Why Are More Teen Girls Depressed?

The new book Coddling of the American Mind, authors Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt argue that several factors are setting kids up for failure in college. One of the factors is overuse of mobile device technology and specifically social media and its affect on major depression. We describe the risks…

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Paleo Family Planning

The couple’s coach looked up from the chart and, with a smile, congratulated them on their first child. They looked at each other quizzically, but the coach repeated her congratulations. Mom was just a few days pregnant and her coach was the first person on Earth to know—preempting even mom—and…

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Paleo Family: Raising Natural Kids in an Unnatural World

From the forthcoming Paleo Family health book: According to Greek mythology, Icarus was the son of a master craftsman, Daedalus, who had invented technological advances such as the labyrinth. Daedalus and Icarus got into some trouble with Minos, who threw them into their labyrinth, so they were forced to think…

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A NICU Nurse Turns Vaccine Whistleblower

I am a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurse. For almost 14 years I worked in some of the best children’s hospitals in the country. I have never really been one to question “modern medicine” until somewhat recently. When you work in healthcare, you mostly just assume that everything is…

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