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Bombshell: 1 in 13 U.S. children take psychiatric drugs


An increasing number of children in America are being labeled, diagnosed and branded. Unique personalities are being scolded and molded by drugs to adapt childhood behavior into societal norms. Children have become like sculptures, motionless, lifeless, as psychiatric drugs chisel away at their natural state of well-being.

Heavy use of iPads causing children to lose basic skills in the real world


An increasing number of infants do not have the motor skills necessary to play with building blocks because of an "addiction" to tablet computers and smartphones, according to a teacher's organization.

Hundreds of St. Louis children diagnosed with lead poisoning annually


There is an epidemic of lead poisoning in the "rust belt" city of St. Louis, where hundreds of children annually are diagnosed with the condition, according to new reports. The St. Louis Department of Health (SLDH) says that, while city-wide efforts to reduce lead exposure have been moderately successful, many children are still encountering lead from aging buildings, dust and other silent sources.

Unvaccinated children less prone to disease: study


A little-known study out of New Zealand that was published back in 1992 makes a strong case for the fact that unvaccinated children are generally healthier and less prone to disease than vaccinated children. Contrary to what is popularly assumed about vaccines -- that they protect kids by building immunity that otherwise would not exist -- this research shows that vaccinated children are actually much more likely to suffer from chronic diseases like asthma, eczema, tonsillitis and a host of other health conditions, compared to their unvaccinated peers.

Bullying hurts children for the long term


Experts have long maintained that, in spite of the feeling in the past that it is simply harmless teasing, bullying is detrimental to the children that it is inflicted upon. New research has shown that bullying has profound effects on the health of children, both as it is occurring, and long into the future.

ADHD: A false paradigm projected onto the minds of a generation


In today's healthcare climate, where prescription drug use has multiplied, it's becoming increasingly important to question medical professionals on the diagnoses they dish out. It's equally important to question one's own belief in pharmacology as the solution to the health problems we face today. We must question the labels that we place on ourselves and on our kids.