Tag: childrens health

Thumb-Sucking, Nail-Biting Might Actually Be Good For Children

Childhood thumb-sucking and nail-biting has long been looked down on as unhygienic. Parents often discourage it, concerned it could expose their child to germs....

3 Things You Can do Now to Help Your Kids be...

The healthy habits your child develops before the age of 12 often means good habits for life, which can set him or her up...

Study: Caffeine in Soda Stumps Brain Development in Kids

A new study supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) has discovered some troubling effects of caffeine on the developing brain. These results...

Your Children Are Watching: Are You Making Healthy Decisions?

What did your parents do in their spare time, what do you do in your spare time? Whatever you do is setting an example...

Lead and Green Mold Found in Juice Boxes

On June 5, a mother and her young child went to the emergency room after the mother noticed something green coming up the straw...

Fast Food Kids’ Meals Market Poisons to Our Children

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) launched its Kids Live Well program 18 months ago in a reported attempt to hold restaurants to higher nutritional...

Stress Increases Unhealthy Cortisol and BMI

Developing healthy ways to deal with stress is important to start when kids are young. Children respond differently to stress for a number of...

Think BPA-Free Products are Safe? BPS Just as Dangerous

The recent nationwide drop in the use of BPA, or bisphenol A, in polycarbonate plastic products such as baby and toddler bottles, sippy cups,...

Parents: Inspire Safe Drivers, Not a Teenage Wasteland

When The Who performed "Baba O'Riley" during Madison Square Garden's Sandy Relief concert, at least Pete Townshend looked his age. But when Roger Daltrey...

USDA Relaxing More Rigorous School Lunch Requirements

In an effort to improve nutritional requirements for school lunch programs, the USDA changed standards for the 2012/2013 school year. Those improvements included reducing...
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