I think I, like everybody else, was deeply disturbed by the recent Batman opening night gunman rampage. Immediately, it erupted into talk about gun control and how it should be increased (no guns for the crazy guy) or decreased (more guns for the
Marilyn Milos is the compassionate nurse who founded NOCIRC, the National Organization of Circumcision Info and Resource Centers. Here Milos speaks of her early motivations, influences, and remembers humanist Ashley Montagu.
Chickenpox Party: Developing Natural Varicella Immunity By Brian Wimer, Jacquelyn L. Emm and Deren Bader Issue 122, January – February 2004 “Whoopee!” When word got out that little George’s cousin Natalie had chickenpox, the playgroup phone tree lit up with the jubilant consensus:
A paradox: our culture is rabidly preoccupied with physical form, and we bully our forms mercilessly so they’ll conform to truly weird standards…and yet we don’t respect or even have much understanding of the central role our bodies play in shaping our basic experience
A 23-year-old man is being refused a possible heart transplant by the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania because he is autistic, says his mother Karen Corby. Paul Corby, who was diagnosed with a deadly heart condition four years ago, will die without a new heart–but
Want to cause a ruckus? Criticize attention-deficit meds. Over three million U.S. kids take these drugs. Parents may not be thrilled to dose their children but they are following expert advice. They typically see results. And they don’t need to be judged.
sponsored content Do I really need to do Kegel Exercises? And other questions answered by pelvic health expert Dr. Susan Kellogg Spadt This week, I got a chance to talk to Dr. Susan Kellogg Spadt. Dr. Susan Kellogg Spadt is the
sponsored post Safe Use of Herbs for Moms & Kids By Dr. Mary Bove, N.D. Many moms come to my practice asking which herbs are safe for pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, and if herbal medicine is safe to use for their kids.
By Pascale Wowak Web Exclusive – September 10, 2007 When my baby daughter was two weeks old, I noticed a red dot on her torso and another one on her forehead. My husband proclaimed them to be moles. I wasn’t so sure, and
By Sherri J. Tenpenny Issue 120, September-October 2003 The time has finally arrived for the highly anticipated trip out of the country. The plans began long ago: airplane tickets, hotel reservations, rental car, sightseeing plans. The bags are being pulled from the