Outdoor Play In Kids

Outdoor Play In Kids: Why It's Important To Let Children Outside; How Parents Encourage Love Of Outdoors

Kids today love their gadgets but parents can teach them to love nature and the outdoors as well.

by Amanda Moore

School Lunch Program Poised For Policy Changes

School Lunch Lobbyist Pushes For Flexible Nutrition Standards; Will This Scrap Michelle Obama's Initiative?

The School Nutrition Association wants more salt, less whole grain in students' school lunches, which will go against Michelle Obama's healthy food program.

by Amanda Moore

Frozen pizza recall

California-Based Company Recalls More Than 21,000 Pounds Of Frozen Pizza Due To Listeria Contamination Possibility

A pizza company based in California ordered the recall of more than 21,000 pounds of their frozen pizza product being sold at Walmart due to listeria contamination possibility.

by Claire Parker

Sleep Apnea In Children

Untreated Sleep Apnea In Children Affects Brain Development, Study Says

Sleep apnea in children could impact physically and emotionally. Parents should have this checked as soon as possible.

by Amanda Moore

President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump Admits ObamaCare Replacement Will Hurt Supporters, Urges Them To Support Healthcare Policy

The GOP planned healthcare policy will affect a lot of Trump supporters but the president still asked them to support it.

by Claire Parker

SpongeBob SquarePants

'SpongeBob SquarePants' Creator Announces ALS Diagnosis, Promises To Continue Working On Cartoon

The creator of "SpongeBob SquarePants" announced he was diagnosed with ALS.

by Claire Parker

Zika Virus

Did Zika Virus Outbreak In Florida Infect Sperm Donations? Scientists Release Announcement

Florida was one of the hotbeds of Zika virus last year and now scientists claim it is possible the sperm donations in the state are infected.

by Claire Parker

Screen Time In Kids Linked To Diabetes

Children Exposed To 3 Hours Of Screen Time Risk Type 2 Diabetes Development, Study Says

Here's another reason why parents should teach or remind their kids to minimize TV-watching or computer use.

by Amanda Moore

Resident doctors

New Resident Doctors Could Stay In Hospitals For Whole 24-Hour Shifts, Is This Beneficial Or Prejudicial?

New resident doctors are allowed to take on 24-hour shifts.

by Claire Parker

ObamaCare

52 Million Americans To Lose Health Insurance If Obamacare Replacement Bill Passes House, Senate?

The GOP recently issued the plan regarding the repeal and replace bill to remove ObamaCare and now many are asking if the bill will be passed in the House and the Senate and how many Americans could lose their health insurance.

by Claire Parker

Medical Marijuana Programs In Maryland

Lawmakers Stall Medical Marijuana Program In Maryland; Parents Look For Alternatives Elsewhere

Jenny and Alex Inman's 5-year-old son Lukas rely on cannabis oil but due to the legal limitations in Maryland, they moved to Colorado to avail of the medical benefits.

by Amanda Moore

Aedes Mosquito

Is Yellow Fever The Next Zika Virus? Brazil Outbreak Could Spread Through United States

A yellow fever outbreak in Brazil is believed to be the next Zika.

by Claire Parker

Junk Food A Convenient Option For Busy Parents

Healthy Parenting: Raising Kids In The Junk Food Age

It is difficult to raise healthy children when both parents are busy working and can only serve junk food for their kids.

by alexa ancheta

Mumps Outbreak In The US

Mumps Outbreak: Health Officials Remind Worried Parents On Vaccination As Cases Surge Across States

Alabama, Chicago, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma are just some of the states experiencing a rise in mumps cases in recent months.

by Amanda Moore

SoyNut butter

SoyNut Butter Causing 16 E. Coli Food Poisoning Cases Throughout 9 States? Outbreak Affects 3 Children

Three children suffered from E. coli food poisoning and the cases are linked to soynut butter.

by Claire Parker

Circle Time Rituals With Kids

Raising Mindful Children: Circle Time And Other Ritual Activities Teach Kids Self-Control, Study Says

Learning self-control is vital in adulthood as it helps people make better choices or fulfill tasks given to them successfully.

by Amanda Moore

Hand Sanitizers Are Poisonous

More Kids Deliberately Ingesting Hand Sanitizers To Get Drunk, CDC Warns Parents

Perhaps it's better to stick with using regular soap and water for cleaning and washing off germs from now on.

by Amanda Moore

 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Push Legalized Marijuana

Justin Trudeau Says Legalized Marijuana Protects Young People, Canada PM Won't Decriminalize Illicit Drugs Except Pot

The prime minister discussed legalization of drugs among health experts and first responders in Vancouver, which declared a state of emergency on drug overdose.

by Amanda Moore

Salome Karwah

Former Time's 'Person Of The Year' Recipient Dead After Complications During Childbirth And Being An Ebola Survivor

One of the Ebola fighters died of complications during childbirth.

by Claire Parker

Michael Dorn

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week: Milton Teacher Uses Personal Experience To Educate Teens About Eating Disorder Issue

A Milton teacher lost his daughter to eating disorder and he uses that experience to let teens know more about the issue.

by Claire Parker

Columbus Police expands pilot program on having antidotes for drug overdose

Drug Overdose Rising In Columbus; Police Carry More Antidotes As Naloxone Pilot Program Sees Expansion

Due to the rising number of drug overdose cases, the Columbus police will be carrying more antidotes.

by Claire Parker

How to make slime with borax and glue.

Slime-Making Craze A Hit With Kids, Experts Warn Parents Of Health Risks From Pesticide In Ingredients

If you notice your children getting busy with this latest trending activity, make sure that they are wearing gloves or cleaning up after themselves well, parents!

by Amanda Moore

Mosquitoes

New Vaccine Undergoes Tests For Zika Protection, Prevention Of Malaria, West Nile And Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Experts at the National Institutes of Health are testing the vaccine that will hopefully curb diseases from mosquito bites.

by Claire Parker

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