At some point we all have moments when our mortality hits home. Maybe a friend or relative passes. Perhaps we face a health crisis, or enjoy a glimpse of spiritual awakening. A fresh awareness of […]
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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 […]
LENDRI PURCELL, Founder of FACTS – Families Advocating for Chemical and Toxic Safety; Vice President of Jonas Philanthropies A year and a half ago, my quirky, spirited and brilliant 7-year-old son started to experience some very […]
Nearly 6 million Americans have bipolar disorder, and most have probably wondered why. After more than a decade of studying over 1,100 of them in-depth, a University of Michigan team has an answer — or […]
Botulinum toxin (Botox) as a therapy for tics is not FDA-approved. Still, it is considered by physicians at times, especially for single tics, because conventional medications are often not effective and have the potential for […]
With results that are sure to rock the discussion on vaccines and autism, new findings led by Professor Chris Exley of Keele University at Staffordshire, England were recently released. In the study, aluminum levels in 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.
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. […]