Must Read Articles on Childhood Health

Are Antibiotics Necessary for Strep Throat? A great article on defeating strep throat once and for all from the Healthy Home Economist: http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/are-antibiotics-necessary-for-strep-throat/

Cod liver oil reduces children’s upper respiratory infections
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21677119

Beyond Antibiotics–A complete overview of the overuse of antibiotics and the implications and health problems of its overuse by Dr. Lawrence Wilson
http://www.drlwilson.com/articles/antibiotics.htm

Consequences of excessive antibiotic use, including the inefficacy of using it to treat ear infections
http://www.healthychild.com/pharmaceutical-drugs/consequences-of-excessive-antibiotic-use/

Why Our Children Are So Sick by Janet Levatin, MD, Holistic Pediatrician, a brief post about the role vaccines play in increasing childhood health problems.
http://tenpennyimc.com/2012/07/16/why-are-our-children-so-sick/

Why Are Kids So Sick Today?
http://www.eves-best.com/why-are-kids-so-sick-today.htm

Too Little Vitamin D May Mean More Colds & Flu:
Researchers found that those with less than 10 nanograms of vitamin D per milliliter of blood, considered low, were nearly 40 percent more likely to have had a respiratory infection than those with vitamin D levels of 30 ng or higher. http://health.usnews.com/health-news/managing-your-healthcare/infectious-diseases/articles/2009/02/23/too-little-vitamin-d-may-mean-more-colds-and-flu

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