The Light That Burns: Night-time Illumination and Melatonin Suppression

Darkness is good for us; it is an ally that heals us. It is something to be embraced, not feared. From Palaeolithic times, up until very recently, the only major sources of light we would have experienced once the sun went down would have been starlight, moonlight and firelight.…

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Should an Overweight Child be Considered Child Abuse?

Child abuse is defined a few different ways depending on the source, but as it relates to overweight children each definition has a few similar words that come up: neglect; maltreatment; physical harm. Child abuse, Definition #1: "Physical Maltreatment or sexual molestation of a child." Child abuse, Definition #2:…

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