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|10/6/2014 - Parents all across the country are quickly learning that they have far fewer rights than previously believed, especially when it comes to making decisions about medical treatment for their children. A growing trend is for hospitals and doctors to falsely accuse parents of "medical child abuse" when...|
|10/2/2014 - The Dallas Star-Telegram is now reporting what might be the greatest fear of any parent with a child in public school:
At a news conference at noon Wednesday, Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles said students attending four different Dallas Independent School District schools...|
|9/7/2014 - Parents' life experiences and dietary habits before conception are encoded into egg and sperm and projected into the very existence of their child, influencing the child's habits, health and ability to adapt later in life. Parenting essentially begins before conception, according to new research coming...|
|8/19/2014 - There's a new device out to allow parents to know what's going on with their newborn baby's vital signs and the environmental status of the room in which the baby is sleeping, and even when the baby is due to awaken. On one hand, with all the SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) cases, it seems like...|
|8/14/2014 - More than two thousand Mainers signed a petition asking Governor Paul LePage's administration to disclose the use of harmful chemicals on product labels, according to a report by CentralMaine.com.
Supporters, including parents, doctors and business owners, rallied in support of a rule change that...|
|7/8/2014 - A New York federal court recently dismissed a case brought by parents whose unvaccinated children were excluded from school during local outbreaks. The parents, whose children were exempt from vaccines on religious grounds, claimed that the exclusion policy violated their Constitutional and state law...|
|6/30/2014 - Most likely led by states like Vermont and others pushing for labeling of genetically modified organisms in food, aversion to GMOs in what we buy for our families to eat is now higher than ever, and is continuing to grow.
The drive to eat healthier, followed by parents' growing concerns about feeding...|
|6/17/2014 - The Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) made a dramatic change recently in its 16-month episode involving teenager Justina Pelletier, asking a juvenile court judge if the agency can return the girl to her parents.
The Boston Globe and other papers reported that the change of heart...|
|6/16/2014 - Baby bottles from AVENT, Born Free, Green to Grow, Evenflo and Weil Baby all emit high or very high levels of hormone-altering chemicals, says new research published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health. (1)
"Many PC-replacement-products made from acrylic, polystyrene, polyethersulfone,...|
|4/22/2014 - It might seem kind of obvious to some people, but maybe not so much to others: if you lie to your kids, they are more likely to do the same when they grow up, according to a new study.
An undergraduate researcher at the University of California-San Diego became the first to scientifically test the...|
|3/23/2014 - Controversy has erupted in western Canada after public school nurses reportedly vaccinated a 14-year-old student without her parents' consent. CBC.ca reports that the Bootsma family of British Columbia is furious and demanding answers after their ninth-grader was pulled out of class one day and coerced...|
|3/11/2014 - California, Oregon and Washington State all have recently enacted new vaccine exemption laws making it harder for parents to exempt their children from mandatory vaccines required for school and daycare. Colorado's House Bill 14-1288, if passed, will follow this trend by adding a requirement that parents...|
|3/7/2014 - Parents who want to enter their children in Oregon schools without vaccinating them will now need to sit through a lecture from a family doctor or watch a promotional video before they can be granted an exemption, according to a law taking effect on March 1.
Regardless of the severity or prevalence...|
|2/21/2014 - Most people associate Alzheimer's disease with older individuals, and indeed, being diagnosed with the affliction generally does not happen until later in life.
But a new study, which was published recently in the medical journal Neurology, has found that people who are currently dementia-free but...|
|2/10/2014 - As Valentine's Day approaches, could your adolescent relationship with your parents be harmful and be causing your current romantic relationship to be dysfunctional? Sounds disturbing, but recent research published in the Journal of Marriage and Family (JMF) demonstrated that there is a small but very...|
|2/7/2014 - A Utah elementary school made international headlines recently after it was reported that administrators there starved out about 40 students whose lunch funds were lacking. According to The Salt Lake Tribune (SLT), cafeteria workers at Uintah Elementary School were forced to seize and toss the pizza...|
|1/31/2014 - Special education is the most demanding teaching job possible. It takes a very special person to deal with a classroom full of young kids with neurological problems and physical challenges. But there are times when a special ed teacher's character falls way short of what's needed to cope and help develop...|
|1/25/2014 - Eugenics is quickly becoming big business in China, where at least one genomics company is attempting to pave the way for parents to literally pick and choose the "best" embryos to obtain the smartest possible children. Quartz reports that the cognitive genomics (CG) division at the Shenzhen-based genomics...|
|1/17/2014 - No doubt, when the parents of 18-year-old Keith Vidal called local police to provide some assistance to the North Carolina couple, they never in their wildest imaginations believed that things would turn out the way they did - with them having to bury their son.
