- July 1st, 2012
Researchers at Mount Sinai Children’s Environmental Health Center have found the top ten toxic chemicals that are suspected to cause autism and learning disabilities in infants and children. The chemicals are:
4. Organophosphate pesticides
- July 1st, 2012
While it is well known that synthetic dyes negatively impact the behavior of children who already have short attention spans and are generally hyperactive, it’s not only children with ADHD who benefit from a “clean” diet.
- April 1st, 2012
For decades, we’ve been told by our federal health agencies that autism is a mystery. They don’t know what causes it, they don’t know how to treat it. They don’t even know if the increase in diagnoses is real.Finding answers for our children.By Wendy Fournier, National Autism Association President
- September 1st, 2010
Life has improved significantly since 1975, the year Captain & Tennille topped the charts and super-curly perms and pantsuits were everywhere. The US has made tremendous advances in scientific research and medicine (and, as many would argue, in fashion and music, too).
Think your kids are better off than you were? Think again. Half of American children now suffer from chronic illnesses that can be traced to technology overload, processed foods, sedentary lifestyles, and stress. We give parents easy solutions to overcome today's health pitfalls.By Sarah Tuff
- April 1st, 2008
New research published in the journal Pediatrics found that eczema is on the rise in children. To calm the dry, itchy patches of skin and frequent rashes that can result from this condition:
1. Get your child to drink more water, since well-hydrated skin itches less. As a rule, kids should get an ounce of fluid per pound of body weight per day.
By Meghan Rabbitt