Issue #02 Articles

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...

Bugs, The Natural Way to Keep Them at Bay

Bugs! Do I respect them as part of Nature’s miraculous design…yes. Do I like them… not really. Despite daily intake of supplements reputed to be bug deterrents (i.e. garlic, B vitamins), many of us are still sweet meat for the little...

Child Playgrounds

Research has found that playgrounds are essential to not only physical strength, but mental strength as well. Playgrounds help develop social, emotional and cognitive skills. Children however, need more than the traditional playground. They need...

Chiropractic Care For My Daughters

A mom’s testimonial to the I.C.P.A. website and chiropractic. Just wanted to let you know that your website helped me to learn a bit more about pediatric chiropractors and that a lot of kids do need it. I had my doubts about it,...

Is There Room for Philosophy in Health Care?

Dean, Northwestern College of Chiropractic I recently received an article entitled Philosophy and Evidence-Based Orthodontics, by Harvard dental professor Sheldon Peck, DDS, MScD. The flavor of this article can easily be discerned by...

Letter From the Editor, Issue #02

In the western world, we pride ourselves on our freedom and ability to make choices in our lives. We can carefully evaluate many options and choose accordingly. Perhaps our greatest freedom (although not exercised by many) is to make the choices...

Midwives Advocate Chiropractic Care

After a recent ICPA E-Newsletter went out discussing the Webster technique, I received an e-mail from Ann Sommers, a midwife in Southern California. Her comments were supportive and enthusiastic about her experiences with Doctors of Chiropractic in...

Movement and Infants

Besides the fact that they were built to do so, there are a great many reasons why infants need to move. The truth is, even though their movement capabilities are extremely limited when compared with even those of a toddler, movement experiences...

Pregnancy Matters

Are we there yet? The last few weeks of pregnancy can seem endless, and it's tempting to ask your doctor to induce labor to get the whole thing over sooner —especially in the hot, uncomfortable summer months. Or perhaps your...

Also labeled: Pathways Magazine, Pregnancy

Uncovering the Truth: Sun Exposure, Sunscreen and Skin Cancer

Summer is here, and being so, we all spend a greater amount of time outdoors. Today, parents are almost considered abusive if they do not protect their children from the sun, a presumed cause of skin cancer. This article will bring new light to...

Women’s Health Risks Associated with Orthodox Medicine - Part II

Breastfeeding Versus Formula Feeding Nearly 20 studies conducted since the late 1980s have identified negative effects of formula feeding or positive effects of breast-feeding. In this body of research, breastfeeding emerges as a...

Also labeled: Birth, Author Gary Null, PhD