Health Concerns for Kids
Children can be a handful and worrying about their health is just part of the job. For some parents, weight and drugs are on the top of that worry list - what's on the top of yours?
Green Spaces are Good Places for ADHD Play
What if there were a healthy, low-cost, easy-access way to manage attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in youngsters? There is - outdoors.
Planet Health Helps Prevent Eating Disorders
Prevention methods for the obesity epidemic are well underway. But, sometimes these techniques can be too forward and have negative side effects like children developing eating disorders.
Four Loko At It Again
Caffeinated alcoholic drinks have created quite the stir and definitely not the good kind. Teens are now ending up in the emergency room from drinking too many of these types of drinks.
Happy Comfort Food
What do you do when you’re in the dumps? Some turn to buckets of ice cream for comfort. It just seems to take all troubles away. Maybe it really does!
Reducing Risks Could Cut Alzheimer's
Moderate lifestyle changes may seem small, but they can provide large returns in better health. Exercising and smoking cessation are among modifiable changes capable of reducing risk of Alzheimer's disease.
It's Dinner Time With the Family
Once children hit teen years, it’s difficult to get the entire family around the table. It’s worth the effort, though, as serious problems can arise by abandoning the "Walton Family" style.
Overweight kids develop more psoriasis
Overweight children have a significantly higher prevalence of psoriasis - and they are also at higher risk for heart disease that starts in childhood with higher cholesterol levels.
Weight Loss Improves Sleep Apnea
A strong correlation between sleep apnea and obesity suggests that losing weight could have a tremendous effect on improving sleep disorders. While not all sleep apnea sufferers are overweight, the majority are.
Tipsy Driving is Still Drunk Driving
The blood-alcohol limit in the U.S. is 0.08, which is significantly higher than any other country. What do they know that we don’t? Are our limits too high?