Harmful Effects of Labelling A Child as Bad

Originally posted 2016-07-28 03:22:10.

Many children who have been emotionally hurt and traumatized ‘act out’ their intense feelings of confusion, pain, fear, loneliness, isolation and vulnerability, which are too strong and powerful to contain, by expressing these feelings through negative behaviour such as getting into fights, extreme verbal aggression, vandalism, getting drunk or numbing themselves with drugs. This is, of…

Let’s focus on the real environmental factors linked to autism

The publication of Andrew Wakefield’s notorious and now discredited research on autism and vaccines in 1998 triggered a surge of worry about vaccine safety. Since then, questions about a purported connection between autism and vaccines have been asked and definitively answered: There is no link. But there are other factors linked to the development of autism…

Trump budget calls for slashing biomedical and science research funding

President Trump’s proposed budget chops $6 billion, about a fifth of the total budget, from the National Institutes of Health, a move that could decimate biomedical research in a number of areas and stagger academic institutions around the country that depend on NIH grant money to keep their scientific research programs afloat. Research funding at the…

Oldest Man Turns 146, Records Show

Originally posted 2017-01-02 23:33:06.

When counseling families about healthy diet and why we need to do everything we can to stay healthy, I have used 100 years or more as how long we ought to expect these young ones to live thus their bodies need to be maintained so that they remain in reasonable shape for the long haul. However, after the video below, I am now wondering how long would the young ones today live to be before they die? 150 years may not be a bad reference point.

An Indonesia man believed to be the oldest person alive celebrated his 146th birthday Saturday, despite having claimed he no longer wants to be alive. Mbah Gotho, whose “official name” is Sodimejo, lives with his grandson in a town called Sragen within Indonesia’s Central Java province. Gotho made international headlines in September after speaking to local…

Mom Donates 2 Organs to Save Her Son: “This year is going to be your year”.

Originally posted 2017-01-02 20:21:05.

This adoring mother is wasting no time waiting on two different organs for her son – she’s simply going to donate both of them herself. Joe Lamont was born with a rare condition known as autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease. Since he had to have both of his kidneys removed, he has had to go in…

What Is All The Fuss About Vaccines and Immunizations?

Originally posted 2016-12-28 00:51:59. Your Child’s Pediatrician Is on Your Side Immunization remains crucial regardless of what the media says. The relevance of childhood vaccinations has been relegated to the background by the antivaccination propaganda, fueled in the mainstream and social media. Providing parents with information on the significance of childhood immunization is becoming increasingly…

Juicing isn’t actually good for you and your diet is probably dumb

And you should probably cut back on coconut oil Pexels Sorry. Full disclosure: I don’t really get juicing. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve slurped down some delicious veggie and ginger concoctions and done my fair share of shots of lemon and turmeric. But spending 10 bucks on—or trying to replace breakfast with—a beverage that essentially amounts…

Should You Take Antibiotics For A Sneeze? Subway Ad Says ‘Yes’

A new advertisement in New York City’s subway has enraged many people on Twitter. The ad is for a prescription home delivery service called “Capsule.” It reads: “Someone sneezed? It’s OK, we’ll be right over with some very, very strong antibiotics.” See a photo of it below. Read: The American Medical Association Will Now Push For…