kids health

Study finds that hand-washing dishes could result in children developing fewer allergies

Study finds that hand-washing dishes could result in children developing fewer allergies

A new study has found that washing your dishes the old-fashioned way — by hand — could decrease the likelihood of children developing allergies. A team of Swedish researchers discovered that

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James Cameron & wife are at the helm of the first vegan grade school in the United States

James Cameron & wife are at the helm of the first vegan grade school in the United States

Oscar-winning directors probably aren’t the first people you think of when you hear about a vegan grade school, but James Cameron is good at surprising people. The director of Titanic and Avatar is

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Feeding peanut products to infants may actually reduce their risk of developing a peanut allergy

Feeding peanut products to infants may actually reduce their risk of developing a peanut allergy

If you pay attention to medical and health recommendations long enough, it’s pretty common to see one idea supported, then reviled, and then back to being in favor again. Theories about peanuts and

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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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Napping after age 2 may disturb a child’s nighttime sleep

Napping after age 2 may disturb a child’s nighttime sleep

Whether you consider them “terrible,” tantrum-y or not, the ages of two and three are intense times, fueled by lots of exciting developments and exploration. For parents of these pint-sized

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15 artists transform London Royal Children’s Hospital into a cheerful, colorful space to comfort kids

15 artists transform London Royal Children’s Hospital into a cheerful, colorful space to comfort kids

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Taiwan bans iPads for kids under age 2 and fines parents who don’t restrict electronics usage for kids under 18

Taiwan bans iPads for kids under age 2 and fines parents who don’t restrict electronics usage for kids under 18

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: screen time for kids has gotten out of control in this country. While the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no screen time for children

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7 heart healthy foods & how to incorporate them into your family’s diet

7 heart healthy foods & how to incorporate them into your family’s diet

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Oxford Junior Dictionary omits many nature words, removes “acorn” in favor of “broadband” in an alarming sign of the times

Oxford Junior Dictionary omits many nature words, removes “acorn” in favor of “broadband” in an alarming sign of the times

Oxford University’s latest Junior Dictionary has omitted numerous nature-related words pertaining to plant and animal species, including “acorn,” “blackberries,” and

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15 beneficial uses for coconut oil

15 beneficial uses for coconut oil

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MIT scientist links autism to Monsanto’s Roundup and predicts HALF of U.S. children will be autistic by 2025

MIT scientist links autism to Monsanto’s Roundup and predicts HALF of U.S. children will be autistic by 2025

MIT research scientist and author Stephanie Seneff has studied autism for almost a decade, and her recent presentation regarding rising autism rates included a dramatic and controversial prediction.

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Recycled rubber tires used in playgrounds may be linked to cancer

Recycled rubber tires used in playgrounds may be linked to cancer

Around 10-20 years ago, a new staple began appearing in playgrounds and playing fields around the country: scrapped and ground up used tires.  Originally touted as a great use for old tires, which would

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HOW TO: make homemade organic vapor rub

HOW TO: make homemade organic vapor rub

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Nearly half of children in Mexico are impacted by lead poisoining from pottery & at risk for serious health problems

Nearly half of children in Mexico are impacted by lead poisoining from pottery & at risk for serious health problems

If you were to travel to Mexico, you’d likely admire one of the beautiful, vibrant pottery pieces that the country’s artisans are famous for handcrafting. The bowls and vases may be pretty to

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School districts across America aim to ban antibiotic-laden chicken from the lunch menu

School districts across America aim to ban antibiotic-laden chicken from the lunch menu

Chicken served in school lunches in six of the nation’s largest cities (including New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles) will soon be missing a common ingredient in the poultry production world:

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CDC issues updated guidelines concluding health benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks

CDC issues updated guidelines concluding health benefits of circumcision outweigh the risks

Along with choosing the right crib and seeking out breastfeeding advice, parents-to-be of baby boys have another decision to make: whether or not to circumcise their son. According to the recently

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Health Care Providers are Pushing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Not Pills, to Help Kids Get Healthy

Health Care Providers are Pushing Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, Not Pills, to Help Kids Get Healthy

A New York City-based weight management and nutrition program for overweight and obese children is going back to the basics. Instead of pills, intense exercise regimes, and body shaming, the health care

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World’s First Vegetable Based Infant Formula is in the Works!

World’s First Vegetable Based Infant Formula is in the Works!

Breastfeeding is the ideal way to nourish your baby, but occasionally it becomes impossible due to allergies, inadequate milk supply, or other difficulties. Then the problem becomes what to feed baby

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