Vol. 23, No. 6, November/December 2014

Cov-ND14INSIDE THIS ISSUE

FEATURES
A Smarter Way to Vaccinate.
Sarah Cimperman N.D., offers an overview of vaccination policies in the U.S. and discusses vaccine additives as well as the importance of assessing risk on a case-by-case basis rather than following a one-size-fits-all vaccination program.

The Benefits of Xylitol.
Kris Gunnars explains that added sugar in the diet leads to disease processes, but xylitol sweetener does not raise blood sugar levels, and it kills bacteria that cause tooth decay.

Xenoestrogens as Endocrine-disrupting Chemicals.
Bonnie Penner shows that xenoestrogens, chemicals that mimic estrogens, can wreak havoc on hormonal balance, and identifies everyday products that contain these chemicals.

Children Need Fats to Be Healthy.
Jane Sheppard identifies the good fats necessary in children’s diets for optimal cellular health; this includes saturated fats as well as essential fatty acids in the form of omega-3s and -6s in correct proportions.

Focus, Boundaries, and Intrusions in an Over-connected World.
Anne Katherine, M.A., writes about the importance of having boundaries to protect oneself from intrusions, especially with regard to the constant stimulation of electronic media.

Avoiding and Measuring Adrenal Depletion.
Yuri Elkaim notes that excessive stimulation and stress cause chronic elevation of cortisol in the bloodstream, and he offers simple tests one can do at home to measure adrenal function.

Resolving Emotional Stresses Leads to Healing.
Shannon McRae, Ph.D., presents several cases showing that chronic emotional stresses cause physical ills and that clearing or resolving those emotional blocks leads to healing.

IN BRIEF
MMR Vaccine and Autism Link
Systemic Herbal Antibiotics
Chicken Shawarma Recipe
Recovering from Chronic Pain
School Gardens Grow More Than Food
Personal Stories: Healing Cancer
The Case of the Disappearing Cancer

HEALTH NOTES AND RESEARCH BRIEFS
Preventing Type 1 Diabetes • How Necessary Are Vaccines? • Drug Side Effects • Dental Cavities and Remineralization • Xenoestrogens • Israel Ends Public Water Fluoridation • Electronic Media & Children • Focus Exercise • Do Good Anyway • Hawthorn Benefits the Heart

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