According to The Daily Caller, the...|
|12/20/2013 - A Connecticut couple is fighting to regain custody of their 16-year-old daughter after she was forcibly abducted by Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) in Massachusetts, where her parents had voluntarily admitted her for medical treatment with a family specialist. According to an in-depth investigation...|
|11/21/2013 - A 15-year-old Connecticut girl remains held by Boston Children's Hospital, a victim of the hospital's "kidnap and ransom" operation, traditionally called "K&R." K&R is not usually seen in hospitals, and that's what makes this story so bizarre and disturbing.
Boston Children's Hospital kidnapped the...|
|10/30/2013 10:22:19 PM - There are 130 official ways for an infant to die. These official categories of death, sanctioned by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), are published in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD).[1-3] When a baby dies, coroners must...|
|10/20/2013 - Parents who choose to keep pharmaceuticals out of their healthy babies are once again under direct assault. A new survey developed by a group of doctors led by Douglas Opel, MD, from Seattle Children's Hospital, was recently tested for its ability to predict which households might have "under-vaccinated...|
|10/8/2013 - Just weeks after an Ohio court ruled that medical authorities could not force chemotherapy upon a 10-year-old Amish girl against the wishes of her parents, an appeals court overturned the rule, allowing the hospital -- which profits from chemotherapy treatments -- to force this girl to receive chemotherapy...|
|10/3/2013 - Over the last 15 years, the autism diagnosis rate has increased from 1 in 10,000 to an alarming 1 in 250. There are many speculations about the cause of this startling increase. Research studies show a definite correlation between the increase in autism and the introduction of new immunizations, particularly...|
|9/21/2013 - A "morbidly obese" two-year-old has undergone bariatric surgery in Saudi Arabia, doctors are now proudly reporting. This radical, permanent maiming of the digestive system of a child was done, they say, after "dieting failed."
The press is reporting that the doctors in charge of this fiasco "...were...|
|8/27/2013 - There is something to be said for wanting to keep our children safe from harm. It's as natural an emotion for a parent as there is. But at some point we have to ask ourselves as a society if we're going to let abject fear take over our lives or if we're going to stand up and overcome our fears by being...|
|8/25/2013 - Parents in South Africa could face life in prison if convicted of murdering their baby girl, who died just days after being given what reports say were routine vaccinations.
According to a report at VacTruth.com, the child, known as "Baby A," had been given all of her vaccinations on time. On Sept....|
|8/22/2013 - Slowly, but very surely, the world's Great Power democracies are slipping into totalitarianism, all the while swearing that the transition away from liberty and freedom is for our own good.
The most recent example of this rising "soft tyranny" took place in "the land Down Under" - Australia - once...|
|8/5/2013 - New science is emerging and converging which allows parents to pre-fabricate the genetic sequence of their children. New generation gene sequencing, coupled with in-vitro fertilization will allow parents to choose the genetic makeup of their child. A new controversial procedure called mitochondrial...|
|7/30/2013 - It's easy to think that the most outrageous things said by some of today's "intellectuals," some of whom pretend to be cable news program hosts, are merely for shock effect, but when they keep saying them you begin to realize their not kidding - they really believe what they're saying.
