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Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Inflammation

Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Inflammation

Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are two very important substances for the inflammatory process in the body. Researchers know through tests like the CRP (C-reactive...
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Are Childhood Fevers Bad?

Fevers are often a source of stress and confusion when it pertains to children. How long should I let a fever linger for?Is a fever...
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Treating a Childhood Fever

Treatment of a mild-to-moderate non-concerning fever should not be suppressive. The body produces a fever for a reason and we must respect the body's...
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How to Manage a Child’s Fever

Managing a fever involves a lot of rest and plenty of fluids. Dehydration can occur quickly in infants and children and must be carefully...
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When Is Intervention for a Fever Necessary?

Reducing a child's slight fever is often unnecessary and may in fact prolong the length of the illness. Evaluating when intervention is necessary is...
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What Is a Fever?

A fever is defined as a body temperature elevated to at least 1° above 98.6°F. However, there are natural variations amongst people's set body...
Give (Frozen) Peas (and Dr. Oz) A Chance 2

Give (Frozen) Peas (and Dr. Oz) A Chance

I decided to wait before commenting on Dr. Oz’s recent Time Magazine article “Give (Frozen) Peas A Chance -And Carrots Too.” I wanted to...
Living with Lupus

Living with Lupus

In the past, I talked about lupus being an autoimmune disease, as well as the three classifications of lupus: discoid, drug-induced, and systemic. Being diagnosed with...
My 'Healthy' Trip to Walt Disney World

My ‘Healthy’ Trip to Walt Disney World

When my older children were five and seven we took them on their first trip to Disney World. My daughter loved princesses and my...
Eczema Be Gone!

Eczema Be Gone!

  If you are looking for an effective natural treatment for eczema and psoraisis, look for salves and ointments made with calendula, arnica, stinging...