School-Caused ER Visits

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Crux of The Danger of Back to School by Peter Gray:

  • The number of children’s psychiatric ER visits falls drastically during the summer vacation.
  • In Connecticut Children’s Mental Center in Hartford, it falls from an average of about 140 visits per month to about 70.

Colic = Migraine? The Food Connection

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Crux of What do migraine and colic have in common? by John Briffa:

  • Children and youth who suffer from migraines are more likely to have had colic as babies, compared to the general population.
  • Both migraines and colic seem to improve when avoiding certain foods, like wheat and dairy.