|7/29/2013 - Today Natural News denounces Melissa Harris-Perry, the latest talking head "death worshipper" to publicly imply that she supports the murder of living, breathing newborn children. According to Harris-Perry, life begins when the parents feel like life begins. And together with some twisted new "ethics"...|
|7/17/2013 - It's an all too familiar scene: children, some as young as nine, spending an exorbitant amount of time on cell phones. What may not be as familiar, and therefore go unnoticed, is the sight of children who are suffering and sick from cancer, specifically brain cancer. Australia has noticed and is very...|
|7/11/2013 - China might be in the middle of an incredible economic rebirth, as its thousands of factories churn out all sorts of consumer goods for an increasingly hungry global consumer market. But it is doing so in a manner that is harming its public and destroying its environment. So bad is the contamination...|
|6/30/2013 - Oregon parents who choose to protect their children from the horrors of vaccines will now have to jump through a slew of unconstitutional government hoops, including subjecting themselves to state-coerced reeducation training and state-endorsed medical propaganda. This, thanks to the passage of a new...|
|6/24/2013 - Not only is Big Brother's surveillance leviathan growing larger by the day but it has become a most arrogant creature as well, operating at will against the people - or, perhaps more appropriately in this case, operating against the will of the people.
The latest example originates in Florida, where...|
|6/15/2013 - There is less faith now in the public education system than there ever has been. Homeschooling has increased by 75 percent in the last 14 years, according to a recent report in Education News. Homeschooling is growing seven times faster than a K-12 public education. Researchers predict that the homeschooling...|
|6/4/2013 - Bioethicist Art Caplan, Ph.D. of New York University has argued that parents of unvaccinated children should be held liable for illness or death allegedly caused by their unvaccinated children. This article rebuts Caplan's position, and explains why liability should fall, if with anyone on this issue,...|
|5/18/2013 - Fracking has turned into an explosive topic at a Colorado school where several staff members may be forced to resign over an informational student presentation. Two young members of the environmental group Earth Guardians educated students at Evergreen Middle School about the dangers of fracking with...|
|5/9/2013 - After controversially taking a five-month old baby out of the custody of his parents at gun-point for seeking a second medical opinion on flu-like symptoms, Child Protective Services (CPS) sent a letter to a State Assemblyman of California, Tim Donnelly (R). In the letter, dated May 1, 2013, Sherri...|
|5/3/2013 - A number of Missouri lawmakers are supporting an amendment to the state constitution that essentially formalizes the fundamental right of parents to raise their children as they see fit.
In late April the House gave its approval to a measure, House Joint Resolution 26 (HJR26) that says parents have...|
|5/1/2013 - A new national survey has been released, highlighting startling new trends in teen prescription drug abuse. The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation are confirming that one in four teens now abuse or misuse a prescription drug at least once in their lifetime. These results suggest a 33...|
|4/26/2013 - Despite years of warnings from the medical establishment about the dangers over-the-counter medications pose for young children, it is alarming to know that as many as 40 percent of parents are still giving their kids these harmful substances.
The latest University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's...|
|4/19/2013 - A study published in the journal Pediatrics (April 15, 2013) has determined that parents' vaccine choices are often informed and influenced by online social networks. Parents who choose not to vaccinate according to the recommended vaccination schedule are much more likely to get information from other...|
|4/13/2013 - It's bad enough that big government statists are trying to take away your Bill of Rights, hide what goes into your foods, poison you with vaccines, run your healthcare, tax you into poverty, spend the country into oblivion and micromanage virtually every aspect of your life. Now, they think your kids...|
|4/8/2013 - Bye-bye daddy, bye-bye mommy: MSNBC discovers who children really belong to. Finally. This burning question has been answered. What a relief.
Melissa Harris-Perry, a university professor and weekend host at MSNBC shares the wisdom:
"We have never invested as much in public education as we should...|
|3/25/2013 - Parents with young daughters are increasingly wising up to the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine scam, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Based on the latest figures, more than 16 percent of parents in 2010 rejected popular HPV vaccines like Gardasil and Cervarix for their...|
|3/22/2013 - Studies done in the UK looked at the top broadcast network TV shows, most aimed at kids, over a given period of time, and found that 34 percent contained some sort of tobacco content.
They were looking for actual or implied tobacco use, the presence of smoking products, and other references to smoking...|
|3/20/2013 - More and more parents are just saying "no" to the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, according to a new study by the Mayo Clinic. In fact, the researchers who conducted the study, which involved analyzing vaccination data for teens ages 13 to 17 in the 2008-10 National Immunization Survey of Teens,...|
|3/17/2013 - Most U.S. parents can't tell when their children are overweight or obese, according to a nationally representative survey conducted by researchers from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), and Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).
