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7 Kid-Friendly Vegetarian Alternatives to PB & J

7 Kid-Friendly Vegetarian Alternatives to PB & J

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Schools are Swapping Blacktop for Nature to Immerse Children in Living Environments During Recess

Schools are Swapping Blacktop for Nature to Immerse Children in Living Environments During Recess

Inspired by new research that shows contact with nature may be as important for children as good nutrition and sleep, schools across America, from Arizona to Pennsylvania are replacing boring pavement and

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Autism is Four Times More Likely in Babies Born to Mothers with Weakened Thyroid

Autism is Four Times More Likely in Babies Born to Mothers with Weakened Thyroid

A study published in the Annals of Neurology by a team of researchers from the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute and Erasmus Medical Center finds that women who are not able to make enough thyroid

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Autism is Linked to Induced and Augmented Labor

Autism is Linked to Induced and Augmented Labor

Researchers from Duke University have recently published a study that suggests that autism could be linked to labor induction or augmentation. The findings state that children born to mothers who induce

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6 Natural Remedies to Alleviate Your Child’s Ear Infection

6 Natural Remedies to Alleviate Your Child’s Ear Infection

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Have a Ball! Cleverly Designed Balls and Ball Decor with Wow Factor

Have a Ball! Cleverly Designed Balls and Ball Decor with Wow Factor

Are you having a ball this summer? We are… literally! You won’t believe all of the wow-worthy derivations of the ever-popular ball that we have rounded-up. Designer Hugh Hayden made a cheery,

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9 Year-Old Girl Creates Make a Stand Lemon-aid & Donates Half of Profits to Help End Child Slavery

9 Year-Old Girl Creates Make a Stand Lemon-aid & Donates Half of Profits to Help End Child Slavery

Make a Stand is an enthralling idea, turned company, created by then eight-year-old, Vivienne Harr. One day Harr saw a picture of two little boys with giant rocks strapped to their heads. When she asked

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Children’s Cancer Center Administers Chemotherapy As “Superformula” to Bring Hope to Young Patients

Children’s Cancer Center Administers Chemotherapy As “Superformula” to Bring Hope to Young Patients

Battling cancer requires the strength and resilience of a superhero. For patients of any age, undergoing chemotherapy is a harrowing ordeal that leaves the body feeling weak and ravaged. With this in

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FDA Warns Pregnant Women That Magnesium Sulfate May Cause Bone Abnormalities in Babies

FDA Warns Pregnant Women That Magnesium Sulfate May Cause Bone Abnormalities in Babies

About one in every ten babies in the United States is born preterm, meaning that labor starts before week 37 of a woman’s pregnancy. Magnesium sulfate has previously been used as an off-label

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Young Boy Beautifully Explains Why People Should Not Eat Animals in Poignant Video

Young Boy Beautifully Explains Why People Should Not Eat Animals in Poignant Video

Mealtime can be a challenge for any parent dealing with a picky eater — but for one young boy, what he puts in his mouth isn’t so much about being picky, it’s about being humane.

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Child Abuse Prevention Ad Delivers Secret Message Only Kids Can See

Child Abuse Prevention Ad Delivers Secret Message Only Kids Can See

According to Compassion International, an estimated 300 million children worldwide are subjected to violence, exploitation and abuse each year. 40 million of these children are under the age of 15.

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Does Your Child Have Nature Deficit Disorder?

Does Your Child Have Nature Deficit Disorder?

Remember the good old days, when your mom told you to go outside to play all day and just to be sure to come home when the streetlights came on? Yeah, me neither (nor do most of my friends). But my

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More Trees Equal Healthier Babies and Kids

More Trees Equal Healthier Babies and Kids

In Portland, Oregon trees flock city streets and neighborhoods like nowhere else, which may be a significant boon to our city’s youngest residents. According to a fascinating study, pregnant women

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Why a Gluten-Free Casein-Free Diet May Help Improve Symptoms Associated with Autism

Why a Gluten-Free Casein-Free Diet May Help Improve Symptoms Associated with Autism

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NAO the Humanoid Robot Therapist is Working Wonders With Autistic Children

NAO the Humanoid Robot Therapist is Working Wonders With Autistic Children

Meet NAO, a humanoid robot therapist who’s making amazing headway with treating children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). This friendly little robot is capturing attention worldwide, and

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The Lullaby Factory Soothes Young Patients with Music in a London Children’s Hospital

The Lullaby Factory Soothes Young Patients with Music in a London Children’s Hospital

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Top 10 Chemicals Most Likely to Cause Autism and Other Learning Disorders

Top 10 Chemicals Most Likely to Cause Autism and Other Learning Disorders

April is National Autism Awareness Month, and today is World Autism Day. A recent survey finds that 1 in 50 children in America between the ages of 6 and 17 is on the autism spectrum — which is an

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GUIDE: 7 Tips on Choosing the Best Pediatrician for Your Child

GUIDE: 7 Tips on Choosing the Best Pediatrician for Your Child

If you’re a first time parent, choosing the best pediatrician for your baby can be a daunting endeavor. As an expecting parent, you should begin the search for your child’s doctor at around

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