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Fast Food Affects Kids’ Immune System

Fast Food Affects Kids’ Immune System

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 [...]

Caring for Kids

Caring for Kids

Caring for Kids: The Complete Canadian Guide to Children’s Health is a comprehensive contemporary guide to health and wellness in children (ages 0-10), combining medically sound care with cutting edge research. With information culled from the [...]

Happy Teens Become Healthier Adults

Happy Teens Become Healthier Adults

Teenagers who are happy and positive during adolescence are found to have better general health as adults and are less likely to take part in risky behaviours, according to a recent study published in the July [...]

Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson

Michael Thompson, Ph.D. is a consultant, author and psychologist. He has worked in over 500 schools in the United States as well as several international schools. Dr. Thompson is also a public speaker and has appeared [...]

Dr. Richard Selznick

Dr. Richard Selznick

Dr. Richard Selznick is a psychologist, nationally certified school psychologist, graduate school professor, university professor of pediatrics and school consultant. He has also published three books about parenting and is the Director of the Cooper Learning [...]

Ann Douglas

Ann Douglas

Ann Douglas is an author, newspaper columnist and magazine writer that specializes in parenting. She is the host and producer of the Trent Radio shows Citizen Parent and This is Your Writing Life. [...]

Barbara Coloroso

Barbara Coloroso

Barbara Coloroso is an internationally recognized speaker and an expert on a variety of topics about raising children. She has appeared Oprah, CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN and NPR and has authored four best-selling books. [...]

Alyson Shafer

Alyson Shafer

Alyson Schafer is a psychotherapist and internationally acclaimed parenting expert. She is the Ask an Expert columnist for Today’s Parent Magazine and sits on the Health Advisory Board for Chatelaine Magazine. She is the best-selling author [...]

Silken Laumann

Silken Laumann

Silken Laumann is a former Olympic athlete, medal winner and inductee into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame. She is an advocate for active childhoods and is a board member of Right to Play, an organization [...]

Daina Kalnins

Daina Kalnins

Daina Kalnins is an academic/clinical specialist and a registered dietician at the Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto. She has 20 years of pediatric nutrition research and has written several books on the subject. [...]