The poll was designed to explore parents' perceptions...|
|2/24/2013 - Every state legislator in the U.S. takes an oath to uphold their state and federal Constitutions. However, in the real world, those oaths can apparently be meaningless. Last year, I wrote about state laws that allow children to consent to vaccines and other medical treatments. These laws clearly...|
|2/12/2013 - Contrary to the assumption that quality of life increases with each generation, baby boomers are actually significantly less healthy and more disabled than their parents were at the same age, according to a study conducted by researchers from the West Virginia University School of Medicine and published...|
|1/31/2013 - Although prescription drug abuse among both children and adults now rivals illegal street drugs in both prevalence and lethality, most parents are not particularly concerned about such abuse among children and teenagers, according to the most recent University of Michigan Mott Children's Hospital National...|
|1/13/2013 - Mothers of fussy or active babies are significantly more likely to use television to distract their infants, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and published in the journal Pediatrics. The study was funded by the National Institutes of Health...|
|1/3/2013 - On December 28, 2012 Chinese national legislation was amended so that adult children are now required to visit their elderly parents otherwise they could be subject to legal ramifications. It has been reported that in China elderly parents are often neglected and even abandoned by their working children.
|12/27/2012 - The same set of interpersonal skills that make a person a good romantic partner also make them a good parent, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Bristol and published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, a journal of the Society for Personality and Social...|
|12/16/2012 - The great contradiction in the recent Newtown, Conn. elementary school shooting is that many of the parents who are horrified at violence directed at their children are the very same parents who allow their children to inundated with simulated violence from every imaginable direction.
Many of the...|
|12/6/2012 - Parents across Australia are waking up in droves to the dangers of vaccines, as evidenced by new government figures showing a major uptick in the number of parents who are choosing not to vaccinate their children. According to the data, there has been a 600 percent increase in recent years in the number...|
|11/28/2012 - Most parents have deficiencies, but let's face it, some parents don't have many redeeming qualities.
Worse, when adult children approach their parents to ask what happened, they are often met with nothing but blame and excuses. The mind-blower is that most adult children with the consciousness to...|
|10/12/2012 - Our modern lifestyle has created unprecedented levels of tooth decay in both children and adults. According to Weston A. Price, a dentist who researched the link between diet and tooth decay, the modern diet is lacking important fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamins A and D, as well as a substance known...|
|10/10/2012 - A massive research project conducted by Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital reveals that parents who seek help with the right cessation program are much more likely to stop smoking than those attempting to quit on their own. Over 7,000 parents were studied in 18 different studies,...|
|9/27/2012 - The parents of a New Zealand teenager say a drug aimed at preventing cervical cancer was instead responsible for her death, a claim that is being "rejected as convoluted pseudoscience" by a researcher at the University of Auckland.
According to The Dominion Post, a local newspaper, Jasmine Renata,...|
|9/19/2012 - Health freedom-loving New Jerseyans are concerned by State Senator Loretta Weinberg's Senate Bill No. 1759 (http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2012/Bills/S2000/1759_I1.HTM). Introduced this past March, Senator Weinberg's bill is a bid to make the exercise of a vaccine religious exemption more difficult for...|
|9/16/2012 - Let me start with this controversial statement: The worst thing parents can do is obtain a diagnosis of autism for their vaccine-damaged child.
