Importance of Brain Injury Prevention

Importance of Brain Injury Prevention Brain injury is a common problem with young children, but a problem that can be avoided with a few preventative measures from parents. Brain injuries can be caused by trampoline accidents when children land on their head or neck, sports injuries are another common area that can result in brain… Read more »

Uncommon Poisons in the Home

Uncommon Poisons in the Home We’re well aware of the most common types of poisons that may be lurking in the cupboards in our homes: Cleaning products Pesticides Automotive products like windshield washer fluid and antifreeze Insect repellants Animal products like flea and tick killers Swimming pool chemicals Mold and mildew killing products Health and… Read more »

Early riser vs. nighthawk: Who’s better off?

Early riser vs. nighthawk: Who’s better off? Are you the early bird who gets the worm, or a night owl burning the midnight oil? The answer may have an impact on your health—and even your career. One study cited in U.S. News & World Report found that teens who are early to bed and early… Read more »

Indoor Air Dangers to Kids

Indoor Air Dangers to Kids Many people think of air pollution as only being a problem when you step outside. But the fact is, it can be just as big of a problem inside your home. Many normal household products emit volatile organic compounds or VOCs that can cause problems like headaches, rashes, nausea and… Read more »

Inadequate ADHD care for kids

Inadequate ADHD care for kids Children with ADHD are getting inadequate care from many pediatricians, according to a new study. A general failure to assess their symptoms thoroughly is a primary issue, as well as an over-reliance on the prescription of drugs. Around nine out of ten kids diagnosed with the disorder are on medication,… Read more »