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Healthy Child, Whole Child: Integrating the Best of Conventional and… (edition 2002)
Healthy Child, Whole Child: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Alternative Medicine to Keep Your Kids Healthy by Stuart H. Ditchek
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0062737465, Paperback)As more and more Americans and their doctors seek alternative approaches to health care, isn't it time we offer our children the benefits of integrative medicine? Written by two conventionally trained physicians, Healthy Child, Whole Child offers a new generation of parents the best of modern medicine and scientifically proven alternatives to aid their children's physical, emotional, and psychological health. Included are treatment strategies for the most common childhood diseases, sound advice about everything from television watching to herbal remedies, and the latest information on many of the hot-button issues -- including vaccines, antibiotics, and diet -- that have arisen in the past decade.Filled with compassion, common sense, and the knowledge of two experienced physicians (and parents) who understand the importance of treating the whole child, this book reflects the changing face of modern medicine. It is an invaluable resource for mothers and fathers who want the best for their children today, tomorrow, and for years to come.Healthy Child Whole Child offers the most up-to-date mix of conventional and alternative advice for parents, including: The 6 myths (and one true statement) about vaccinations
The 10 powerhouse foods for your kids
The 7 questions you need, to ask to find out if your child is overweight
The 16 herbs that are safe and effective for children
How to receive more integrative care from your current pediatrician
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:47:31 -0400)
At a time when caring for children has become increasingly complex and parents are bombarded with new and conflicting information, doctors Ditchek and Greenfield provide authoritative and thorough advice for raising healthy kids, covering topics such as: the 6 myths (and one true statement) about vaccinations; the 10 powerhouse foods for your kids; the 7 questions you need to ask to find out if your child is overweight; the 16 herbs that are safe and effective for children; how to receive more integrative care from your current pediatrician; and more.
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