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A new study suggests that vaccinating young children against the flu significantly reduces emergency room visits. After comparing the number of children that visited ER departments at Montreal’s Children’s Hospital and the Children Hospital in Boston, [...]
What to do with your child’s pounds of Halloween candy. Halloween Candy So, all year long you work hard at serving nutritious food to your kids and limiting junk food, only to have your efforts sabotaged [...]
How much salt in a child’s diet is too much? Salt in Diets Lately we’re hearing a lot about the fact that there is too much salt in our diets, with children averaging between 2000 and [...]
A look at what many have called “the kissing disease”. Mononucleosis. Mononucleosis Mononucleosis has often been called the kissing disease, probably because it’s spread through saliva. It most commonly affects older kids and teens, but kissing [...]
A few tips on how to treat and not treat your child’s cold or flu virus. Cold and Flu Medicines With autumn here, children are spending a lot more time indoors, and that means those cold [...]
Why good day cares provide more than a fun and safe environment. Daycare Food When you’re a working parent with young children, daycare takes on a whole new meaning. It’s why spending several hours checking out [...]
Is your child’s cold or flu virus taking a turn for the worst? Here’s when you’ll need to have your child’s illness further assessed by a doctor. At this time of the year we hear a [...]
Middle school children who are fit have better grades than unfit children according to research out of Michigan State University. The researchers studied the link between how children scored on standardized tests and the grades on [...]
How to pack a school lunch for your child that’s food safe. Safe Lunches Lunchtime is a crucial meal for kids, carrying them through the rest of their busy day. So it’s important to not only [...]
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