Childrens Health

  Worried about your child’s health?  Take a look at these recommendations: 1) Bust that dust - According to the experts, frequent vacuuming, wet mopping and dusting with a damp cloth is the best way to limit exposure to toxins. "House dust is...
Newborn babies need a lot of parental help because they are simply too small to do anything on their own. However, as children grow, their dependency on parents gradually decreases. And, eventually, once the child reaches a certain age, they...
High quality preschool programs, both part-day and full-day, offer a number of benefits to both child and parent. Recent research has provided us with evidence that children attending full-day preschool programs may have an edge, though. Results show full-day...
Quality sleep is essential to our well being. It is especially important to our children— many of whom are still in critical stages of development. Sleep disturbances during these critical stages can have an impact on the health of their...
Nothing is more frustrating to a parent than when their child refuses to finish his or her dinner. Thankfully, a new study by Cornell University might help to clarify and relieve parents of this somewhat common dinnertime frustration. A combination of six...
Parents have the responsibility to make sure that their children are getting everything they need so that their little bodies will grow to be strong and healthy. However, the important fact that some parents are forgetting is that their child's brain...
This year's flu season is off to a slow but detectable start. And it appears to be a typical one that's likely to peak in January or February, a leading U.S. health official says. "We are starting to see a...
Classroom design can have a major impact on student achievement, a new study says. "For students to learn to their full potential, the classroom environment must be of minimum structural quality and contain cues signaling that all students are valued...
Carving pumpkins and trick-or-treating may seem like harmless fun, but Halloween injuries send many children to emergency rooms in the United States every year, experts say. Out of eight holidays, Halloween had the fifth highest number of ER visits involving...
High school football players are more likely to lose consciousness after concussions if they get hit at the top of the head compared to the sides, back or front, according to a new study. And nearly half of all concussions...