Archive for 'Health'

Common Eye Infections – Signs and Treatment

Common Eye Infections – Signs and Treatment

Is your child in daycare? Then it’s probably just a matter of time before she comes home with a case of the highly contagious, pink eye. If your child comes home from school or daycare with [...]

The Benefits of Feeding Children Organic Foods

The Benefits of Feeding Children Organic Foods

The foods you feed your children can help them avoid the negative affects of pesticides. Organic Foods Most of us are well aware that pesticides were designed to be toxic. Over 90% of people are routinely [...]

Food Safety During the Summer Months

Food Safety During the Summer Months

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 [...]

Iron in Children’s Diets

Iron in Children’s Diets

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 [...]

How to Shop for Healthy Food

How to Shop for Healthy Food

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 [...]

Kids Exposed to Second Hand Smoke Miss More School

Kids Exposed to Second Hand Smoke Miss More School

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 [...]

Overweight Children Have More Social Problems

Overweight Children Have More Social Problems

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 [...]

Children Should Limit Their Cellphone Use To Protect Their Health

Children Should Limit Their Cellphone Use To Protect Their Health

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 [...]

The Dangers of Teens Using Tanning Beds

The Dangers of Teens Using Tanning Beds

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 [...]

The Dangers to Children from Second and Third Hand Smoke

The Dangers to Children from Second and Third Hand Smoke

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 [...]