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According to a new study out of Boston, MA, some asthmatic children treated with inhaled corticosteroids may need to consider taking Vitamin D supplements. The study found that children with mild to moderate persistent asthma who [...]
What to do if you suspect your child is suffering from heatstroke. Heatstroke Symptoms Those hazy days of summer can pose hazards such as heat stroke. While it’s important to keep children well hydrated, and cool [...]
How your teen can enjoy the concert experience without major hearing damage. Hearing Damage There’s nothing quite like attending a pop or rock concert when you’re a teen. While it’s great fun and almost a rite [...]
Parts of the United States and Canada are dealing with severe outbreaks of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough. It is a particularly serious disease in infants and at one time was the cause of more [...]
How to understand teens’ fashion statements, even when you don’t agree. Fashion and Teens During the teen years, kids often express who they are through their choice of fashion. Sometimes it can be a bit alarming [...]
Essential reading and expertise for anyone who is thinking about becoming pregnant or is already expecting While pregnancy can be one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, it can also be one of [...]
Why kids get so much out of the residential camp experience. Summer Camps Wonder why children come away from residential camps a little more confident than they went into them? Well, according Michael Thompson, author of [...]
Yesterday, your child was a sweet, well-adjusted eight-year-old. Today, a moody, disrespectful twelve-year-old. What happened? And more important, how do you handle it? How you respond to these whirlwind changes will not only affect your child’s [...]
An insightful and powerful look at the magic of summer camp—and why it is so important for children to be away from home…if only for a little while. In an age when it’s the rare child [...]
Why you’ll want to turn off the TV and computer if you have young children. Kids and TV Both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Pediatric Society recommend that children under two years of [...]
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