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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 [...]
A recent European study of nearly a half a million children in 50 countries has concluded that fast food consumed by children three or more times a week impairs immune function, increasing the risk of asthma [...]
Now that there are less daylight hours and it’s dark before dinnertime in much of the country, children are less active and their outdoor playtime is reduced. This is supported by a study done by the [...]
According to a recent study, childcare settings can have a big impact on a child’s weight and activity level. The study found that children in certain childcare settings are about one and a half times more [...]
With the emergence of super bugs, there’s good argument for being judicious in our use of antibiotics. It’s hard to believe that around a half a century ago, before antibiotics became widely used, just the thought [...]
A recent study out of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, has shown just how difficult it is to curb the TV viewing time of young children. According to researchers, children who spend too much time [...]
Does your child have a fever? While fever may be a sign of illness, it may also be a part of the cure. If your child has a fever, do you automatically reach for the medicine [...]
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