K2 or Spice

I saw a teenager that had a negative drug test. That sounds like good news but she confessed to her parent that she had been using marijuana recently. That has me really worried. Perhaps you’ve heard of K2 or ‘Spice’? It’s a designer drug that was created to exhibit the same effects as marijuana but […]

The Magic-Pill

We got to spend some nice family time the other weekend at my in-laws lake house. While we were there it rained, so we watched a documentary on Netflix. It was called “The Magic-Pill” and it talked about how the “magic-pill” is WHOLE FOODS! That is what we NEED to be eating to help with […]

The Time Dilemma

All around the world, people are working longer hours and drowning in the quicksand of ever-expanding task lists. And somehow they still feel guilty when they take time for themselves. It’s madness — and it probably feels like madness for those in the middle of it, too. I know I’m not the only one who […]

Brain Under Construction

Around here we’ve notice a pretty lax attitude about marijuana amongst our families and we’re pretty worried about it. Seth Ammerman MD (American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Substance Abuse) says that marijuana could have a “devastating impact on the lifelong health and development” of our teens. Those are STRONG words. Why is he saying […]

Diagnosing Autism

Sometimes I read a medical article that gives me chills. Let me tell you about some research that’s underway. A hearing test, called the ABR (auditory brainstem response) is done on every newborn to discover hearing impairment early. Researchers noted that some children had a delayed response on the test. These children were later discovered […]