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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 [...]

Headaches in Children

Headaches in Children

While headaches are common occurrences in childhood, certain types of headaches can signal something more ominous. Headaches are something we usually associate with adulthood, but they can and do show up in children, and for many [...]

Wheezing, Coughing and Other Signs of Asthma

Wheezing, Coughing and Other Signs of Asthma

Is your child’s cough hanging on longer than normal? Then you may want to have him checked for asthma. Most of us associate asthma with attacks that leave children wheezing and having difficulty breathing. But asthma [...]

Overweight Children and Obesity

Overweight Children and Obesity

More and more we’re hearing about how the obesity rate in children is increasing. Many experts say that today’s sedentary lifestyle is the culprit. With children spending more time plugged into television and computers, and less [...]

The Germ Survival Guide

The Germ Survival Guide

This guide is written by medical experts about the germs that linger in public and private places, in our homes and offices. As such, it offers explanations, pointers and health advice for the preventive and pre-emptive [...]

The Asthma Sourcebook

The Asthma Sourcebook

This book shows you how to recognize asthma symptoms and triggers, avoid asthma attacks, and determine the treatment that’s best for you. Written by Dr. Francis Adams, The Asthma Sourcebook features the most comprehensive, up-to-date information [...]