Shyness is not a disease

The drugging of our children has reached ridiculous proportions over the past century. We label our kids as having ADHD because they can’t sit still and dose them with Ritalin. We label our kids as depressed because they experience normal human emotions like sadness and grief, and pop them on anti-depressants. And now we’ve even…

Complications from preterm births now the main killer of under-fives

Complications associated with preterm births have become the leading single killer of children under five, outpacing pneumonia and claiming 3 000 lives every day in what has been described as “one of the greatest health challenges of the 21st century”, a study published in the medical journal the Lancet said. “Globally, this is a wake-up call,”…