Category Archives: Children’s Health

Six Basic Steps to Health and Longevity

The most basic of activities have a profound influence on our well-being. Yet it is these very basic activities that are often accorded second, third or last place in our daily lives. It is time to take a good hard look at our daily routines and re-learn the basics that are essential for health and […]

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Are you a Yin or Yang?

We’re constantly told that everything in our life needs balance – play vs. work, exercising vs. relaxing, veggies vs. chocolate and so on. But how important is that balance? As much as we’d all love to indulge in one thing more than another – usually something that’s more pleasurable and doesn’t require much effort – […]

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Flu Facts

By Sarah Wassner Flynn Each winter, the flu epidemic swoops down upon us, infecting more than 25 million Americans with the icky virus. The aches, pains, fever and chills are a sure-fire way to send you straight to bed, and sometimes even to the hospital. Since October is the ideal month to start fighting the […]

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Baby Asthma Risk reduced by avoiding C-Section

By Michael Kahn – Reuters Babies born by Caesarean section are more likely to develop asthma than children delivered naturally, Swiss researchers said on Tuesday. There has been conflicting evidence on the link between asthma and C-sections but the researchers said the number of children involved in their study and a long monitoring period strengthened […]

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Preventing SIDS Tragedies: Moving air, from a fan, is all you need to prevent SIDS?

By Irwan Lee CUTS RISK 94% – Ventilation could disperse carbon dioxide SIDS is the leading cause of 2,500 infants death aged 1 month to 1 year old annually , and the third leading cause of overall infant mortality in the United States , and deaths tend to peak in winter months. SIDS isn’t any […]

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SIDS … which babies are most at risk?

By Irwan Lee What is SIDS? SIDS, or a sudden and unexplained death of a baby younger than one year old, kills about 2,500 infants annually and is the leading cause of death in that age group, with 90 percent of cases in infants under 6 months and occurs most frequently during cold-weather months. SIDS […]

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