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Middle school children who are fit have better grades than unfit children according to research out of Michigan State University. The researchers studied the link between how children scored on standardized tests and the grades on [...]
How to pack a school lunch for your child that’s food safe. Safe Lunches Lunchtime is a crucial meal for kids, carrying them through the rest of their busy day. So it’s important to not only [...]
What to do if you suspect your child is suffering from heatstroke. Heatstroke Symptoms Those hazy days of summer can pose hazards such as heat stroke. While it’s important to keep children well hydrated, and cool [...]
Next time you’re out grocery shopping, you may want to make a point of stocking up with healthy, high calorie foods for your teen on the go. It turns out, teens need a lot of food [...]
The connection between your child’s asthma and allergies. Link Between Asthma and Allergies Asthma is one of the most common causes of emergency ward visits in Canada, and no wonder. It’s thought that about 12% of [...]
The sun may seem like a summertime friend, but without the right protection it can also be our children’s enemy. With our depleted ozone layer, in many ways the sun has become more of a danger [...]
Throughout much of North America, there is a growing trend to shorten or even do away with recess entirely, in order to find more time to teach academics. In some classrooms, some teachers use recess as [...]
A new study has found that 38% of US boys in middle and high school use protein supplements, and 6% admit to trying steroids in the hopes of building muscle mass. While the dangers of steroids [...]
Over the years many parents have expressed concern that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine given to girls before they become sexually active, could lead to higher incidence of sexual activity among teens. But a new study [...]
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