Author Joel Alcantara, D.C., MPH Articles

Antibiotic Use: An Update

A Look at the Usage The introduction of antibiotics, once hailed as "miracle drugs" in the 1940’s is reminiscent of the words of William Heberden when he wrote 200 years ago that "new medicines, and new methods of cure, a...

Also labeled: Antibiotics

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD - attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Of late, the disorder has been addressed a great deal in both the popular media and the scientific literature; particularly with the great number of children being diagnosed with the disorder and...

Chiropractic Care of Children with Colic

In December 2008, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the National Health Statistics Report on the complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by adults and children in the United States for 2007. The authors—Patricia B...

Prospective Cohort of ADHD Patients Under Chiropractic Care

Introduction: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral disorder of childhood. Prevalence estimates indicate that between 3-11 percent of children are affected by this disorder

Vaccination: Controversy Increases

The topic of vaccination is becoming more and more controversial and practitioners in the medical profession are voicing their concerns as well. Recently, University of Michigan researchers assessed the medical profession (and the parents...

Also labeled: Informed Choice, Issue #13

Vaccine Research Review

The topic of vaccination is becoming more and more controversial and practitioners in the medical profession are voicing their concerns as well.Recently, University of Michigan researchers assessed the medical profession (and the...

Also labeled: Informed Choice