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Poison Ivy in Kids: Natural Prevention and Treatment

Exposure to poison ivy, oak, and sumac causes an estimated 10 – 50 million cases of contact dermatitis per year. This itchy, blistering, hot rash can […]

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Can drinking more water make your kid smarter?

Water intake is critical for many body functions, but it’s especially important for optimal brain health. It’s so important that the human body can’t live more than […]

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MTHFR: The Link Between ADD/ADHD, Folate, and Genetics

  Attention Deficit Disorders: Do Genetics Play a Role? ADD and ADHD are some of the most common health issues in childhood, with ADHD affecting approximately […]

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Tummy Massage for Every Body

One of the best ways to help your little one and yourself is through the use of therapeutic massage. I often suggest Tummy Massage (or to […]

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Why you should not rely on lab tests alone.

Don’t get me wrong, when I have a piece of paper that tells me when something is off- that is wonderful. Lab values are useful in […]

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The Principles of Naturopathic Medicine, or How Red Sorrel Taught Me What I Already Know

I was recently diagnosed with a serious problem: red sorrel in my yard.  I knew it was there; I watched it spread from the parking area […]

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