The primary fact to keep in mind is: the government must deny any link between vaccines and autism, because to admit the connection would force it to pay...|
|9/15/2012 - A Virginia mother was recently interrogated four times by police, and visited twice by social services, after neighbors spotted the mother's children playing in their own yard unsupervised, and decided to report the non-incident to local authorities. According to Lenore Skenazy of Free-Range Kids, such...|
|9/6/2012 - Though all 50 U.S. states recognize the natural human right of individuals to refuse otherwise compulsory vaccinations on the basis of religious, philosophical, or medical reasons -- some states recognize all three reasons as valid -- 95 percent of American parents still go along with the federal government's...|
|8/20/2012 - The school year is about to begin for America's children and drug prescribing will be back in full swing after the lull of summer vacation. Parents are being informed that their children will not be admitted to school without their required vaccinations. As parents rush to their pediatricians for completion...|
|8/17/2012 - ADHD, your child, drugs, corruption... are words that should not be in the same sentence - or same conversation for that matter. Last month, a study was published that makes it questionable whether this generation of children stands even a remote fighting chance against the pharmaceutical companies.......|
|8/3/2012 - Milwaukee alderman Jim Bohl wanted to stop fluoridation in his city. But he had to settle for a compromise. The city's aldermen recently voted to reduce the fluoride level from 1.1 to .7 parts per million. .7ppm is the proposed lower level for fluoridation from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...|
|6/17/2012 - In today's 'arrested development' culture where adults go into their 20's and beyond behaving like children while the actual children rule over their squeamish, indecisive parents with little candy-coated fists, the fact that something is seriously wrong couldn't be more clear. We live in society where,...|
|5/11/2012 2:07:36 PM - The medical establishment in California is quietly waging war against parental rights with a new legislative bill that will make it more difficult for parents to opt out of vaccines for their children. According to reports, the California State Assembly recently voted 44-19 to pass AB 2109, a bill that,...|
|4/17/2012 - New York's A343 and S384, if enacted into law, will give children the right to consent to HPV and Hep B vaccines, without the knowledge and consent of their parents. Regardless of your position on vaccines, these bills set a disturbing precedent in violation of the U.S. Constitution. If you live in...|
|3/29/2012 - In 2006 the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the American Dental Association (ADA) finally admitted what dental researchers had been saying for many years. If powdered infant formula is prepared with fluoridated water infants are put at increased risk of a developmental disturbance called fluorosis....|
|3/19/2012 - Government is not merely denying parents and families the right to consume healthful whole foods such as raw milk; now rule-by-force government authorities are threatening a Michigan family with criminal prosecution if they do not poison their child with chemotherapy chemicals -- even though their child...|
|3/5/2012 7:42:28 PM - The days of Saturday morning cartoons are long gone. Today, kids can watch cartoons and other children's programming on a variety of channels anytime they turn on the TV. Parents would do well to keep a close eye on not only what and how much their children are watching, but the content of the commercials...|
|2/28/2012 - The following is a letter to U.S. Pediatricians who refuse to treat unvaccinated kids whose parents are exercising a legal exemption to immunizations. A copy of the letter itself is here:
Open Letter to Pediatricians
United States of America
Re: Legal and Ethical...|
|2/15/2012 - First it was the TSA searching your underpants at the airport, claiming to be protecting you from "terrorists." Now a local elementary school in North Carolina is searching the homemade lunches of schoolchildren with the goal of forcing children to ditch their nutritious, home-made meals and learn to...|
|1/26/2012 7:51:28 PM - A new study conducted at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that parents are relying more and more on natural therapies and healthy lifestyle options to improve their child's attention and behavior. The research results were published in the January issue of the medical journal Focus on Alternative...|
|12/11/2011 - Obviously unnerved with the growing number of parents that are choosing to avoid vaccinations for their children, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has decided to establish localized vaccine "task force" squads that go door-to-door in local communities in order to harass parents...|
|11/29/2011 - The typical treatment recommendation for children diagnosed with psychiatric or mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) includes a combination of behavior and drug therapies. Such treatments are legally optional, but the Australian government's...|
|11/14/2011 - From Africa there are stories of mothers being hunted down and forced by gunpoint to have their children receive vaccinations known to produce adverse reactions. This might be expected in third world countries. But the same essential tyranny has also been occurring in America.
Gun point medicine...|
|10/20/2011 - Millions of infants have been overdosed with fluoride due to powdered infant formula being combined with fluoridated tap water. Parents, who prepare infant formula, have been deliberately kept in the dark regarding the risks of this overdose, for the simple reason that it casts doubt on water fluoridation....|
|10/14/2011 - Ever wonder why vaccine related injuries reported by parents get so little mass media attention? It's easy to understand when you realize that although a federally decreed reporting system does exist for vaccine injuries, the agency itself simply stores them in a data base that doesn't influence most...|
|10/10/2011 - Insanity prevailed in California once again today as Governor Jerry Brown signed bill AB499 allowing 12-year-old children the ability to consent to being injected with Gardasil vaccines without their parents' knowledge; yet at the same time the Governor banned the use of tanning beds by anyone under...|
|9/7/2011 - When a corrupt medical group wants to discourage dissidence from within, it targets a high profile figure to disgrace. This intimidates others from doing the right thing if it disrupts the lies and profits of Big Pharma.
