Quantcast
ADVERTISEMENT

 
Archives for Children's Health

3 Tips on How to Keep Your Kid Healthy

by Editorial Team November 28th, 2017 | Children's Health
It is estimated that over forty million children in the world are obese or overweight. The World Health Organization regularly publishes studies and analyses of these issues. During the past decade or so, we’ve seen an incredible rise in childhood obesity, and in most cases, it is due to unhealthy lifestyles.

It goes without saying that most parents are focused on putting food on the table, which is to say that they are stressed enough at their job and with their own routines. Nevertheless, since the feeding habits of Americans and the rest of the world have changed drastically in
Read More

Armor Up for the Allergy Battle

by Editorial Team July 26th, 2017 | Children's Health
The air that you filter through your home matters more than you know. Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a huge factor in the health of your children. Nasal allergies affect kids at a young age. The allergens in your home can make your child suffer needlessly. That’s why you must prioritize IAQ. Until you do, the air that circulates in your home will aggravate your child’s condition. It could even trigger an asthma attack or worse.

How much should you worry about this situation? Research suggests that people spend 90 percent of their lives indoors. No matter how much
Read More

Keeping Your Baby Healthy and Happy on a Budget

by Editorial Team March 29th, 2017 | Children's Health
Because most of us new parents are doing the very best that we can do with the limited resources that we have, it is important that we are doing as much as we can to find new ways to save money all of the time. If you are focused on saving money and raising a happy and healthy family, however, you need to make sure that you are not sacrificing health and happiness just so that you can save a buck or two. At the same time, if you want to get high quality baby gear that creates the optimal
Read More

Children’s Diets During American Heart Month

by Joe Lawrence March 30th, 2014 | Children's Health, Health Observance
February is American Heart Month where we need to highlight the heart disease requiring research and those that we already know how to prevent with proper care. Adults, for the most part, know what needs to be done to make a difference. However, when it comes to our children we often ignore the truths, especially when it comes to their diets.

There are very few, if any, people on this planet who wouldn't argue that fast food is terrible for heart health. Why then, do we allow them to eat fast food two to three times per week? On any
Read More

Styes on the Eyes

by Tom Seman MD FAAP January 14th, 2014 | Children's Health, Pediatrician on Call
My son gets styes on his eyes frequently. Could there be an underlying condition, or is this something that I really shouldn't worry a lot about? Also, is there anything special I can do to treat them at home?

They say that eyes are the windows to the soul. Unfortunately something so important that is used continuously is often prone to minor problems. One of the most common is a stye. A stye, also known as a hordeolum (pronounced "hor-dee-OH-lum"), is a red sore lump near the edge of the eyelid due to an infection of the eyelash follicle. Sometimes
Read More
All health and medical information is provided for educational purposes and is not meant to replace the medical advice or treatment of your healthcare professional.