healthy food and exercise choices. It was held at Harlan Community Academy (…)

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Studies Show Food Allergies are Side Effects of Childhood Obesity

Effects of childhood obesity and food allergies are widespread. Both childhood obesity and food allergies have become epidemics in the United States. Results from two separate studies show a probable cause. Obese children are 59% more likely to have IgE mediated food allergies than children of normal weight. (…)

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Delayed Vaccines Get Personal with Vaccinomics: Stop Vaccine Injuries

Delayed vaccines are preferred by more and more parents today. This is likely due to the dramatic rise in cases of autism. Over the span of 2 decades cases have risen from 1-10,000 to 1 in 68. Some believe delayed vaccines may be a key part in preventing autism in the future. But is it? The Mayo Clinic believes 21st century vaccine delivery won’t be a “one size fits all” vaccine dosing schedule. A new research field called vaccinomics may make all that obsolete. According to a Fox News report, many parents are asking for delayed vaccine schedules to protect their children. But the practice of administering delayed vaccines isn’t failproof. Scientists are hoping vaccinomics will be. (…)

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Vitamin D Supplements for Children: What’s the Best Dose?

Most medical establishments warn that Vitamin D supplements are not something that you want to do naively, as it is a fat soluble vitamin that has known toxicity factors. So what’s fact? What’s fiction? And what is the proper supplemental amount for a kid who’s not drinking milk? I did some digging and this is what I’ve learned. (…)

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Broken CFL Bulb? Get Cleanup Steps to Contain Hazardous Mercury

Fluorescent bulbs (also called CFLs) are made with mercury, a known neurotoxin, and if you live in the Midwest like I do it is actually illegal to throw them in the garbage. If you break one there are 11 steps you must follow to limit over contamination and risk the safety of your family and pets. (…)

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Gluten-free Casein Free diet for Autism

On the heels of Jenny McCarthy’s new book, Louder Than Words: A Mother’s Journey in Healing Autism, and several different national television appearances with celebrities such as Oprah and Larry King, ABC’s Good Morning America gives us a closer look at the Gluten-free/ Casein-free diet and its potential benefits, not (…)

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