health & body

Is Lack of Recess Breaks Causing the Alarming Rise in ADHD Diagnoses Among Children?

Is Lack of Recess Breaks Causing the Alarming Rise in ADHD Diagnoses Among Children?

The stats are pretty staggering: as many as 11% of school-aged children in the country have been diagnosed with ADHD since 2011. 10,000 toddlers have also been diagnosed with and medicated for the same

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16 Essential Vegan Foods to Stock Up on to Switch Your Family to a Plant-Based Diet

16 Essential Vegan Foods to Stock Up on to Switch Your Family to a Plant-Based Diet

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Study Finds Babies Born to Healthy Mothers are Extremely Similar in Size Worldwide

Study Finds Babies Born to Healthy Mothers are Extremely Similar in Size Worldwide

In the past, researchers have suggested that ‘race’ and ‘ethnicity’ are the two factors most largely responsible for the vast differences in the size of babies born in different

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Babywearing Ballet Class Lets Moms Dance Their Way to Fitness with Baby on Board

Babywearing Ballet Class Lets Moms Dance Their Way to Fitness with Baby on Board

Ready to relax, spend time out of the house, and maybe even lose some baby weight? Yes? Well, if you live in Tustin, California, then Babywearing Ballet might be just what you need. Babywearing Ballet is

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New Bill Proposes Ban on Using Known Toxin BPA in Food Packaging

New Bill Proposes Ban on Using Known Toxin BPA in Food Packaging

Democrats in both chambers of Congress have introduced a bill that would ban Bisephenol-A, (BPA) from all food packaging. Reps. Lois Capps (Calif.) and Grace Meng (N.Y.), along with Sen. Ed Markey

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C-Sections Cause Genetic Changes in Babies that May Lead to Increased Risk of Cancer, Asthma & Diabetes in Later Life

C-Sections Cause Genetic Changes in Babies that May Lead to Increased Risk of Cancer, Asthma & Diabetes in Later Life

According to a new study, infants born via Cesarean section as opposed to vaginal birth, may experience epigenetic changes. Epigenetics are factors that can influence genetics. Basically, epigenetic

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10 Essential Items You Need to Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet – And How to Use Them

10 Essential Items You Need to Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet – And How to Use Them

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iPosture: A Syndrome on the Rise Among Kids Who Hunch Over Electronic Devices

iPosture: A Syndrome on the Rise Among Kids Who Hunch Over Electronic Devices

Think it’s perfectly alright for your child to hunch over an iPad or iPhone? Think again. According to Leigh Sheldrick, a chiropractor with seventeen years of experience, on an increasing basis,

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Scientists Discover Gene with Strong Link to Autism

Scientists Discover Gene with Strong Link to Autism

Over the years, in the quest to find out what, if any one thing causes Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), most researchers have been stumped. Now however, scientists from 13 institutions around the world,

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Infants Exposed to Dirt, Dander and Bacteria May Have Decreased Risks of Asthma and Allergies

Infants Exposed to Dirt, Dander and Bacteria May Have Decreased Risks of Asthma and Allergies

The idea that regular exposure to dirt, grime and the great outdoors in general is very healthy for kids is nothing new, but now a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded study goes one step

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7 Surprising Summer Remedies Sitting in Your Refrigerator

7 Surprising Summer Remedies Sitting in Your Refrigerator

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HOW-TO: Make Homemade Kid-friendly Insect Repellent Spray

HOW-TO: Make Homemade Kid-friendly Insect Repellent Spray

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Cyantraniliprole: A Highly Toxic New Pesticide is Coming Soon to the U.S. Food Supply

Cyantraniliprole: A Highly Toxic New Pesticide is Coming Soon to the U.S. Food Supply

Never one to shy away from poisoning the food supply, the United States government is all set to introduce yet another doozy of a pesticide into the American food supply. Cyantraniliprole, recently

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HOW TO: Make Homemade Sunburn Soother to Heal & Repair Your Skin

HOW TO: Make Homemade Sunburn Soother to Heal & Repair Your Skin

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6 Home Remedies for Your Child’s Sinus Infection

6 Home Remedies for Your Child’s Sinus Infection

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NuuNest is an Around-the-Clock App for All Your Newborn Needs

NuuNest is an Around-the-Clock App for All Your Newborn Needs

Even though people have been raising babies since the dawn of man — the little bundles of joy still remain a mystery in myriad ways. They arrive into the world a few weeks early or several days

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Largest Ever Comprehensive Review Shows No Link Between Vaccines and Autism

Largest Ever Comprehensive Review Shows No Link Between Vaccines and Autism

Though the ‘vaccines cause autism’ theory was debunked and referred to as an ‘elaborate fraud’ three years ago, there are still many who believe that vaccines are indeed linked to autism.

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HOW TO: Make a Soothing and Natural Diaper Wipe Solution

HOW TO: Make a Soothing and Natural Diaper Wipe Solution

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