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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 [...]
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: [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Is your teen turning off meat and becoming a vegetarian? Then get out some good cookbooks, because she’ll need help keeping her diet balanced. Teens are going through a period when experimentation and testing the waters [...]
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 [...]
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