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Exercise Benefits Children Throughout Their Lives

Exercise Benefits Children Throughout Their Lives

Recent studies suggest that by exercising now, children will enjoy  health benefits that last well into their senior years. According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM), children who regularly exercise in childhood are [...]

Happy Teens Become Healthier Adults

Happy Teens Become Healthier Adults

Teenagers who are happy and positive during adolescence are found to have better general health as adults and are less likely to take part in risky behaviours, according to a recent study published in the July [...]

Boys Are Reaching Puberty Earlier

Boys Are Reaching Puberty Earlier

A recent study has found that boys are reaching puberty two years  earlier than previously reported, according to research out of the University of Vermont and published in the American Academy of Pediatrics Journal. On average [...]

Television Affects Children’s Fitness Level

Television Affects Children’s Fitness Level

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 [...]

Removal of Adenoids and Respiratory Infections

Removal of Adenoids and Respiratory Infections

When children are exposed to viruses, their bodies produce antibodies to help fight infection, and their adenoids, a mass of tissue in the passage that connects the back of the nasal cavity to the throat, temporarily [...]

The Latest News on the Family Bed

The Latest News on the Family Bed

The latest research on the family bed has concluded that co-sleeping has no impact on a young child’s intellectual or social development.  The study, led by the Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York, [...]

Link Between Autism in Twins and Maternal Health

Link Between Autism in Twins and Maternal Health

A newly released study on autism in children suggests that a mother’s health and age may play a role in autism.  The study’s lead author, Joachim Hallmayer of Stanford University looked at 192 identical and fraternal [...]