Getting too much sugar each day could be disastrous for your child's health. The American Heart Association has set some new guidelines to make it simple for parents to know how much sugar is just too much.
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Results of a new study suggest that vitamin D supplements may do more than help infants and toddlers develop strong bones. Now experts have found that vitamin D may help prevent overweight toddlers, an important discovery given the increasing rate of obesity.
The Pima Indians in the United States have the highest prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the world and extremely high obesity rates as well. For more than 30 years, one Arizona nun has been trying to change these serious health issues among Pima Indian children.
Mindful eating is one important way to lose weight. Eating food for the sake of satisfying our appetite versus eating when we are hungry can lead to weight gain and thwart weight loss attempts. A new pilot study shows mindfulness based eating can also help overweight and obese children.
We’ve all experienced the occasional red eye imaging during a photo shoot, but have you ever noticed a white eye imaging? If so, then you may want to pay a visit to an eye specialist to find out if that unnatural eye image could be a potential eye cancer.
It’s well known that people from Japan live longer with fewer health issues. Okinawan people have long been studied to understand why they have longer life expectancies. Japan is considered a blue zone and like people in other areas of the world who live longer and without the diseases that plague Americans, they have certain health practices that ensure better health. According to a recent study, the Japanese people have the longest life expectancy on the planet while Americans aren’t even in the top 10. 
Make this an allergen-safe Halloween this month with these recent treat recommendations to help protect youngster monsters from a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction.
Typically, a child’s first teeth come in around the six month mark. However, there are cases in which a baby’s teeth erupt earlier, and some can come in immediately after birth. The signs and symptoms of your child’s first teeth include lack of appetite, drooling, irritability and sleep issues. In addition, they may have sore or itchy gums and swelling gums that may cause them to try to bite everything. You can sometimes feel the new teeth by running your fingers gently along your baby’s gums. If you feel any unusual hardness along the gum line, then it could indicate an incoming tooth.
Oxytocin, which is released during labor and nursing, can help turn on the maternal instinct and motivate women to soothe a crying baby, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Indiana University.
A new study has found that bullying may be more detrimental to children's mental health than abuse by an adult.
Girls who are on the milder end of the autism spectrum tend to be diagnosed later than boys, a new study has found. The difference in age at the time of diagnosis may be attributed to the fact that girls with mild autism exhibit less severe symptoms.
A new study has found evidence that reading to young children is associated with differences in brain activity that support early reading skills.
Watching one hour of TV a day can boost young children’s risk of being overweight and obese, according to new research.
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.
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.