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Flu Shot, Get the FACTS!

This is the time of year where many get the flu shot so, I thought it would be wise with all the media attention around vaccination to tell you what is in your flu shot. There are many option you … Continue reading

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Recurrence Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

The current issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics features a published study conducted to look at the recurrence risk for ASD’s. “The recurrence risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is estimated to be between 3% and … Continue reading

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Celiac, Allergy or Non-Celiac gluten Intolerance: What’s the Difference?

Many people have been told or have chosen to eliminate gluten from their diets and the diets of their families. For many they see a great response in how they feel and function whether they have confirmatory tests or not. … Continue reading

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Gluten Sensitivity, What Does This Mean?

Many parents come into my office and know that a gluten free diet can help their child but understanding how this affects the body is often unknown. An allergy and sensitivity are different, some people experience distress when eating gluten … Continue reading

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Protecting Our Children

Last month I was asked to speak at training for the Phoenix Police Department called “Heightened Awareness Training”, this training was a first for them and a pilot project for us. We all have heard the stories in the media … Continue reading

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Understanding the Gut & Its Relation to Food Allergies

The neonatal period is a critical time with regards to priming the gut for allergic disease. After birth the intestinal barriers and immunoregulatory networks are poorly developed and the post-natal period is a time for the normal commensal microbial flora … Continue reading

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Interpretation is VITAL in Recovery

I want to touch on interpretation and the role it plays in your child’s recovery. When I refer to “interpretation” I am speaking to the act of the physician looking over, ordering and recommending properly. This is VITAL in any … Continue reading

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