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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
The Role of Diet in Autism A pilot study of autistic children studied the effects of removing gluten from their diet (Autism, 1999; 3: 45-69). In the study, once gluten containing foods were eliminated, a majority of children s ...
Aug 27 2007 5:29am
I remember taking Mickie off Casein and Gluten when he was five. It can be safely done, ju ... more
Nov 28 2008 10:42pm
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
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
Obesity in Children Leads to Early Signs of Heart Disease Researchers say that children who are obese or at risk of obesity show early signs of heart disease, much like obese adults with heart disease. Today, childhood obesity is a major epidemic in the U. ...
Oct 30 2007 12:12pm
Book explains mom's plastic surgery to children here's a book due to be released on Mother's Day called "My Beautiful Mommy," created to help children understand their mother's plastic surgery. Click on the link above to read the article. I'd love ...
Apr 18 2008 6:26pm
How do we then teach our daughters about self esteem and true self worth? "Cut it away a ... more
Jun 20 2008 6:52pm