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Iron in Children’s Diets

Iron in Children’s Diets

Why is iron so important for our kids health? Iron in Children’s Diets When children don’t have enough healthy red blood cells, they can become anemic. Usually this is due to iron deficiency, and believe it [...]

How to Shop for Healthy Food

How to Shop for Healthy Food

A few simple tips on how to shop for the healthiest foods for your family. Healthy Food When it comes down to it, choosing the healthiest foods for your family isn’t all that difficult. According to [...]

Second Hand Smoke and Hearing Loss in Teens

Second Hand Smoke and Hearing Loss in Teens

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: [...]

Kids Exposed to Second Hand Smoke Miss More School

Kids Exposed to Second Hand Smoke Miss More School

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 [...]

Overweight Children Have More Social Problems

Overweight Children Have More Social Problems

Young children who are considered overweight when they are four and five years old are at a higher risk of having social problems and suffering from bullying and teasing as they get older, according to a [...]

Children Should Limit Their Cellphone Use To Protect Their Health

Children Should Limit Their Cellphone Use To Protect Their Health

Health Canada has determined that parents should encourage children under 18 to limit their cellphone use. This advise is in response to a World Health Organization report issued in May 2011 that stated that exposure to [...]

The Dangers of Teens Using Tanning Beds

The Dangers of Teens Using Tanning Beds

Why tanning beds are such a health danger to children and teens. Dangers of Tanning Teens who want the warm glow of sun-kissed skin often turn to tanning beds. But using tanning beds can turn skin [...]

The Dangers to Children from Second and Third Hand Smoke

The Dangers to Children from Second and Third Hand Smoke

What parents need to know about the dangers of second and third hand smoke. Second Hand Smoke By now every parent knows that smoking isn’t just bad for them, it’s bad for their kids with second [...]

The Dangers of Food Poisoning in Children

The Dangers of Food Poisoning in Children

What you need to know about food poisoning. Food Poisoning Every year in North America, there are millions of cases of food poisoning. Food borne illness can be serious particularly in the elderly, those with chronic [...]

Asthma and Dust Mite Allergies in Children

Asthma and Dust Mite Allergies in Children

Does your child have a dust mite allergy? Asthma and Allergies Dust mites are one of the most common indoor allergens and can cause sneezing, coughing, wheezing, difficulty breathing, watery eyes, runny noses, and they can [...]

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