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

Chickenpox Party

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:

No Long-Term Benefit Of ADHD Meds

  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.

Lessons Learned

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

Far-Off Adventures

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