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    Birth Hormones: The Agony And Ecstasy

    An Excerpt From Natural Pregnancy When our ancestors lived in villages, many women would have been at births, or at least have been familiar with the process. As the birth world became more medicalized and less familial (and less familiar), for many women the only exposure to childbirth are those portrayed by the media which […]

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    Drug Firms Have Used Dangerous Tactics to Drive Sales to Treat Kids

    There is big money to be made in prescribing medications to kids – especially when those medications are intended to be taken for life, as many psychotropic drugs are. These drugs, which include stimulants, antipsychotics, and mood stabilizers, carry the risk of serious side effects, including, ironically, psychotic symptoms (like hearing voices or paranoia), aggressive behavior, hostility, seizures, […]

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    Advocating for Childhood, Neurodiversity and Limbic Stimulation: A Three Part Series

    Part One of a Three Part Series There is a stunning juxtaposition occurring in the world right now that catalyzes me into action. It is the simultaneous occurrence of an increased scientific awareness of the neurobiological importance of early life and the escalation of violence against children. Indeed this violence attempts to completely eradicate childhood. […]

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    Is Facebook Wrong for Manipulating Moms and Dads in “Unethical” Science Experiment?

    The Facts: – Facebook Manipulated 689,003 Users’ Emotions for a Week for Questionable “Science” Research – 42% of new mothers and 26% of new fathers exhibit signs of clinical depression, states a JAMA article.  – Seven out of 10 moms have a Facebook profile and check their pages more than any other demographic. – Research […]

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    Student Debt And Regret On The Path To Sustainable Living

    On June 18th, 1999, while on a camping trip, Bob and I were hiking through Asticou Terraces on Northeast Harbor in Maine. We’d had a series of thunder and lightning storms, but on that afternoon, the clouds finally parted and rays of sunlight dappled golden splashes along the forest floor. We came to a resting […]

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