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Another walking-volunteer idea I was just at a holiday party with my in-laws and one of them works and does volunteer work at several hospices. She was expressing remorse for diving into the myriad of sweet treats, but she was ve ...
Dec 22 2007 10:51pm
Major Depressive Disorder I am a person, a unique complex individual. My diagnosis does not define who I am. It only describes some of the things that I experience. Major depressive disorder is one way to describe how I feel ...
Aug 23 2008 12:33pm
Thank you jackie.  I really appreciate your comment. more
Jan 12 2010 8:04am
Good News for Malawian Children Children suffering from malnutrition in Malawi may benefit from a new enriched peanut-butter mixture. About 70 percent of children in Malawi suffer from malnutrition, and 13 percent die from it befo ...
Sep 12 2007 9:05am
Tell me about taking my young child to hospital. What are some tips for taking a young child to the hospital?
Aug 22 2008 6:28pm
... If you and your child need to go to the hospital, reassure your child and explain tha ... more
Aug 22 2008 6:28pm
Diabetes in children Recent media reports have suggested that children's diabetes is sometimes not recognized until complications develop. Many children are being admitted ...
Aug 22 2008 6:28pm
BMI Calculator for Children Body Mass Index (BMI)  can be used to indicate wether you are overweight, obese, underweight or normal. It is a number calculated from a child's weight and height,  the formula is the same for ...
Jul 11 2009 2:44am
Children's Illness Increases with Family-Related Stress You might think stress is a major factor only in the lives of adults, but a new study from the University of Rochester, NY, asserts that stress and illness go hand in hand among young children. Accord ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Study Shows Impact of Parents' Habits on Children A fascinating study published in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine in September of 2005 draws some notable conclusions about the perception in preschoolers of their parents’ drinking ...
Sep 01 2007 7:56pm
Fluoride in well water associated with low IQ scores in children The results from a 2007 study in China’s Shanxi province show that excess fluoride exposure can result in lower scores in intelligence tests. A total of 524 children were examined for intellectual f ...
May 27 2008 4:12am
University Study Compares Organic and Conventional Diets in Children A 2007 study by the University of Washington compared the pesticide levels of children of eating organic food vs. a conventional diet. Researchers found that kids who ate a conventional diet had as ...
Dec 11 2007 8:23am
By the way - in case you want to read the whole story, here's the source: http://www.msnbc ... more
Dec 11 2007 8:24am