Issues 3 May '17
Jamie Ingledue tells all of how taking care of a child with special needs feels too overwhelming.
Parenting 2 May '17
CDC announced that Yellow Fever vaccine supply will most likely run out by July.
Moms 28 April '17
A new research strengthened earlier claims that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be linked to smoking and authors noted that smoking damages the DNA of mother's mitochondria.
Children 18 April '17
There is a downward trend among teens who prefer sex and tobacco, as research show that New York highschoolers prefer video games more.
Moms 6 April '17
Zika virus cases continually increase despite the end of the outbreak.
Health/Nutrition 27 November '16
he Vaccine Information Statements provide a list of potential side effects, because it’s necessary for people to be aware of what could happen from vaccinations.
School Age 22 November '16
Fruits and vegetables are often ignored by picky children despite their nutritional qualities that the growing body needs. What can parents do to make their kids eat more fruits and vegetables, then?
School Age 18 November '16
Winter months increase children's risk of developing cold and flu that can lead to more serious respiratory problems. Cold and flu in children caused by the winter season can lead to chronic bronchitis and lower respiratory tract infection such as pneumonia.
Infant 16 November '16
Babies who sleep for long periods in car seats have a higher risk of breathing problems that can turn fatal. Babies in a moving car aren't capable of preventing their heads from slumping forward because their neck muscles are not that strong yet.
School Age 15 November '16
Kyler Davila was bullied and stabbed in school but he aims to turn things around for his fellow children who are also being tormented. The Colorado boy is donating shoes to kids who are in dire need for them.
Infant 13 November '16
The parents of Aniyah Todd were told that the baby won't live beyond her birth due to encephalocele but the infant defied all medical odds and has recently turned four months old. In the United States, one in 12,200 babies (or 340 infants annually) are born with encephalocele every year.
School Age 9 November '16
A mysterious and rare debilitating syndrome has left eight children in Washington State paralyzed. Acute flaccid myelitis causes inflammation in the spinal cord, resulting in temporary or permanent paralysis.
Health/Nutrition 31 October '16
All of the 18 patients – 16 of them children – got the variant swine flu viruses after they visited agricultural fairs in Michigan and Ohio. A person with swine flu virus, which commonly circulates in pigs, displays several symptoms such as fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and body aches.
Health/Nutrition 26 October '16
Everything you need to know about this flesh-eating bacteria is right here.
Health 14 October '16
The U.S. is at the 47th spot out of 50 countries and Canada landed the 19th ranking. The top five nations with the fittest kids and teens are Tanzania, Iceland, Estonia, Norway and Japan.
Body 29 September '16
A new smartphone app that helps track and detect Zika virus outbreaks and symptoms has been developed in the University of Arizona. The app is "a community-based disease detection system" that is available for free on iOS and Android devices.
Health 28 September '16
A mother saw proof of the dangers of having no vaccination after her three children fell ill due to rotavirus. Vaccines protect children from a host of diseases such as chicken pox, diphtheria, hepatitis A and B, influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis, polio, pneumococcus, rotavirus, rubella and tetanus.
Body 15 September '16
The teen's boyfriend said she suffered from headaches, altered mental states, and was speaking gibberish days after she contracted the brain-eating amoeba. Naegleria fowleri causes an infection called primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM).
Health 13 September '16
Which one is more effective? Flu shots or nasal mist vaccines?
Body 7 September '16
Experts said that flu shots are the "best preventative measure" against influenza. Distribution companies have stopped offering the FluMist vaccine to pharmacies or clinics, with the latter either refusing to order the nasal spray or canceling their orders.
Health 2 September '16
There is a shortage of neurologists trained to care for babies with Zika-related brain damage, particularly in rural areas. Before the Zika virus outbreak, the United States is already in need of around 11 percent more neurologists than the ones currently operating in the country.
Body 1 September '16
Aedes mosquitoes, the main culprit behind the Zika transmission, thrive in Singapore. The mosquito specimen also spreads dengue virus, which the country also struggled with.
Autism 31 August '16
Children diagnosed with autism before they turn four years old have higher chances of getting successful results in treatment. Late autism diagnosis pushes parents to seek alternative and complementary autism medications, which are not that effective as behavioral therapy.