Winter Depression

Wintertime Depression

When the winter solstice occurs and the sun is above the Tropic of Capricorn, do you turn from Prince or Princess Charming into an ogre? It’s the time of year when people report feeling more…

Childhood Success At School

The electronic babysitter holds a place of great esteem in modern society, although there are plenty of families who relegate it to the limbo of indifference. That being said, we’ll mention a caution…

Tuning In Your ADD/ADHD Child

All of us know children who have a hard time staying still, who find it difficult to listen, who can’t follow directions no matter how many times you present them, and who occasionally blurt out…

Anxious About Anxiety?

You’re not anxious about going on vacation or performing a pleasant task. You’re enthusiastic (but not enthused). You could be anxious about going to the dentist or to defend your last income tax…

Lead And Violent Behavior

Childhood exposure to lead dust has been associated with enduring physical and behavioral effects. Recent exploration into this public health menace has revealed that leaded gasoline, used to reduce…

Food Coloring And Behavior

Listen to a lie long enough and you’ll start to accept it as the truth. Didn’t the tobacco industry use images of physicians and athletes to sell cigarettes back in the last century? Babe Ruth hawked…

Low Cholesterol And Mental Health

If mental health is defined as a state of emotional and psychological well-being in which an individual is able to use his or her cognitive and emotional capabilities, function in society, and meet…

Cell Phone Radio Frequency And Child Behavior

Until we’ve mastered the art of telepathy as a means of universal communication, we’re stuck with the cell phone and all that it brings to the table, some of which can be anticipated, like the bill…

Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)

Have you ever had the feeling that your body, mind and spirit were in three separate places, and that you needed the better part of the day to call them to a serious get-together? How about the…

Brain Fog

There is a relationship between central nervous system missteps and markers of inflammation. Age doesn’t matter; it happens across the board. If the occasional bout of forgetfulness strikes you, you…