Health/Nutrition

Pig Organ Transplant For Babies With Esophageal Atresia

Parenting  18 April '17

Babies With Birth Defects To Undergo First-Ever Pig Organ Transplant, British Doctors To Facilitate Treatment

Ten babies will undergo the pig organ transplant for esophagus atresia at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London under Dr. Paolo De Coppi.

Florida Dad Grew Marijuana At Home

Parenting  17 April '17

Florida Dad And Daughter Charged For Selling Pot Brownies In School, Students Hospitalized For Marijuana Ingestion

Dad Robert Johnson wasn't even on the police's radar but when someone got hurt for eating his pot brownies and he also involved his daughter in an illegal act, that's when authorities stepped in.

President Trump Signs Energy Independence Executive Order

Parenting  15 April '17

Why EPA Budget Cut Can Strongly Affect The Children's Health

The current administration's cut on the EPA budget can impact the children's health.

Diabetes In Children Rising

Parenting  16 April '17

Diabetes In Children: One Study Shows Cases Of Type 1 And 2 Rising Sharply, Another Study Offers Hope

Two latest studies on diabetes in children are shedding new light on where efforts to curb the disease are working or lacking.

Children Lose Sleep Using Touchscreen Gadgets

Parenting  15 April '17

Children Lose Over 30 Minutes Of Sleep For Using iPads Or Other Touchscreen Gadgets, Study Says

At least 75 percent of families in the study confirmed their babies and toddlers are exposed to touchscreen gadgets on a daily basis.

Child Obesity Among Daughters Of Single Parents

Parenting  13 April '17

Child Obesity: Daughters Of Single Parents Twice More Likely To Grow Up Obese, Study Finds

Professor Peter O'Rourke and his team studied children's health data from Queensland Health and saw parental social disadvantage affected daughters more than sons.

Anti-Vax Haven: Vashon Island In Washington Houses Most Parents Opposing Immunization

Parenting  12 April '17

Anti-Vax Haven: Vashon Island In Washington Houses Most Parents Opposing Immunization

One in four children living in the island remain unvaccinated in kindergarten and the island's rate tops nationwide non-vaccination figures.

Mayor Bloomberg Proposes Extending Smoking Ban To Public Parks And Beaches

Parenting  12 April '17

Genetic Changes On Children With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Linked To Parental Smoking

Adults' cigarette smoking habits can potentially cause childhood cancer.

PrEP Drugs Truvada Approved In Scotland for HIV Prevention

Parenting  11 April '17

Scotland Approves PrEP Drugs For HIV Prevention

Scotland released their latest medical advancement as they approved the PrEP drugs for HIV Prevention.

Research Suggests Playing Tetris Can Help With the Recovery Of A Car Crash Trauma

Parenting  11 April '17

Research Suggests Playing Tetris Can Help With the Recovery Of A Car Crash Trauma

Science explains that playing Tetris can potentially help the patient cope with trauma.

UK residents explain the trend of micro-dosing LSD.

Parenting  10 April '17

Why Some People Microdose On LSD For Breakfast

Understand the benefits of microdosing LSD and how it can impact a person's overall productivity.

Doctors Offer Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic

Parenting  10 April '17

Health Care Experts Released A Warning For A Possible Flu Pandemic

Health care experts announced a possible flu pandemic that may hit in humanity in the near future.

Pets Fight Risk Of Allergies, Obesity In Children

Parenting  10 April '17

Study Ties Pet Dogs Or Cats To Reduced Risk Of Child Allergies, Obesity

Experts found significant links between dogs, cats and a baby's gut bacteria development.

Smokers To Pay More For Cigarettes As Tobacco Tax Increases

Parenting  8 April '17

Death Related To Tobacco Smoking Increased In Four Countries

Cigarette smoking plays a significant factor in terms of death causes on major countries such as China, India, the United States and Russi.

Publix First To Offer Free Antibiotics To Customers

Parenting  7 April '17

Study Claims Antibiotics Can Potentially Increase The Risk Of Bowel Cancer

Researchers pointed out the link between antibiotic consumption and bowel cancer.

Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Utah

Health/Nutrition  6 April '17

Utah Students Pushing For Medical Cannabis Usage; Connecticut Lawmakers Do Not Support Recreational Marijuana

Two bills related to medical marijuana were passed in Utah while lawmakers decided they will not support recreational marijuana legalization in Connecticut.

Antibiotics Make Children Angry Adults

Medicine  6 April '17

Children Taking Antibiotics In Early Years Grow Up As Angry Adults, Study Claims

The experiment conducted among mice reflect health concerns on how antibiotics impact young children.

Child Death Rate Down

Health/Nutrition  5 April '17

Child Death Rate Drops In Half, Fewer Kids Dying Globally Since '90s

From 14.2 million child deaths in 1990, the rate went down to 7.2 million in 2015, but researcher Dr. Nicholas Kassebaum said there's an uneven progress.

Infuenza Vaccine

Health/Nutrition  4 April '17

Thinking Of Getting Your Kid Vaccinated? Study Says Flu Deaths Related To Non-Vaccination

Most deaths due to flu are related to children not getting vaccinated.

An Aspirin A Day Could Prevent Both Heart Disease And Colon Cancer

Medicine  4 April '17

Low-Dose Asperin Can Reduce Cancer-Related Deaths

A study revealed that taking aspirin in low doses can potentially reduce cancer-related deaths.

A Simple Flu Killed One Mom's Daughter

Health/Nutrition  4 April '17

Mother Recounts How Healthy Teen Daughter Died From Simple Flu In New Documentary 'Unseen Enemy'

Gwen Zwanziger's 17-year-old daughter Shannon succumbed to flu or influenza in December 2014. The mom is helping raise awareness about flu dangers in the film "Unseen Enemy."

Committed Moms Who Love Their Children Forego Self-Care

Mind  3 April '17

Every Mom Who Loves Her Child Commits This Top Parenting Mistake

The commitment of a mom who loves her child is unquestionable but what about her commitment to love herself?

Forcing Kids To Eat Breakfast Is Child Abuse

Health/Nutrition  2 April '17

Why This Expert Says Forcing Breakfast On Children Is Child Abuse

Professor Terence Kealey challenges long-standing studies saying breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

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