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Some food safety tips for the long hot days of summer. Summer Food Safety During the summer there are more opportunities for food to become spoiled and lead to food poisoning. It why we need to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Why leaving a child unattended in a car just isn’t acceptable. Kids, Cars and Heatstroke Every year across North America children die after being left unattended in cars, particularly during the hot days of summer. While [...]
A new U.S. study of more than 55,000 children younger than 12 years of age has linked secondhand smoke to behavioural problems in children. The study found that children who lived in homes where parents or [...]
According to the Pediatrics journal, deaths in children from chicken pox has been virtually eliminated in North America, thanks to widespread vaccination programs. While chicken pox is generally a mild disease, it can have serious complications [...]
A new study published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine journal suggests that pregnant women who are exposed to high levels of magnetic fields are more likely to give birth to children who develop [...]
As of last fall, the Canadian Pediatric Society (CPS) recommends that children should get two doses of the chickenpox vaccination as it is more effective than just one shot. Chickenpox is a highly contagious viral infection [...]
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 [...]
How many doses of chicken pox vaccine are needed? Chicken Pox Vaccine At one time, nearly all children got covered in the tell-tale itchy red spots of chicken pox. While for most, chicken pox came and [...]
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