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How One Kid Dealt with Mental Illness

Joey Pantoliano

"You're only as sick as your secrets." So goes one of the opening lines of a new documentary aimed at exposing and eliminating the stigma against mental illness. "No Kidding, Me Too!" was produced by "Sopranos" star Joey Pantoliano.


My Son Has the Swine Flu: A Daily Journal

bruce and will

We just learned that our older son, Will, has the swine flu. Fortunately, we didn't panic or allow the hysteria of the MSM (mainstream media) to scare us to death.


All You Ever Wanted to Know about Swine Flu

family lining up for swine flu shots
Ask any mom who's tried to get the swine flu vaccine lately and you're bound to hear tales of fruitless calls to doctor's offices and endless promises that more doses are imminent. With health officials urging us to line up for the precious H1N1 shot and critics drumming up fears of scary side effects, it's no wonder the swine flu pandemic has turned into pandemonium.


Wall Street Gets Swine Flu Vaccine Before Kids

man getting swine flu shot

When I heard that the major banks and Wall Street firms were given a private allocation of the swine flu vaccine when many kids (including mine) cannot get it, I was outraged!


One Twin with Juvenile Diabetes

diabetic boy looking oustide the window

Last month, my 9-year-old nephew, Henry, a twin, was diagnosed with juvenile diabetes. 


Warning: Hide the Button Batteries

button batteries

An 18-month-old girl has her 3-year-old sister to thank after surviving swallowing a toxic lithium battery. Our pediatrician explains the dangers.


Hey Congress! Kids Need a Health Care Bailout!

women pushing strollers champions for childrens health logo
In America, the richest nation on earth, with a GDP over $14 trillion, we rank 22nd among 30 industrialized nations in low birth weight babies, and 27th in infant mortality rates. Give our beautiful babies a bailout -- join the Stroller Brigade!


Can Marijuana Help Kids with Autism?


As the mother of an autistic child, Marie Myung-Ok Lee is navigating uncharted territory as she struggles to manage her son's condition. She says giving her kid pot has made all the difference.