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Jane's Blog Getting Kids Ready for School. Don't Wait!

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Jane's Blog Getting Kids Ready for School. Don't Wait!

Parents are loading up their children with notebooks, pencils, pens, new clothes, backpacks and other items which are considered the essentials to go back to school. Yet preparing the body and mind of children are really the most important essentials. It is not unusual for sleep, stress, focus, anxiety, nutrition, fatigue and health issues to develop (like a cold) or escalate (like asthma or ADHD). Let’s face it; today many children are experiencing difficulty focusing on what they are doing in and out of school. Some children have ADD / ADHD, others are multi-taskers, some are hypersensitive and easily distracted,...

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Jane's Blog Nutrition and Healthy Immune System

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Jane's Blog Nutrition and Healthy Immune System

A new study published in the September 10th 2018 Clinical Infectious Diseases medical journal suggests that vaccine effectiveness may begin dropping within weeks of administration, adding more evidence of waning protection over the course of a single flu season. Researchers from Kaiser Permanente Northern California showed that the risk of contracting the flu climbs about 16% for every 28 days after vaccination. A strong immune system provides a child with powerful natural defenses against disease. Conversely, a child with a weakened immune system is vulnerable or more susceptible to colds, flu, and more serious illnesses. Dr. Leo Galland, MD, former...

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