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In a study involving children between 8 and 10 years of age, researchers at McMaster University have concluded that milk does a better job than water or sports drinks when it comes to rehydrating active children. [...]
The largest study of its kind has examined the impact of advanced maternal age of the health of babies and mothers. The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) report looked at more than one million births [...]
The now familiar SPF numbers tell how much protection you will receive against sunburns from UVB rays. U.S. consumers will soon know just how much protection each sunscreen product will provide from cancer causing UVA rays. [...]
A new U.S. study of more than 55,000 children younger than 12 years of age has linked secondhand smoke to behavioural problems in children. The study found that children who lived in homes where parents or [...]
After studying more than 1500 adolescents between the ages of 12 and 19, researchers have found that teens who are exposed to second hand smoke are more at risk of hearing impairment. The findings, published in: [...]
According to the Pediatrics journal, deaths in children from chicken pox has been virtually eliminated in North America, thanks to widespread vaccination programs. While chicken pox is generally a mild disease, it can have serious complications [...]
According to researchers at Pennsylvania State University, preschool children consumed nearly twice as many vegetables and reduced their caloric intake by 11% when vegetables were hidden in their favourite foods. With childhood obesity rates on the [...]
A new study published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine journal suggests that pregnant women who are exposed to high levels of magnetic fields are more likely to give birth to children who develop [...]
Children who live in households where one or more parents smoke miss more school days than children who live in smoke-free households. The US study found that in homes with one smoker, children aged 6 to [...]
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, [...]
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