Last Updated: Jun 14th, 2012 - 05:47:44
Know the Difference Between Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
Learn the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke, it could save a life.
Jun 10, 2012, 11:35
Printable Allergy Cards for You and Your Children
A free service online allows you to print out a special allergy emergency card that alerts people to your special needs in case you can't speak for yourself.
May 20, 2011, 11:01
Lock Up Your Medicine
You may be a drug source for your children without knowing it. The CDC lists prescription drug abuse as the fastest-growing drug problem among 12-17 year olds. Lock up your medicine to be safe.
Apr 18, 2011, 08:00
Unique Tool Kit for Parents with Autistic Kids Transitioning Into Adults
Autism Speaks will offer the Transition Tool Kit free of charge. A standard version can be downloaded at Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit. Tool Kits customized by location are also available for families of adolescents and young adults and can be ordered by registering online. The Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit is modeled after the popular and acclaimed Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit for newly-diagnosed families.
Feb 3, 2011, 14:24
Should you swaddle your newborn, or is it something that could be harmful? That is the controversy...
Sep 3, 2010, 14:58
10 Table Tips for Small-Fry Suppers
If you are raising a toddler, then you need very few reminders of how it can be a real struggle to get your little one to eat a nutritious and balanced meal. Nutrition expert Christina Schmidt can help. She has spent some time in the trenches giving parents the guidance they need to turn their kitchens into mêlée-free toddler bistros. Here is a sampling of some of her tried and true tips:
Dec 28, 2009, 17:37
Change Your Child's Eating Habits for the Better
If you're the parent of a toddler you might want to focus your annual fresh start on something that really matters: your little one's diet.
Dec 28, 2009, 16:45
Five Worst Holiday Foods For Fresh Breath
The holidays mean lots of socializing, so how can you keep your breath smelling fresh even though your social calendar and you’re your eating habits have become joined at the hip. Dr. Harold Katz, “Dentist to the Stars,” says one of the keys is to avoid eating certain holiday dishes that can cause breath bad enough to strip the varnish off a foot locker.
Dec 24, 2009, 21:15
Sun Care for Kids During Summer
As you gear up to head outdoors for your favorite family activities during the summer, like camp, sports, and swimming, there are a few important facts parents should know to help protect their kids outdoors.
Jun 30, 2009, 13:01
Bird flu Virus remains infectious up to 600 days in municipal landfills
Amid concerns about a pandemic of swine flu, researchers from Nebraska report for the first time that poultry carcasses infected with another threat — the “bird flu” virus — can remain infectious in municipal landfills for almost 2 years.
May 27, 2009, 13:34
Nanotechnology and Our Health
While there is no conclusive evidence that nanomaterials are either unsafe or not, health advocates worry that we’re already putting them on our bodies and ingesting them as if they’d been thoroughly tested and proven safe.
May 16, 2009, 10:16
The Role of Vision in Children’s Performance
“Healthy Eyes for Peak Performance” Brochure Offers Parents and Caregivers Advice, Insight on the Role of Vision in Children’s Performance.
May 13, 2009, 21:04
Healthy Tasty Popcorn Snack
For people looking for a filling and guilt-free snack, popcorn is a safe bet. At 24 calories per cup, you can have five cups of air-popped popcorn for under 130 calories.
May 5, 2009, 23:02
Autism and the Environment
What’s going on with all the cases of autism cropping up and no one seems to know why? It stands to reason it must be something (or some things) environmental, yet every study allegedly turns up no conclusion...
Apr 6, 2009, 22:34
Lose Weight with Diet.com
Get back on track with your weight with the help of Diet.com. They have meal and fitness tracking, tips from leading experts, a workout builder, weight loss challenges, more than 1,000+ FREE recipes and a free weekly newsletter.
Jan 11, 2009, 09:31
Weight Watchers Momentum Diet Plan for a Healthier You
Weight Watchers® Meetings & Weight Watchers Online! Lose weight. Get healthy. Stick with it!
Jan 10, 2009, 14:51
Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
There is a form of breast cancer, Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC), that does not present with a lump of any sort. Please take a moment to learn about this other breast cancer which is just starting to be identified.
Oct 8, 2008, 13:26
Taking Medication? Keep Away From Fruit Juices.
Scientists and consumers have known for years that grapefruit juice can increase the absorption of certain drugs — with the potential for turning normal doses into toxic overdoses. Now, the researcher who first identified this interaction is reporting new evidence that grapefruit and other common fruit juices, including orange and apple, can do the opposite effect by substantially decreasing the absorption of other drugs, potentially wiping out their beneficial effects.
Sep 3, 2008, 13:42
Skin Cancer Stinks
Chemists are reporting the first identification of a specific “odor profile” for skin cancer, a discovery that could form the basis of a rapid, non-invasive test for diagnosing the most common type of cancer in the United States.
Aug 20, 2008, 23:28
Female Heart Attacks - They are different. Know the warnings.
Female heart attacks do not present the same way that they do in men. Women rarely have the same dramatic
symptoms that men have when experiencing heart attack .. This article shows one of the ways it may present itself. Please read it and let other women know as well.
Aug 11, 2008, 10:47