Dr. Andrew Wakefield was a high profile scapegoat, smeared with lies from the...|
|8/26/2011 - The primary purpose of this article is to encourage a stronger commitment from doctors and parents to consider using safer medical care for infants and children FIRST before resorting to more dangerous treatments. One would hope and assume that doctors and parents would have a natural inclination to...|
|7/19/2011 - A pediatrician in Boston named David Ludwig has been sharply criticized over the past week for suggesting that obese children might be taken away from their parents by state authorities for their own safety. In his article, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, he explains that...|
|7/18/2011 - A pediatrician in Boston named David Ludwig has been sharply criticized over the past week for suggesting that obese children might be taken away from their parents by state authorities for their own safety. In his article, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, he explains that...|
|7/14/2011 - Health authorities do not believe that your child is entitled to be educated unless he or she has first been indoctrinated and intoxicated by the demigods of vaccination. Parents who question the necessity and morality of this dangerous and invasive policy are derisively informed that unvaccinated children...|
|6/12/2011 - A current California bill, AB 499, would "allow a minor who is 12 years of age or older to consent to medical care related to the prevention of a sexually transmitted disease." That is, children as young as 12 will be able to get a Gardasil or other STD vaccine without their parents' knowledge or...|
|3/29/2011 - In the latest outrage of the global "vegan police" striking out against those who follow a healthy diet, a couple in France is now facing up to 30 years in prison because they refused to feed their baby junk infant formula and instead breastfed her. The baby died at 11 months of age, and when ambulance...|
|2/22/2011 - In 6-2 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has handed down a decision that bars parents of vaccine-damaged children from seeking justice against vaccine manufacturers. The parents, Robalee and Russell Bruesewitz of Pittsburgh, saw their healthy child damaged by a diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine...|
|2/1/2011 - To hear it from proponents of the vaccine industry, vaccines are based on rock-solid science that proves them to be completely safe and widely effective. These beliefs, however, are not factually based on real science but rather a persistent vaccine mythology that has been propagandized by the vaccine...|
|12/11/2010 - More than 60 percent of all parents give their children the wrong dose of liquid medicines, potentially placing their health at risk, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney, Australia, and presented at the International Pharmaceutical Federation in Lisbon, Portugal.
|12/7/2010 - It seems obvious that babies who sleep with their parents are likely to breastfeed more than babies who sleep in a separate room. They will probably nurse more often and nurse for a longer duration of their lives. A study published in the November 2010 issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American...|
|10/23/2010 - They say you are what you eat, but a new study published in the journal Nature has proven that your children are also what you eat. According to the study, fathers who eat lots of junk food pass on traits to their children that make them more susceptible to diseases like type-2 diabetes, high blood...|
|8/8/2010 - Before the days of computers, children used to spend a lot more time outdoors. But even since computers first became mainstream, the amount of time children spend on them has drastically increased, causing an increase in illness and anti-social behavioral problems. And experts say parents are to blame.
|4/1/2010 - Ninety percent of parents would like to know more about alternative medical approaches for their children, according to a survey conducted by Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota (Children's), a nationwide leader in integrative medical approaches.
Integrative medicine combines traditional...|
|1/18/2010 - Recent research conducted by the British Heart Foundation (NHF) has revealed that about 90 percent of British mothers do not properly understand food nutritional labels. Most of the women falsely believe that products claiming to be good sources of certain vitamins or rich in whole grains are healthy,...|
|7/13/2009 - Although nearly all parents have heard the warnings against giving over-the-counter (OTC) cold and cough medicines to young children, nearly two-thirds of them are still doing so, according to a study conducted by researchers from Harris Interactive and funded by the herbal pharmaceutical company Bionorica.
|5/15/2009 - Against the wishes of both the parents and the 13-year-old patient in question, a Minnesota judge has ruled that Daniel Hauser must undergo conventional chemotherapy treatments, which are characterized by the mass-poisoning of the patient with toxic chemicals.
