Kids

Autism is not just a brain disorder

Autism is not just a brain disorder

Autism is not just a brain disorder Autism is not just a brain disorder, according to new research from the journal Cell. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders. This disorder is characterized by social impairments, trouble with communication, and restricted, repetitive stereotyped patterns of behavior. […]

by June 15, 2016
Too much folate during pregnancy increases autism risk

Too much folate during pregnancy increases autism risk

Too much folate during pregnancy increases autism risk Too much folate during pregnancy increases autism risk, according to new research from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Women who are planning on becoming pregnant are usually advised to have good amounts of folate in the diet. However, the researchers […]

by May 18, 2016
FDA is banning underage e-cigarette sales

FDA is banning underage e-cigarette sales

FDA is banning underage e-cigarette sales The FDA is banning underage e-cigarette sales, according to a new statement. The agency recently announced that they will prohibit sales of e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah tobacco to anyone under the age of 18. This ban is to prevent children and youth from using […]

by May 12, 2016
Pesticide spraying is linked to autism

Pesticide spraying is linked to autism

Pesticide spraying is linked to autism Pesticide spraying is linked to autism, according to new research to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders. This disorder is characterized by social impairments, trouble with communication, and restricted, repetitive […]

by May 4, 2016
Children are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods

Children are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods

Children are being poisoned by laundry detergent pods, according to a new study. These pods are becoming a rising safety concern for kids, as thousands are being poisoned every year. The study from the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus included over 60,000 children under 6 years old. […]

by April 27, 2016
60,000 kids are poisoned every year by this

60,000 kids are poisoned every year by this

60,000 kids are poisoned every year by this, and nobody talks about it: medication poisonings. “As physicians become more reliant on prescribing medications to treat illness instead of advocating preventive measures, more of our children are suffering from accidental medication poisonings,” Dr. Mercola, a leading physician and health expert explains. […]

by April 14, 2016
FDA recommends reducing arsenic in infant rice cereal

FDA recommends reducing arsenic in infant rice cereal

FDA recommends reducing arsenic in infant rice cereal The FDA recommends reducing arsenic in infant rice cereal, according to a new announcement last Friday. Infant rice cereal is one of the biggest causes of arsenic exposure in infants, the FDA said. Arsenic can get into rice from fertilizers and pesticides. […]

by April 8, 2016
Kids’ fruit drinks and juices contain a day’s worth of sugar

Kids’ fruit drinks and juices contain a day’s worth of sugar

Kids’ fruit drinks and juices contain a day’s worth of sugar, according to a new British study. Pamela Koch, executive director of the nutrition program at Teachers College, Columbia University, in New York City was not surprised by the findings. “I believe the results would be very similar if this […]

by April 1, 2016