September 3, 2012 by  
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As a health practitioner and researcher, I have been aware of the association between analgesic (pain killer) use and hayfever for many years and I have found that it can be due to the damaging and inflammatory effect that analgesics (and other medications or an incorrect diet) have on the intestinal lining. A large amount […]


August 18, 2012 by  
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Setting up your children’s health for life: Eat Greens While Young Getting children to eat their vegies is always a challenge, but new research points to evidence about the benefits of vegetables. A study by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute found children who ate vegetables just once a week or less had a higher risk of […]


May 6, 2012 by  
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Rick Nauert, PhD Senior News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy. D. Psych Central 26.4.12   New research from University of California-Davis and Washington State University suggests exposure to PCBs may increase the likelihood of autism in some children. Dr. Pamela Lein, a developmental neurobiologist and professor of molecular biosciences in the UC Davis […]

Sun Screen Dangers For Children

May 30, 2011 by  
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Teachers restrict sunscreens over safety concerns By Simon Lauder ABC News. Updated Wed May 18, 2011 According to Simon Lauder: “Teachers are concerned about the use of sunscreen containing nanoparticles. The Australian Education Union (AEU) wants to restrict the types of sunscreens used at schools. The union says sunscreen with nanoparticles poses unacceptable safety risks. […]

Healthy Parenting

September 21, 2010 by  
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Raising children in a healthy, balanced way can be very difficult at times yet being a great parent is the most important role we have in life, once we have kids. Do you reflect on your childhood in a positive way or one that leaves you shuddering? Do you sometimes find that you sound like […]