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The End of Chiropractic

An article written by 3 chiropractors and a PhD in physical education and published on December 2, 2009 in the journal Chiropractic and Osteopathy may have sounded the death knell for chiropractic. The chiropractic subluxation is the essential basis of chiropractic theory. A true subluxation is a partial dislocation: chiropractors originally believed bones were actually out …

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Standard of care for children

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS POLICY STATEMENT Organizational Principles to Guide and Define the Child Health Care System and/or Improve the Health of All Children Committee on Pediatric Workforce Scope of Practice Issues in the Delivery of Pediatric Health Care ABSTRACT. In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of nonphysician pediatric clinicians …

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Don’t take your child to a Chiro warns a top Doctor

Don’t Take Your Baby To The Chiropractor, Top Doctor Warns Parents Canada’s chiropractors say there are health benefits. By Natalie Stechyson PETRI OESCHGER/GETTY IMAGES A chiropractor adjusts a one-month-old baby. Thinking of taking your baby to have their spine adjusted by a chiropractor? Don’t do it, warns the Australian Medical Association. In a popular parenting …

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Infant Gastroesophageal Reflux and Chiropractors

Separating Fact from Fiction in Pediatric Medicine: Infant Gastroesophageal Reflux By now, regular SBM readers should be aware of the Choosing Wiselyinitiative. Just in case, Choosing Wisely is a campaign developed by the ABIM Foundation to bring together experts from a variety of medical specialties in order to identify common practices that should be questioned …

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ADHD Prevention

Preventing ADHD There are certain steps you can follow to lower your child’s risk for ADHD. Follow a healthy lifestyle before and during pregnancy to lower your child’s risk for ADHD. ~ Unsplash.com You can lower your child’s risk for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by taking certain steps while trying to conceive and during pregnancy: Don’t smoke. …

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Inappropriate use ADHD drugs does not improve grades

Illicit use of ADHD meds won’t boost grades Turning to ADHD medication during exams won’t improve brain function; if anything it may cause harm to your brain. 0   Scientists discovered that ADHD medication does not improve brain function in healthy students.  ~  Many college students turn to ADHDmedications during exam week, treating the prescription …

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ADHD and your Genes

18 FEBRUARY 2019 Newly-mapped genes may hold keys to ADHD Researchers analysed data from more than 55 000 individuals and identified 12 gene regions linked with ADHD. — a discovery which might help scientists develop new treatments for the condition. 0 iStock Millions of American kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have a …

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Safety of Ritalin and the Heart

Animal study suggests Ritalin won’t harm the heart Following concerns around children’s heart health when taking ADHD drugs, such as Ritalin, a recent animal study suggests that there is likely no risk of heart damage. 0 Ritalin, a widely used stimulant drug to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), likely poses no risk of heart damage in …

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Therapies for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

                           Therapies for Children WithAutism Spectrum DisorderA Review of the Research for Parents and Caregivers                                                                               Is This Guide Right for the Child in My Care? Yes, if: The child you care for is 0 to 12 years old and has autism spectrum disorder (ASD). No, if: The child you care for is older …

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