Archive for 'Health'
When does your child’s sore throat need to be seen by a doctor. Sore Throats Most sore throats are of little concern and they run their course after a day or so. But strep throat can be [...]
A look at the many causes of hearing loss and impairment in children. Causes of Hearing Loss When it comes to hearing loss, the elderly usually come to mind. But hearing loss can and does happen [...]
Why you should never use over-the-counter cough and cold remedies on young kids. Dangers of Cold Medication with Young Children The latest studies suggest that a little honey can go a long way in alleviating a [...]
Why serving your child a healthy breakfast is a must. Healthy Breakfasts They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and no wonder. Most children will have gone a full ten or more [...]
While many of us think kids are naturally fit, the fact is they all need a little friendly encouragement from Mom and Dad. While it’s true that kids are the most fit of all age groups, [...]
Tips on how to prevent the sometimes deadly ‘hamburger disease’. Hamburger Disease Summertime is barbeque season, but we need to be extra careful, particularly when grilling burgers. Lynn Wilcott with the Food Protection Services at the [...]
How to prevent and treat sunburns in children. Treating Sunburns When it comes to kids and sunshine, it important to slap on the hats and sunscreen, and to keep them out of the sun during the [...]
One of the simplest ways to prevent your child from getting sick. Hand Washing If there is one thing a parent can do to help prevent illness in children, it has to be hand washing. And [...]
Parts of the United States and Canada are dealing with severe outbreaks of pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough. It is a particularly serious disease in infants and at one time was the cause of more [...]
A study has found that the more television children watch the larger their waistline and the less muscle strength and fitness levels they exhibit. Researchers from Montreal University surveyed parents asking how many hours their children [...]
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