Children Keep On Dying In Hot Cars: What You Need To Know

Children Keep On Dying In Hot Cars: What You Need To Know

The National Safety Council (NSC) released guidelines to remind guardians not to leave a child unattended even for a minute in a car regardless of the weather. Children are susceptible to heatstroke because their body heats up easily than adults’.

by Tanya Diente

Skip Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal For Now To Keep Your Kids Safe From Salmonella

Skip Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal For Now To Keep Your Kids Safe From Salmonella

The CDC has issued a warning against the consumption and retail of Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal following a reported outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka infection. The infected reported eating the cereal before they got sick.

by Tanya Diente

Parents, Take Note: 'Incredibles 2' Uses A Lot Of Strobe Lights

Parents, Take Note: 'Incredibles 2' Uses A Lot Of Strobe Lights

A blogger issued a health alert on some flashing lights in ‘Incredibles 2’ which may be harmful to those suffering from epilepsy and other chronic illnesses. Movie houses have since posted strobe-light warnings on ticket windows to inform viewers.

by Tanya Diente

Mom Loses 2-Year-Old To Measles, Urges Other Parents To Vaccinate Their Kids

Mom Loses 2-Year-Old To Measles, Urges Other Parents To Vaccinate Their Kids

A mother from Serbia shared the loss of her daughter to measles to remind others about the importance of vaccination. The mom also reminded parents that measles can endanger other people's life.

by Tanya Diente

Study Says Kids Eat Way Too Much Sugar: Here Are Some 'Healthy' Culprits

Study Says Kids Eat Way Too Much Sugar: Here Are Some 'Healthy' Culprits

A study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that kids consume more than the recommended added sugar daily. Those as young as six months eat more added sugar than those found in fruits and vegetables.

by Tanya Diente

5-Year-Old Girl Suffers From Tick Paralysis: Another Reminder To Always Check Your Kids For Ticks

5-Year-Old Girl Suffers From Tick Paralysis: Another Reminder To Always Check Your Kids For Ticks

A mom from Mississippi advised parents to check their kids for tick bites after her daughter experienced temporary paralysis from a bite on the scalp. The toddler was unable to walk and struggled to speak because of the tick bite.

by Tanya Diente

This Teacher's 'Summer Packet' Is Something Parents Can Really Get Behind

This Teacher's 'Summer Packet' Is Something Parents Can Really Get Behind

A teacher and mom from Florida made her own Summer Packet that teaches kids how to learn from life's experience. These include tying the shoelace and reading a book, to name a few.

by Tanya Diente

Here Are Some Tips To Make Sure Your Kids Are Safe This Summer Swimming Season

Here Are Some Tips To Make Sure Your Kids Are Safe This Summer Swimming Season

Safety should always come first when indulging a child to swim in the pool or on the beach. Young children should have adult supervision and any swimmer, regardless of age, should always have a swimming buddy.

by Tanya Diente

Male Postpartum Depression Is Real, And It Occurs More Often Than We Think

Male Postpartum Depression Is Real, And It Occurs More Often Than We Think

Men experience postpartum depression too although it is not caused by hormonal changes in the body. Male postnatal depression happens because of different factors, including the changes that come with being a parent.

by Tanya Diente

May Is Lyme Disease Awareness Month: How To Protect Your Kids From Tick Bites

May Is Lyme Disease Awareness Month: How To Protect Your Kids From Tick Bites

Tick-borne diseases are prevalent in the summer months and one such disease is the Lyme disease. Wearing proper clothing when going outdoors is one way that parents can help prevent their kids from getting the infection.

by Tanya Diente

Mother Loses Son To Diabetes, Rallies To Make Prescription Drugs More Affordable

Mother Loses Son To Diabetes, Rallies To Make Prescription Drugs More Affordable

Nicole Smith-Holt rallied to lower the prices of pharmaceutical medicines on the eve of Mother's Day. The bereaved mother lost her son to lack of insulin because he could not afford the medicine.

by Tanya Diente

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy's Duchenne Patient Registry Reaches 10-Year Milestone

In World's Largest Duchenne Registry, Patients Contribute Data Used by Industry, Academic Researchers, and Clinicians

by Staff

Food allergic disease EoE

Discovery Could Lead To Personalized Medical Therapies for Emerging New Food Allergy Disorder

Experts identify subtypes of esosinophilic esophagitis or EoE, an emerging food allergy. The new findings highlight different clinical features and molecular pathways that may help in developing treatment.

by Staff

Majority of American Employees Find It Difficult To Discuss Mental Health Concerns

Why Majority Of Employees Are Not Comfortable With Discussing Mental Health At Work

The majority of the employees finds it a taboo to discuss mental health at work.

by Abbie Kraft

School Lunch Rules Changes

School Lunch Rule Changes Concern Health Experts: Why Fix Something Not Broken?

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will allow a more flexible school lunch rule beginning in the 2017-2018 school year.

by Amanda Moore

Tick bite related diseases is currently on the rise.

What Parents Should Know About The Drastic Increase In Tick-Borne Powassan Virus

Tick-Borne Powassan Virus is currently causing an alarm among parents.

by Abbie Kraft

Parents' Bad Habits Are Bad For Health

The Parenting Habits Making Moms And Dads Sick: Recognize These Signs

Does some of the habits seem familiar to you, parents? This is a wake-up call to change what's bad for the sake of you health!

by Amanda Moore

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is than just feeling tired as it is considered as an illness.

Why Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is Becoming Common Among Adults

Chronic fatigue syndrome is becoming more common among adults and parents need to know about it.

by Abbie Kraft

Childhood Stress In Adulthood

Childhood Stress Is A Toxic Killer In Adulthood As 'Resilience' Documentary Highlights

James Redford tackles childhood stress or Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) in the "Resilience" documentary.

by Amanda Moore

Yellow Fever Vaccine To Run Out By Mid-Summer

Yellow Fever Vaccine Supply In The U.S. To Run Out By Summer

CDC announced that Yellow Fever vaccine supply will most likely run out by July.

by Abbie Kraft

Plastic Surgery And Makeover Gaming Apps For Kids

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?

by Amanda Moore

Napercise For Parents

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.

by Amanda Moore

Lyme Disease Is From Ticks

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.

by Amanda Moore

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