How to Raise a Healthy Child

Author: Robert S. Mendelsohn
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345342763
Format: PDF, ePub
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Offers a critical look at modern pediatrics, provides parents with detailed data about the diagnosis and treatment of childhood ailments, and argues that professional intervention should be used as a last resort

Take Charge of Your Child s Health

Author: George Wootan
Publisher: Marlowe & Company
ISBN: 9781569246535
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A candid, straightforward parent's guide to managing a child's health care covers nutrition, breastfeeding, allergies, immunizations, emergencies, medications and their side effects, diagnosing disease, and much more. Reprint.

Confessions of a Medical Heretic

Author: Robert S. Mendelsohn
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780809241316
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Revealing that modern medicine's methods are often more dangerous than the diseases they are designed to diagnose and treat, Dr. Mendelsohn explains the risks of annual physical examinations, drugs, and unnecessary surgery, and compares home and hospitalbirths

The Age of Autism

Author: Dan Olmsted
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429941181
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A groundbreaking book, THE AGE OF AUTISM explores how mankind has unwittingly poisoned itself for half a millennium For centuries, medicine has made reckless use of one of earth's most toxic substances: mercury—and the consequences, often invisible or ignored, continue to be tragic. Today, background pollution levels, including global emissions of mercury as well as other toxicants, make us all more vulnerable to its effects. From the worst cases of syphilis to Sigmund Freud's first cases of hysteria, from baffling new disorders in 19th century Britain to the modern scourge of autism, THE AGE OF AUTISM traces the long overlooked history of mercury poisoning. Now, for the first time, authors Dan Olmsted and Mark Blaxill uncover that history. Within this context, they present startling findings: investigating the first cases of autism diagnosed in the 1940s revealed an unsuspected link to a new form of mercury in seed disinfectants, lumber fungicides and vaccines. In the tradition of Silent Spring and An Inconvenient Truth, Olmsted and Blaxill demonstrate with clarity how chemical and environmental clues may have been missed as medical "experts," many of them blinded by decades of systemic bias, instead placed blamed on parental behavior or children's biology. By exposing the roots and rise of The Age of Autism, this book attempts to point the way out – to a safer future for our children and the planet.

Every Second Child

Author: Archie Kalokerinos
Publisher: Keats Publishing
ISBN: 9780879832506
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Examines the effectiveness of vitamin C in helping to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, and describes an Australian physician's efforts to save Aboriginal babies

Dissent in medicine

Author: New Medical Foundation (Chicago, Ill.)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Contemporary
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Essays discuss cancer treatment, medical tests, immunizations, hospital births, the pharmaceutical industry, resuscitation, and the effectiveness of modern medicine

Homeopathic Medicine for Children and Infants

Author: Dana Ullman
Publisher: Tarcher
ISBN: 9780874776928
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Discusses the basic principles of homeopathic medicine, explains how they can be applied to healing children, and lists a variety of homeopathic treatments

Vaccines Your Child

Author: Paul A. Offit
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231153074
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Provides information about how vaccines are made, why they are given, and the safety of the vaccinations given today, as well as advice for parents about vaccinations and altering vaccine schedules.

Science for Sale

Author: David L. Lewis
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628738723
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When Speaker Newt Gingrich greeted Dr. David Lewis in his office overlooking the National Mall, he looked at Dr. Lewis and said: “You know you’re going to be fired for this, don’t you?” “I know,” Dr. Lewis replied, “I just hope to stay out of prison.” Gingrich had just read Dr. Lewis’s commentary in Nature, titled “EPA Science: Casualty of Election Politics.” Three years later, and thirty years after Dr. Lewis began working at EPA, he was back in Washington to receive a Science Achievement Award from Administrator Carol Browner for his second article in Nature. By then, EPA had transferred Dr. Lewis to the University of Georgia to await termination—the Agency’s only scientist to ever be lead author on papers published in Nature and Lancet. The government hires scientists to support its policies; industry hires them to support its business; and universities hire them to bring in grants that are handed out to support government policies and industry practices. Organizations dealing with scientific integrity are designed only to weed out those who commit fraud behind the backs of the institutions where they work. The greatest threat of all is the purposeful corruption of the scientific enterprise by the institutions themselves. The science they create is often only an illusion, designed to deceive; and the scientists they destroy to protect that illusion are often our best. This book is about both, beginning with Dr. Lewis’s experience, and ending with the story of Dr. Andrew Wakefield.