My sister and I remember the night our father woke us up to tell us the house was on fire. Well, he didn’t exactly do that. Dad walked to the doorway of our bedroom and […]
In the 1980s, one of the biggest challenges for parents was to make sure their kids couldn’t see inappropriate material on the new music video channel, MTV. Compared to dealing with the dangers of the […]
The extended-release form of a medication often used for ADHD was recently studied for chronic tic disorders, including Tourette syndrome, for kids aged 6 to 17.
A retrospective study published September 2017 demonstrates that for Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) and Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal infections (PANDAS), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can reduce the length of flares. (Journal of […]
In this article, a mother wrote to describe challenges in helping her son reduce his tics. Some suggestions are offered at the conclusion, and readers are invited to do the same in the comment section. […]
Environmental and Nutritional Tips to Improve Your Family’s Health This feature highlights reports, studies, and feedback on efforts that can make a positive impact in our quest for health. Topics we cover in this issue are included […]
ACN’s advisory board member, Dr. William Shaw, wrote an important, forward-thinking article in 2013 that explained how the increase in ADHD, autism, and asthma could be linked to the popular medication acetaminophen (i.e.,Tylenol). See Tylenol: […]
When people think of food allergies, it’s mostly in relation to children. New research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting shows that almost half of all food-allergic […]
Lack of sleep is growing problem in Western societies. While millions of adults turn to sleeping pills, inadequate rest affects children of all ages.
Please take time to read this dramatic article from the New York Times. It is not about politics, although the role of politics is undeniable. It is about humanity, about all of us, about future […]