For opting to explore alternative and...|
|3/23/2009 - People caring for aging parents or just thinking about it realize that keeping them healthy, happy and active for as long as possible is ideal for everyone. Aging parents seldom want to become physically dependent on their children for care. Grown children, often referred to as the sandwich generation,...|
|3/16/2009 - The drug Adderall is linked with heart attack and sudden death in children and young adults according to a newly released study at the New York Medical College of Family Medicine. This drug is commonly prescribed to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a phony disease that has been...|
|3/2/2009 - Parents can increase the amount of fruits and vegetables that their children eat simply by eating more plant foods themselves, according to a study conducted by researchers from the St. Louis University School of Public Health and published in the journal Preventive Medicine.
"When parents eat more...|
|12/30/2008 - Vaccinations are modern medicine's most-favored form of quackery. Even while the bulk of the evidence shows vaccines and flu shots ultimately harm more people than they help, they continue to be pushed by doctors, drug companies and state health authorities. Now you can add pediatricians to that list.
|11/12/2008 - Drug companies used to sell products for the treatment of disease. But it didn't take long for Big Pharma to figure out that the number of diseased people is limited, and therefore so are drug profits. To bypass this problem, they began inventing diseases and marketing them to the public as a way to...|
|10/20/2008 - It is becoming increasingly common for parents to give their teenage daughters breast augmentation surgery as a birthday or graduation present, says Stephen Greenberg, a plastic surgeon from Woodbury, New York.
"There are girls and women who are devastated by the fact that they don't have breasts...|
|8/25/2008 - In 1992, the "Back to Sleep" campaign led by the American Academy of Pediatrics was aimed at preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). According to their statistics, the program seems to have been successful. However, what appears to have been ignored until recently is a new epidemic of developmentally...|
|8/20/2008 - The number of middle-class parents refusing to vaccinate their children according to U.K. government guidelines is on the rise, the Daily Mail has reported.
Among these parents are Paul and Karen Sullivan, who stopped vaccinating their son Max at the age of six months after reading reports of meningitis-like...|
|7/25/2008 - Large numbers of parents in the United States are unable to recognize their children's obesity, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan.
Researchers used the Internet to collect information from parents on their children's height and weight, and then asked those...|
|4/9/2008 - Remember the news headline from a few months ago about the 2 year old who called 911 to report that his grandmother was not feeling well? The news was full of praise about the kid's actions, but the real story is about the grandmother or whoever is raising a child like that. That person really knows...|
|4/8/2008 - A public survey posted on NaturalNews.com reveals that 98% of survey participants (1919 out of 1954) believe that parents should have the right to refuse vaccinations for their children. The online survey was conducted from April 6 to April 8, and survey respondents were self-selected. A total of 1,954...|
|12/14/2007 - Think U.S. health authorities have never conducted outrageous medical experiments on children, women, minorities, homosexuals and inmates? Think again: This timeline, originally put together by Dani Veracity (a NaturalNews reporter), has been edited and updated with recent vaccination experimentation...|
|11/26/2007 - Can you believe the audacity of some renegade school board member in Virginia who dared to send fliers home to parents informing them of nutritional alternatives to prescription ADHD medication? What is this world coming to when parents are allowed to receive fair, balanced information and make informed...|
|11/19/2007 - Following the State of Maryland's threats against parents who refuse to have their children vaccinated, children were herded into a Price George County courthouse being guarded by armed personnel with attack dogs. Inside, the children were forcibly vaccinated, many against their will, under orders from...|
|11/14/2007 - This is an action item alert for all those who believe in health freedom. State and County officials in Maryland have announced they will send parents to jail if they don't submit their children to forced vaccinations. State Attorney General Glenn F. Ivey has announced he is willing to criminalize parents...|
|9/5/2007 - The mainstream media is amusingly irrational when it comes to reporting scare stories. The latest example involves the lead content of Mattel toys made in China. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a third recall of Mattel toys involving over 700,000 toys containing unacceptably high levels...|
|4/30/2007 - The British Medical Research Council (MRC) has claimed that even parents who understand the importance of diet and exercise still have trouble recognizing when their own children are obese. In response, the British government has launched a plan to help educate parents on ways to implement healthier...|
|2/20/2007 - This month, health freedom advocates celebrated when both the House and Senate of the Virginia Legislature passed Abraham's Law (HB 2314 /SB 905), a parents' rights law named for cancer patient Abraham Cherrix. But critics are saying that the victory has been darkened by another bill; one that makes...|
|1/11/2007 - In the summer, it was announced that authorities in Scotland were considering vaccinating girls as young as 9 years old against the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus in order to combat the cervical cancer that can result from infection, but complaints from parents have stopped the plan in its...|
|12/6/2006 - New research states that at least 59 of the nation's 250 children's hospitals have fast-food restaurants as part of their cafeteria operations. According to Dr. Hannah Sahud -- the lead researcher behind the new study -- that is a troubling phenomenon, particularly given rising obesity rates.
