Children's Health

  • Medications for Babies Linked to Allergies | Health Blog
    4/20/2018
    Watch out! New research suggests that taking certain common drugs could raise your child’s chances of developing allergies later on.
  • Asthma Due to Weight | Children's Health Blog
    1/18/2018
    Carrying excess weight at a young age opens the door to a range of health issues. One less known problem is asthma. Learn more...
  • 12/28/2017
    Life can often be hectic, so the idea of everyone sitting down to eat dinner together might seem difficult. But if you can pull it off, it may be very much worth your while.  Find out why...
  • Cannabis and Children | Mental Health Blog
    10/24/2017
    Cannabis: will it be helpful to your kids? Or harmful to them?  Learn how you should be careful.
  • Brand Recognition & Child Obesity | Health Blog
    6/13/2017
    New research suggests that young kids who can recall the types of foods sold by popular brands have a better chance of being overweight or obese.
  • Healthy Eating While Watching TV? |  Natural Health Blog
    12/3/2016
    New research suggests that families dining with the TV tend to have less healthy and less positive dining experiences.
  • How to Get Kids to Eat Veggies | Children's Health Blog
    7/26/2016
    A simple marketing strategy promoting vegetables may be effective in getting children to consume more of them at meals.
  • Naturally Treat Child ADHD | Children's Health Blog
    6/14/2016
    Kids with ADHD may benefit greatly from making positive, health-related lifestyle changes.
  • Reduce Toddlers Sweet Snacks For Healthy Adult Weight | Health Blog
    5/5/2016
    Toddlers who choose to eat sweet snacks rather than salty ones may face a greater risk of becoming overweight children.
  • Fast Food Kids Meals Healthier? | Children's Heath Blog
    4/19/2016
    Many popular restaurants are offering a greater variety of food choices that include some healthier, lower calorie items on their children's menus--but you need to be careful.
  • Obesity Impacts Boys' Puberty | Children's Health Blog
    2/13/2016
    Boys who are overweight tend to go through puberty earlier than usual, but curiously, boys who are obese tend to go through puberty at a later point.
  • Healthy Baby Formula Alternatives | Children's Health Blog
    2/6/2016
    When it comes to feeding infants, there really is no "good" alternative to breast milk--although theoretically one could be formulated around plant proteins.
  • Why is Nearsightedness in Kids Increasing | Children's Health Blog
    2/4/2016
    Rates of myopia have increased steadily worldwide—in fact, they’ve skyrocketed—and particularly among children in Asian nations.
  • Best Toys for Building Language Skills | Children's Health Blog
    1/12/2016
    Fancy electronic toys that feature lights, music, and talking may be detrimental to your baby's language development.
  • Too Much TV Causes Mental Decline | Mental Health Blog
    12/17/2015
    Young adults who admit to spending long periods of time stretched out on the couch watching TV are more likely to experience cognitive decline by the time they reach middle age.
  • Obesity Passes Through Male DNA | Health Blog
    12/15/2015
    Obesity is written into the sperm. A father's lifestyle choices actually affect the way his sperm develops.
  • Lower Anxiety in Kids with Dogs  |  Children's Health Blog
    12/10/2015
    Children who live with a dog may be significantly less likely to develop clinical anxiety.
  • Little Exercise Outdoors for Kids in Day Care | Children's Health Blog
    11/28/2015
    Fewer than one-third of youngsters enrolled in day care appear to get a sufficient amount of outdoor play time.
  • Childhood Stress Leads to Disease | Children's Health Blog
    10/17/2015
    Emotional distress during childhood may be associated with an increased risk of developing chronic health conditions including cardiovascular disease and diabetes as adults.
  • Children Sitting Too Long | Children's Health Blog
    10/10/2015
    Sitting isn't just bad for adults. As it turns out, sitting for prolonged periods of time is very bad for young children as well.
  • Children's Growing Fast Food Diet | Children's Health Blog
    9/29/2015
    Approximately one-third of all children and teenagers in the United States are eating pizza or fast food every single day.
  • Importance of Naming Your Child Before Birth | Child Health Blog
    8/4/2015
    Babies who have not been named may face an increased chance of falling victim to a medical mistake while in the hospital.
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