Articles in: Kids/Teen/College Health

Based on my book, Perfect Health for Kids, I have written many articles in this section helping to educate parents on how to become more familiar with who their child is, how each child is unique, and how to offer healthy support to your children before they need medical care. Please enjoy the latest research on kids’, teens’ and college students’ health strategies and get the tools you need to be more proactive regarding your children’s health.

College Survival Kit – Help Your Student Thrive

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Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 2 seconds College can be one of the most challenging times to stay healthy. Suddenly, things like basic nutrition and sleep are taken for granted, resulting in compromised immunity and making students susceptible to colds, acne, hormonal issues, and more. With six kids, two in college and three college […]

The Power Of Nurture

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes In a 2004 study, researchers found that early life influences may have a more potent impact on adult behavior than was previously thought. The study compared a neglectful environment to a nurturing environment. As you will discover from this study, nurture took a commanding lead in the nature versus nurture […]

Dr. John’s Winter Immune-Boosting Plan

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 56 seconds While raising our six children, I experimented with every type of immune-boosting concoction you could imagine. From pretending to be a daddy bird squirting castor oil into their mouths with an eyedropper the way a momma bird feeds their young (BTW, I think my kids would publicly […]

5 Back-to-School Tips Every Parent Must Know

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As we prepare our kids for going back to school, many moms and dads are concerned about keeping their kids healthy this winter. More and more parents are asking, “what can I do preventatively now to keep my kids healthy this year?” On average, school-age kids in America experience eight to ten colds a year, […]

Trouble Swallowing Pills? Try this Simple Technique

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A recent Harris Poll revealed that 40% of Americans have difficulty swallowing pills and only 14% actually tell their doctor, leaving many folks staring at a bottle of pills or supplements that they just can’t swallow. With six kids, my wife and I found it an important survival tool to teach them how to swallow […]