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Re-Examining the Evidence on BPA and Plastics
In previous articles, I wrote about the dangers of BPA and BPA-free plastic alternatives. Explore recent evidence on BPA and other plastics, and why you should be diligent about avoiding exposure to these ubiquitous chemicals.
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Wildfires and Air Quality: Steps You Can Take
The recent wildfires in California have been among the worst in the state’s history. Yet a lesser-known effect of wildfires is how they impact air quality. Learn how to avoid the health impacts of wildfires.
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There are steps you can take to protect yourself from poor air quality during and after a wildfire.
Resolving the Underlying Causes of ADHD and Autism
Today we’ll discuss what the latest research says about the underlying causes of both ADHD and ASD and what areas to investigate if you or a loved one has been diagnosed.
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What Nutrients Do Kids Need to Thrive?
A Paleo diet is a great option for adults, but what about children? Today I discuss nutritional needs of kids and how a Paleo diet can meet those needs.
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Is It the “Terrible Twos”? Or Is It a Disrupted Gut Microbiome?
Kids out of control? New evidence suggests that a disrupted gut microbiome could be partly responsible for unruly behavior in children.
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Leaky gut in toddlers may be the deeper explanation behind temper tantrums.
Should Ear Infections Be Treated with Antibiotics?
Ear infections are treated with antibiotics more than almost any other illness in children. However, antibiotic use comes with serious long-term consequences.
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Unschooling as a Cure for “Industrialized Education”—with Jeremy Stuart
Does the modern educational system match the way humans have naturally evolved to learn? I discuss the problems of "industrialized education" with filmmaker Jeremy Stuart and how unschooling might be a solution.
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Revolution Health Radio podcast, Chris Kresser
Is Too Much Internet Use Making Us Sick?
The internet has reshaped the way we live and work, but not without drawbacks. Get tips on protecting your health without giving up the internet entirely.
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Why You Should Think Twice before Giving Your Child Antibiotics
Antibiotics are sometimes necessary, but they are also overprescribed. Discover when antibiotics are appropriate and how you can reduce your need for them.
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