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:

Cod liver oil reduces children’s upper respiratory infections

Beyond Antibiotics–A complete overview of the overuse of antibiotics and the implications and health problems of its overuse by Dr. Lawrence Wilson

Consequences of excessive antibiotic use, including the inefficacy of using it to treat ear infections

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.

Why Are Kids So Sick Today?

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.

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