Archive for 'Health'

Teen Vegetarians

Teen Vegetarians

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 [...]

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 [...]

Just Say Know: Talking with Kids about Drugs and Alcohol

Just Say Know: Talking with Kids about Drugs and Alcohol

From the authors of Buzzed and Pumped, a no-nonsense guide to what kids should know to make healthy decisions. All of our children deserve the chance to be as bright, successful, and healthy as they can [...]

I’m Like, So Fat!

I’m Like, So Fat!

Hit the gym for a workout–but sit for hours at your computer. Supersize your value meals–but downsize your waistline. Today’s media-saturated teenagers are bombarded with mixed messages that distort their self-image and lead many to overeat [...]

Free Your Child From Asthma

Free Your Child From Asthma

Doctors are smarter, research is insightful, treatments are effective, and parents are involved and educated. Yet, asthma – a highly controllable condition that, at this point, should be a nuisance in a child’s life, at best [...]

Body Intelligence

Body Intelligence

Finally ready to jump off the diet merry-go-round? Fed up with risking your health on diet pills and supplements that don’t deliver on their promises? Ashamed about your weight and guilty about every bite you eat? [...]