Issue 044 - Lots of News!
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Table of Contents
- News to Use:
o Pregnancy & Birth
o Miscellaneous Toxic Concerns
o Informed Choice
- Community Collaborations
- Pathways Sneak Peek!
News to Use
Pregnancy and Birth:
The rising c-section rate is appalling and finally making national news. This video report from CNN reveals this increase, the reasons why and some basic solutions. www.cnn.com/video/?/video/health/2008/02/18/cohen.csections.cnn
"Dr. Phil" is soliciting women who have had bad home birth experiences. Many women are accessing his form, and revealing their bad hospital birth experiences instead and their wonderful home birth experiences. You can access his link here: www.drphil.com/plugger/respond/?plugID=12524
A recent article from Time magazine talks about home birth: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1830388,00.html
Mother from AU says, "It seems to me if you want things to go wrong, go to a hospital," www.smh.com.au/articles/2008/04/16/1208025283108.html
One woman's story about choosing home birth:
Antidepressants cause a five times higher rate of premature delivery as well as a doubled rate of miscarriage and stillbirth as well as heart defects and often fatal PPHN. www.uniteforlife.org/paxilinfantdeaths.pdf
Law makers are clueless about the dangers of antidepressant drugs in pregnancy: www.uniteforlife.org/harryreid.pdf
Cell phone usage in pregnancy may increase neurosensory disorders in children: www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-wellbeing/health-news/warning-using-a-mobile-phone-while-pregnant-can-seriously-damage-your-baby-830352.html
Read more about natural birthing here: www.icpa4kids.org/research/pregnancy/natural.htm
Miscellaneous Toxic Concerns:
From the Fluoride Action Network: stay informed about the latest on fluoride: www.fluoridealert.org
New Lead Exposure in Children:
New dangers for children discovered: www.wdmmommy.blogspot.com/2008/07/babies-exposed-to-more-lead.html
Mercury Fillings Harmful:
Finally this topic is reaching mainstream media! www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSN0439217520080605
Recent Chicago Tribune Article Questions Vaccines:
Study published by researchers at the CDC and Columbia University intended to refute the vaccine autism relationship. Read the facts here:
Vaccines in our best interest? Follow the money:
Apparently the powers at be are so threatened that they are now suppressing the completion of research fir autism: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080917/hl_nm/autism_chelation_dc_1
A new book: Fear of the Invisible is An Investigative Journey into a reckless and contaminated Medical Industry.
Read more about it here: www.vaccines.plus.com
Petition to stop the drug overload advertising: https://secure.consumersunion.org/site/Advocacy?JServSessionIdr012=2qch0za6c1.app45a&cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=188
Organic Milk has Superior Nutrient Levels:
Improve Climate Change by Choosing Better Foods:
Grocery Chain Bans High Fructose Corn Syrup Products:
In the Wellness Community:
Consistent with its mission of Public Education, the ICPA attends numerous conferences to connect with like-minded practitioners and parents. We offer complimentary issues of Pathways to the attendees. Here are some of our upcoming conferences. Hope to see you there! www.icpa4kids.com/community/public.htm
Also--special announcement: the ICPA is a leading sponsor for the Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) event, "Ante Up for Autism" this October in L.A. To read about TACA and their mission, visit: www.talkaboutcuringautism.org/index.htm
New Pathways Issue Almost Here!
Issue #19 Sneak Preview:
We are very excited about this upcoming issue. Its articles are superb - its resources outstanding!
Here is a sneak preview of some of the article titles:
Subscribe here: www.pathwaystofamilywellness.org
- The Paradigm Shift in Medicine and Science by Phil Inacao, MD
- To Empower! Not Control! A Holistic Approach to ADHD by Thomas Armstrong, PhD
- What is Sensory Processing Disorder? by Monika Buerger
- Along Came Autism: Dominick's Story by Lisa & Dominick Lubick
One Child's Plea to Adults for World Change:
Chiropractors Give from the Heart: www.cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/07/22/a-chiropractic-touch-for-aching-homeless-backs/index.html?scp=1&sq=blogs%20chiropractic&st=cse
September 21st is Peace Day. View this beautiful clip here:
Many, many blessings,
Jeanne Ohm, DC
ICPA, Executive Coordinator
HPA, Executive Secretary
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