The majority of additives in U.S. foods have undergone either inadequate or zero regulatory oversight. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) just issued a policy statement about the risks to children’s health of the more than 10,000 chemicals directly or indirectly added to food and “food contact materials” in the U.S. with three primary aims: (1) to review and highlight the significant health concerns associated with the chemicals in foods; (2) to formulate recommendations that pediatricians can share with families; and (3) to propose “urgently needed reforms” pertaining to regulation of food additives by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it a hundred times again: The herd theory hoax that claims vaccines don’t work unless everyone gets vaccinated.
Giving fish oil supplements to children helps improve their reading and comprehension performance, Swedish experts report. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg examined 154 children who were either given the fish oil supplement Equazen or a placebo pill.
Throughout the Western world one of the prime statistics, if not THE statistic, by which the state of public health is judged, is so-called “infant mortality”.
Repeatedly asked to explain why a deadly foreign pig virus called circovirus remains part of the formula for the “RotaTeq” Rotavirus oral vaccine, Dr. Paul Offit, of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, has no valid explanation.
These days fast food is virtually synonymous with “unhealthy.” Unfortunately, that doesn’t seem to be enough to stop people from eating it – or stop them from feeding it to their kids.
Controversy about the HPV vaccination has circulated almost since its release. Drugs like Gardasil have been linked with serious permanent health problems and in some cases, death.
Amblyopia – known as lazy eye – is the leading vision disorder in childhood, affecting as many as 3 out of 100 kids. And, if left untreated, it can persist into adulthood.
The following information is the most accurate and documented data available on psychiatric drug usage in the United States.
Scientific research is constantly expanding our knowledge of nutritional needs in pregnancy.