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Parker University Inaugurates William E. Morgan, D.C.
As Their New President

By |November 3, 2016|ADHD, Announcement|

Parker University Inaugurates William E. Morgan, D.C. as Their New President

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SOURCE:   Yahoo! News ~ November 2, 2016


DALLAS, TX–(Marketwired – November 02, 2016) – The Board of Trustees, Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni of Parker University are pleased to announce and celebrate the inauguration of their new president, William E. Morgan, DC. As the seventh president of Parker University, Dr. Morgan will begin his term presiding over an expanding roster of both programs and students as Parker University pursues its mission of comprehensive education dedicated to research, service, and education.

The inauguration was held at 1:30pm on the Parker University main campus in Dallas, Texas at the Standard Process Student Activity Center on October 7, 2016. General Walter E. Boomer was present as a special guest of the president, who invited him to make a special presentation on his behalf.

General Boomer is a retired four-star general and assistant commandant of the United States Marine Corps and a business executive. He led all Marines in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm during the Gulf War. He later served as the Chairman and CEO of Rogers Corporation, retiring in 2004. He is the current lead director of Baxter International. General Boomer is a 1960 graduate of Duke University; he later earned a master’s degree from American University.


About Dr. Morgan, Seventh President of Parker University

In 1998, Dr. Morgan was chosen to establish the first chiropractic clinic at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, which later became Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. In 2015, Walter Reed recognized Dr. Morgan with its highest honor for clinical excellence, the Master Clinician’s Award.

During the last 18 years at the military’s most prestigious medical centers, he practiced in an integrative setting providing chiropractic care to the injured troops returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies for Children With Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

By |February 21, 2012|ADHD, Attention Deficit, Chiropractic Care, Food Sensitivity, Supplementation|

Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies for Children With Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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SOURCE:   Altern Med Rev. 2011 (Dec); 16 (4): 323–37

Janice Pellow, M.Tech (Hom),
Elizabeth M. Solomon, HD, ND, DO, BA,
Candice N. Barnard, M.Tech (Hom), B.Phys.Ed

University of Johannesburg, Department of Homeopathy,
Johannesburg, South Africa.


Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a commonly diagnosed childhood disorder characterized by impulsivity, inattention, and hyperactivity. ADHD affects up to 1 in 20 children in the United States. The underlying etiologies of ADHD may be heterogeneous and diverse, and many possible risk factors in the development of ADHD have been identified. Conventional treatment usually consists of behavioral accommodations and medication, with stimulant medication most commonly being prescribed. Parents concerned about the side effects and long-term use of conventional medications are increasingly seeking alternatives to pharmacologic treatment. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) offers parents various treatment options for this condition, including dietary modifications, nutritional supplementation, herbal medicine, and homeopathy. CAM appears to be most effective when prescribed holistically and according to each individual’s characteristic symptoms. Possible etiologies and risk factors for the condition also need to be considered when developing a treatment plan. This article serves to highlight the latest research regarding the most commonly used CAM for children with ADHD.


Table 1.   Risk Factors for ADHD (more…)

New Study Ties Processed Foods To ADHD in 78% of Children

By |February 10, 2011|ADHD, Attention Deficit, Education, Food Sensitivity, Pediatrics, Processed Foods, Research, Supplementation|

New Study Ties Processed Foods To ADHD
in 78% of Children

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According to a new study, just published in Lancet Journal, a diet free of processed foods significantly reduces the symptoms of ADHD in 78% of 4-8 year old children. This 5-week study involving 100 subjects found that 63% of them experienced a relapse in ADHD symptoms upon re-introduction of problem foods into the diet.

This randomized crossover study was titled the Impact of Nutrition on Children with ADHD (INCA). Patients in the Netherlands and Belgium were enrolled via announcements in medical health centres and through media announcements. In the open-label phase (or first phase), children aged 4—8 years, who were diagnosed with ADHD, were randomly assigned to either 5 weeks of a restricted elimination diet (diet group) or to instructions for a healthy diet (control group). [1]

In the second phase, those children who responded positively (with an improvement of at least 40% on the ADHD rating scale) proceeded into the second phase, with a 4-week double-blind crossover food challenge, in which they were exposed to either a high-IgG or low-IgG food diet (classified on the basis of every child’s individual IgG blood test results).

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Attention Deficit and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

By |February 23, 2010|ADHD, Attention Deficit, Education, Pediatrics|

Attention Deficit and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) is the most commonly reported childhood behavioral disorder, affecting between 3 and 7% of American children. It is characterized by poor attention span, impulsive behaviors, and hyperactivity in some children. The diagnostic criteria are strictly observational, and there are no objective laboratory tests to confirm that diagnosis. Subjective evaluations of annoying, distracting, or inattentive behavior makes the “diagnosis” of ADD/ADHD speculative at best. [1]

The most common medical “treatment” for this controversial “disease” is prescriptions of Methylphenidate (Ritalin), a Class II controlled and addictive substance. The long–term effects of this drug on children is unknown, but the side–effects, including addiction, are becoming better understood. (more…)

ADD and or ADHD

By |June 22, 2009|ADHD, Attention Deficit, Education, Health, News, Nutrition, Pediatrics, Research, Safety|

ADD and or ADHD

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SOURCE:   Am J Psychiatry. 2009 (Sep); 166 (9): 992-1001


This new study revealed that stimulant medications, specifically methylphenidate, are associated with a 6- to 7-times increased risk for sudden death in children and adolescents. UGH!

What does the FDA say about that? “Given the limitation of this study’s methodology, the FDA is unable to conclude that these data affect the overall risk and benefit profile of stimulant medications used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity.”

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