Is it okay for your infant or toddler to be exposed to digital media? Here’s a report about the latest guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics on how to integrate screen time in a healthy way for families.
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Family leisure which is spent at home taking part in familiar pastimes may be a good route to happiness.
Hurricane season is here and NBC news offers these hurricane survival tips. Plus, some recommendations from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on what to do after a hurricane has passed.
In addition to helping your child with improved study habits and ensuring they get plenty of sleep at night, a good healthy diet can overall improve your child’s performance at school this year.
It’s that time of the year again - a new school semester and the potential for head lice. Here’s a summary of some timely advice from the FDA on what you should do in case your child brings home some head lice homework for you.
Should you toss your antibacterial soap? Recent news buzz has it that what you have bought in the past will not be available in the near future due to an FDA ruling. Here’s what you need to know about what is going on with the antibacterial soaps you use to protect your family from germs.
Your child’s bedtime may be predictive of his or her risk of being obese later in life.
About 1800 women, in Auckland, Singapore and England, have decided to partake in a study with a use of a drink meant to be consumed pre-pregnancy and during pregnancy.
Children are more likely to gain weight when parents perceive them to be overweight. Here is why.
Individuals who work in industries that produce a lot of particulate byproducts are more susceptible than others to potential problems with their lungs. Indoor air quality can drastically affect workers’ health, productivity and quality of life. Problems can extend beyond the workplace. One common health problem is asthma.
Thousands of car accidents happen every day, and both drivers and passengers can suffer extreme injuries. In some cases, the people involved in the crash can walk away without a scratch while others end up in the hospital in critical condition. It is estimated that the medical bills associated with car accidents are $277 billion per year, and the long-term impact of the crashes can be devastating.
Abuse of any illicit drug is dangerous and unhealthy, but few are as destructive as heroin. Whether you have tried it once, or it is an addiction you cannot seem to escape, it is crucial that you seek help immediately. This addiction can destroy your relationships and your life.
A visit to the dentist tends to evoke strong emotions in many people. In addition to their concerns about pain and discomfort, they are also worried about the financial aspects. Although insurance can help, it may not cover all the procedures and exams you need at the dentist. In addition, there are still people who do not have dental insurance. If you suffer from frequent dental problems, then you are probably aware of the high cost of dental work.
The New Year is a time when people announce resolutions and work to create new habits. However, out of the 45 percent of the population that is estimated to make them, only around 8 percent actually achieve them. Even within the business travel world, there are plenty of resolutions and trends that people will set, as they make their way around the country and world in the name of business. There are some emerging trends for the New Year that will help keep travelers healthy as well as happy.
Will your home be one of those that unintentionally catches on fire this holiday season? Here is an informative video that shows how fires in the home happen and what you can do to avoid one this Christmas.
Emily Thornton is a college student who has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, and she recently shared her experience with the disease. Thornton’s invisible disability has created additional challenges for her at school. Her struggles reveal that colleges are still learning to accommodate students who have disabilities that are not clearly visible on the surface.
Although some apartments take a hostile stance when it comes to pet ownership, new studies show that pet ownership results in significant health benefits, so there may be cause to reevaluate pet policies. What exactly are the benefits of the cat in the corner, or a hound barking at passing neighbors? The benefits are numerous and range from lower blood pressure to lower anxiety.
The dreaded sunburn is hard to avoid in some cases. The onset can be so quick that you rarely see it coming. However, this does not take away from the severity of it. Not only is sunburn painful, with tight, hot skin giving way to peeling and blistering, but it is also bad for your long-term health. Even a single serious burn early on can double your lifetime risk of developing melanoma later in life.
If you want to boost your memory and learning skills as you age, a new study suggests that maintaining good quality sleep when you're younger can result in better cognitive functioning for up to 28 years as you age.
A new study reveals that several ingredients in detergents may be linked to fertility problems. The two chemicals, didecyl dimethylammonium chloride (DDAC) and alkyl dimethyl benzalkonium chloride (ADBAC), had a negative impact on the reproductive abilities of mice. Researchers believe these ingredients may also be affecting people and want to investigate fertility.