|11/9/2006 - Parents of newborns can help their children sleep through the night and cry less by giving them a gentle massage, according to new research from Warwick Medical School and the Institute of Education at the University of Warwick.
The researchers, led by Dr. Angela Underdown, examined nine previous...|
|10/11/2006 - The nation’s children are consuming ever-greater amounts of soft drinks that could increase their risk for obesity and dental disease, caution the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
In their annual back-to-school wellness message, the two health organizations...|
|9/28/2006 - A new study by prescription benefit manager Medco Health Solutions Inc. found that parents of children taking drugs to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are nine times more likely to also use the drugs than other parents.
The study -- which was based on the number of ADHD prescription...|
|9/5/2006 - An antihistamine often recommended to parents whose infants do not sleep through the night may not be effective in reducing nighttime awakenings or improving parents' happiness with their children's sleep, according to a report in the July issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of...|
|8/23/2006 - Despite years of public outcry, based on recommendations by President Bush's New Freedom Commission to screen all school children for mental illness, TeenScreen is now being administered in the nation's public school system and children are being regularly diagnosed with one, or more, disorders chosen...|
|8/3/2006 - The idea of health freedom is one Americans likely never consider. Certain freedoms in this country are taken for granted -- like the freedoms of speech and religion -- so freedom to choose a method of health care seems a given. Unfortunately, recent cases have brought to the public's attention the...|
|8/2/2006 - One of the most important things parents can give to their children is a physical education or involvement in organized sports activity. Physical education has slipped in priority over the last few years, especially in our public schools. Some schools don't even have recess anymore. They're producing...|
|7/13/2006 - Many experts name Ray Kroc, founder of the McDonald's franchise, and Walt Disney as the pioneers of child-focused marketing, since they first recognized children as a separate marketing demographic from adults in the 1960s. For Kroc and Disney, the decision was a pragmatic business move. "A child who...|
|7/12/2006 - Across the nation, an increasing number of families are having their lives destroyed by the greed and arrogance of conventional medicine and its toxic cancer treatments. Families are arrested at gunpoint, jailed, prosecuted and separated from their children by Child Protective Services, all due to the...|
|6/26/2006 - Before the 1980s, with the exception of Disney and McDonald's masterminds Walt Disney and Ray Kroc, companies felt little incentive to market their products to children because they felt children had no buying power. This perspective made sense at the time: Children have little or no income and limited...|
|1/3/2006 - Months after a Texas teenager was diagnosed with cancer, state authorities have finally decided to let her return home to her family after a long legal battle in which Texas officials – not the girl's parents – attempted to determine the course of treatment for her disease.
|10/10/2005 - Jennifer Mattox hopes to someday enjoy the same kind of attention as Morgan Spurlock, director and producer of the Oscar-nominated 2004 fast-food documentary "Supersize Me." In fact, Spurlock's film inspired Mattox not only to film her own feature-length documentary, but also to launch an entire independent...|
|7/18/2005 - Jessica: I'm talking with Jennifer Mattox, founder of Faerie Films and director of the upcoming documentary, "Vending Machine." Can you tell me a little bit about Faerie Films and why you launched the company?
Mattox: Faerie Films was created because I was very interested in social behavior and the...|
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|6/29/2005 - New state laws in Michigan and Utah will prohibit sending commercial email to children's email addresses which are registered with the states' new 'Do not email' lists.
Officials in both states have confirmed that their new registry web pages for parents — websites where parents and guardians can...|
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