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Child Health and Safety

No link found between measles vaccine and autism

2015-04-23 11:55
MMR vaccine not linked to autism

Yet another study has found that there is no link between the vaccination for measles, mumps and rubella and autism, even among children who are at high risk for the disorder.

The study sought to report the occurrence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) among American children who have older siblings with and without ASD.

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Babies learn best by being surprised

2015-04-04 21:51
Surprises help babies learn

Want to help your baby learn? Surprising him with something out of the ordinary will turn him into a scientist, according to new research from Johns Hopkins University.

According to the study, published online in the journal Science, eleven-month-old infants who witnessed something that defied their natural expectations about the world, such as an object

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E-Cigarette Warning to Parents as Child’s Death Attributed to Liquid Nicotine

2014-12-15 01:55
E-cigarette warning

In light of what is believed to be the first reported death of a child by nicotine poisoning, health authorities are stating in related news that E-Cigarettes should be treated like real cigarettes because of the inherent dangers they pose.

Previously, Dr. Oz has warned the public about the inherent dangers of E-cigarettes and flavored liquid nicotine.

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These 11 Strollers Are Recalled By Graco

2014-11-20 14:42
Graco Stroller Recall

Here are the pictures of all eleven types of strollers that are recalled today on November 20th of 2014 by Graco. Check to see if your stroller is affected or included in this recall.

Graco is recalling nearly 5 million baby strollers for serious safety reasons. To be price, the recall amounts 4.7 strollers.

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Economic hardship negatively impacts infant health

2014-08-21 11:28
A poor baby

Throughout the history of mankind cruel elitists among very wealthy classes of people have insisted if you have good intentions and try hard to do well in life being poor should not matter. People suffering in poverty have all along known this simply is not true.

Cortisol can cross the placenta and result in lasting impacts on fetal growth.

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Back to School: Pack a Safe and Healthy Lunch

2014-08-15 08:44
School bus

Officials with the National School Lunch Program are working hard to ensure that the meals that schools serve are more nutritious than ever, but not every child is going to participate for one reason or another. If you pack a school lunch for your child, I’m sure the first goal is that they eat it (!) but ultimately you also want it to be healthy and safe.

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Preparing for Back to School for Your Child with Food Allergies

2014-08-01 19:03
Back to school preparation

Food allergies are most concerning for school-age children because of the greater risk for being exposed to a life-threatening allergen. This fall, do you have a plan in place for your child to go back to school? Good communication between you and the school is key to ensure your child is safe while he or she is out of your sight.

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