Archive for 'Health'
Last week in Wales a young man died of measles, a highly contagious disease and one that is easily preventable with vaccination. It is a reminder to parents everywhere of the importance of vaccinating children against [...]
How to treat a child who suffers from allergies and asthma. Asthma Treatments When it comes to treating asthma there are several types of medication available. One is a controller to reduce the inflammation of airways [...]
Does your child suffer from a food allergy? Pets and Allergies So you and your family are considering getting a pet, but because your child has allergies, you’re choosing very carefully. Good call. But what if [...]
Does your child suffer from a food allergy? Food Allergies and Intolerances Does your child have a food intolerance…or a food allergy? Generally with food intolerance, a person doesn’t have a certain enzyme to break down [...]
The surprising signs that your school aged child may have asthma. Signs of Asthma If your child is complaining of tightness or hurting in the chest, has dark circles under the eyes and feels weak and [...]
Throughout much of North America, there is a growing trend to shorten or even do away with recess entirely, in order to find more time to teach academics. In some classrooms, some teachers use recess as [...]
Recent studies suggest that by exercising now, children will enjoy health benefits that last well into their senior years. According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM), children who regularly exercise in childhood are [...]
If your child has trouble breathing or gets hives after eating, then she may have a life threatening food allergy. In children, particularly young ones, intolerance to certain foods is fairly common. But actual food allergies, [...]
A look at how sleep can keep our children’s immune system strong. Sleep & Immune System More and more research is pointing to the fact that that sleep is a vital component in keeping disease at [...]
A recent study out of the University of Alberta has shown that computers and televisions in children’s bedroom negatively affects their sleep and weight. This research is the first to find a correlation between sleep, diet [...]
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