Kids make better choices when they arenít swayed by enticing smell, appearance of less-nutritious fare.
Source: JAMA Pediatrics
A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association reminds physicians and people with congenital heart disease that regular physical activity is still important and should be promoted.
Source: American Heart Association
Many young teens with type 1 diabetes don't follow the recommended nutritional guidelines for dietary fat, carbohydrate, and fiber.
Source: Pediatric Endocrine Society
A new drug reverses graying hair and works as a vitiligo treatment. The rare skin pigmentation disease works similarly to the aging process in hair follicles.
Source: The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
It's tempting for us parents who have dodged the food allergy bullet to dismiss this issue as "someone else's problem." Isn't it hard enough to meet our own kids' needs without worrying about someone else's? Why should we be inconvenienced by nut-free play spaces, daycares or schools just because someone else's child has an allergy?
Source: US News