Health/Nutrition

Plastic Surgery And Makeover Gaming Apps For Kids

Parenting  1 May '17

Gaming Apps For Kids: What 'Fun' Plastic Surgery, Makeover Apps Are Teaching Young Girls

Parents are your kids playing plastic surgery or makeover apps? Do you know what those games teach young girls?

Napercise For Parents

Parenting  30 April '17

Workout For Tired Parents: Gym Offers 'Napercise' Class To Reinvigorate Exhausted Moms And Dads

Parents come to this gym for napercise, where they do 15-minute stretches and sleep for 45 minutes.

Lyme Disease Is From Ticks

Parenting  29 April '17

Lyme Disease Prevention: How Can Parents Protect Children From Tick-Borne Illness

Parents, don't dismiss rashes, fever and fatigue in kids, especially when Lyme disease infection is on the rise.

PTSD Gene

Parenting  27 April '17

Researchers Explain The Probability Of PTSD Gene

Researchers explain the potential impact of PTSD on the future generation.

American Academy of Pediatrics opened up about  7 Great Achievements in Pediatric Research

Parenting  25 April '17

American Academy Of Pediatrics Highlights 7 Great Achievements In Pediatric Research

The American Academy of Pediatrics opened up about the 7 Great Achievements in Pediatric Research as they call out to increase their funding for child care research.

Kids Picking On Noses Is Fine, Says Experts

Parenting  26 April '17

Kids Picking Their Nose Or Eating Snot Are Healthier And Parents Should Let Nose-Picking Be, Study Says

Parents normally tell their kids not to pick their nose as it's distasteful but experts reveal nose-picking isn't all that bad.

Cycle Of Emotional Eating And Emotional Feeding

Parenting  26 April '17

Emotional Eating, Emotional Feeding: Parents To Blame For Introducing Foods To Soothe Upset Kids

It's parents who trigger the cycle of emotional feeding and emotional eating in children, which could become a full-blown eating disorder.

New Malaria Vaccine

Parenting  25 April '17

Three African Nations Getting First Batch Of New Malaria Vaccine?

Three AfricannNations will get to test the first batch of the new malaria vaccine believed to save thousands.

Childhood Obesity And Sleep Routines

Parenting  25 April '17

Childhood Obesity, Sleep Routine Links: Following Regular Bedtime In Kids Lowers Obesity Risk, Study Says

Parents, instilling a sleep routine and regular bedtime in your kids lowers their obesity risk. Learn more from this report.

Sleep Deprivation Among Parents

Parenting  24 April '17

Sleep Deprivation: Here's How Parents Who Lack Sleep Affect Their Kids

The physical and mental strains of sleep deprivation in parents impact their kids in ways moms and dads might not even be aware of, so here's a good breakdown of the effects.

FDA Raises The Alarm On Medications With Codeine

Parenting  26 April '17

FDA Urges Parents Not To Give Children Medications With Codeine

FDA warned parents of the possible dangers by giving children cough syrups with Codeine.

Opoid related deaths continually increase over the years causing an alarm among health care providers.

Parenting  24 April '17

The Importance Of Giving Safe Pain Relief To Recovering Opioid Addicts Post Surgery

Health care providers should seek advice to addiction specialist post suregery.

FDA approved Hepatitis C drugs for kids

Parenting  21 April '17

FDA Approves Hepatitis C Drugs In Hopes For Speedy Treatment

FDA made a remarkable gesture upon approving the drug for Hepatitis C.

Sleep Hours Affect School Start Times

Parenting  20 April '17

School Start Times: Sleep Doctors Say HS Kids Avoid Accidents, Depression With Later School Time

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) members recommend an 8:30 a.m. school start time for high schools.

Super Clean Houses Not Helpful

Parenting  19 April '17

Super Clean Houses Make Children Sick; Some Dirt And Germs Boost Immunities, Scientists Say

Doctors John Gilbert and Rob Knight wrote a book on why sometimes a house too clean isn't a good idea especially for young kids still developing their immunities.

Baby, mom and grandpa fight life-threatening illnesses at once

Parenting  19 April '17

Baby, Mom And Grandpa Fight Life-Threatening Illnesses Together, Illinois Family Face The Battle Of Their Lives

Baby George has a serious lung infection, while his mother Lucy Eliopulos and grandfather Jim Mandros are battling brain cancer.

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.

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