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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 [...]
That do when your child complains of headaches and migraines. Headaches in Children Somehow we don’t associate children with headaches. Maybe that’s because we think of headaches as being related to stress, something that we hope [...]
Those aching legs and sore muscles that our youngsters experience could be growing pains. Are they cause for concern? During the preschool and early school years, many children experience relatively severe pains in their legs, often [...]
Tips on how we can integrate fitness into everyday life. Integrating Fitness When it comes to fitness in our children’s lives, we often equate it with organized sports and activities. While those have a role to [...]
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