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  • Antibiotics Ineffective for Common Childhood Illnesses

    The journal, Pediatrics recently published an article showing no effectiveness of antibiotics for ear infections. Now two more articles have shown that antibiotics are useless for pinkeye (conjunctivitis) and for bronchitis. A British study...

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  • Antibiotics in the First Year of Life Increase Risk of Asthma

    From a March 13, 2006, Reuters Health release comes a report that children who are given antibiotics early in life increase their chance of asthma later. This finding is from a study by Dr. Carlo A. Marra and colleagues at the University of British...

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  • Ear Infections: Antibiotics Not Necessary

    A landmark study published in Pediatrics has shown that treating ear infections with antibiotics has no benefit when compared to doing nothing (McCormick 2005). In this study 223 children were divided into two groups. One group received antibiotics,...

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  • Antibiotics and Ear Infections in the News Again!

    It has been determined that most ear infections are caused by viruses and the treatment with antibiotics is not helpful and no longer recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Mercola, holistic osteopath has this recommendation...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/antibiotics-and-ear-infections-in-the-news-again.html

  • Antibiotics and the Aware Parent

    Acute Otitis Media is the most common upper respiratory condition treated in pediatric offices and the treatment of this condition continues to be the most controversial in the medical community (1-3) . The majority of children suffering from...

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  • Norway Conquers Infections by Cutting Use of Antibiotics

    Tens of thousands of patients are killed each year by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA); 19,000 per year in the United States alone. In the last twenty-five years, Norway has public healthcare system found a way to become the most...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/norway-conquers-infections-by-cutting-use-of-antibiotics.html

  • The Problem With Antibiotics: They Are Anti-Life

    On September 17, 2003 the CDC relaunched a program, started in 1995, called “Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work.”55 This is a $1.6 million campaign to educate patients about the overuse and inappropriate use of antibiotics. Most people involved...

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  • Antibiotics and Ear Infections

    In cases where the immune response lags behind a bacterial infection that is dangerously decimating the body, the 1950s advent of antibiotic medications saved the lives of millions of people who would have otherwise succumbed. However, the...

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  • Consequences of Antibiotics

    Consequences of Antibiotics: Alternative Medicine for Children Western medicine, brilliant and advanced in diagnosis and crisis management, seems to limit itself in therapeutic choices for common illnesses and injury. This is due to an over-reliance...

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  • Children May Not Need Antibiotics for Acute Infective Conjunctivitis

    Antibiotics are not necessary for most children with acute infective conjunctivitis, according to the results of a randomized, double-blind trial published in the June 22 Early Online Publication issue of The Lancet . “We have shown that symptoms...

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  • Treating Group B Strep

    Treating Group B Strep: Are Antibiotics Necessary? Most women who have been pregnant in the last few years are familiar with the terms Group B Strep (for Group B Streptococcus), or GBS. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the...

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  • Antibiotics for Strep?

    Excerpt from Child Health Guide: Holistic Pediatrics for Parents, North Atlantic Books, 2005 Most pediatricians will insist on treating strep throat with antibiotics. The specific organism is Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus. The effectiveness of...

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  • FWF - 028 - Epidurals, Antibiotics, Fluoride, Toxic Toys

    Family Wellness First - 028 Epidurals, Antibiotics, Fluoride, Toxic Toys Pathways Issue #12 has gone to print. Current Articles Include:Holistic DigestionToothpaste ToxinsBetter Choices for ColicEpiduralsBreastfeeding TwinsDown with Homework View...

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  • There Have Been Numerous Studies in the Medical Literature Reporting the Ineffectiveness of Antibiotics as Treatment for Ear Infections

    Recent evidence has thrown into question the use of antibiotics and the length of treatment, if prescribed. The growing worldwide development of multidrug-resistant bacteria, the uncertainty of diagnosis, and that up to...

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  • Antibiotics Usually Not Necessary for Ear Infection

    For decades, chiropractors have expressed concern about the aggressive use of antibiotics in children with ear infection. Now, a study in the British Medical Journal validates that concern. A total of 315 children, with...

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  • Are Antibiotics Indicated as Initial Treatment for Children with Acute Otitis Media?

    To determine the effect of antibiotic treatment for acute otitis media in children six studies of children aged 7 months to 15 years were reviewed. 60% of placebo treated children were pain free within 24 hours of presentation, ...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/are-antibiotics-indicated-as-initial-treatment-for-children-with-acute-otitis-media.html

  • Most Acute Otitis Media Patients Recover Without Antibiotics

    A study conducted by the Southern California/RAND Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) and sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality reveals that nearly two-thirds of children with uncomplicated acute...

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  • Antibiotics Not Always Necessary in Treatment of Otitis Media

    Well it always takes a crisis (resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae) to conclude the obvious. Once again, another report comes up emphasizing the watch and wait approach. "Children with otitis media who do not have a ...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/antibiotics-not-always-necessary-in-treatment-of-otitis-media.html

  • Study Looks at Over-Prescription of Antibiotics

    A recent study highlights the cultural and economic forces spurring the over-prescription of antibiotic drugs, and the evolution of super-resistant microbes.  The report notes that antibiotics cost the U.S. about $15...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/study-looks-at-over-prescription-of-antibiotics.html

  • Antibiotics Again Proven Ineffective for Ear Infections

    January's Parenting magazine sites a watch and wait approach taken in the Netherlands when it comes to ear infections. Studies there have shown no risk from withholding them. In one study, out of all the children (4,000),...

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