Many parents today grew up in a time when acetaminophen (or Tylenol) was touted as one of the safest over-the-counter pain medications available. It was commonly recommended by pediatricians for relief from pain caused by teething, injury or infection, fever reduction, and even prophylactically before vaccine administration. What many parents are not aware of; however, are the potential dangers to using this medication in children. Here are 5 very good reasons to think twice before reaching for this medication. Read the rest of this entry »
If you haven't heard, this week (October 7th-13th) has been declared "Naturopathic Medicine Week" by the U.S. Senate. This resolution was passed unanimously on September 10th, which begs the question--how come Naturopaths can't Lobby to get the budget passed unanimously?! Seriously, for the size of our profession, having a federally recognized week is a huge step forward in bringing our message and medicine to the people who need it. Sadly, most Americans who could benefit from Naturopathic medical care have not even heard of Naturopathic Medicine, let alone have access to a Naturopathic Doctor. Read the rest of this entry »
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