Children are more radio-sensitive than adults and children undergoing CT scans have triple the risk of leukemia and brain cancer after two or three CT scans according to a recent article in the Lancet.
Sometimes we writers wake up and read something that makes us want to turn into vengeful angels. In this case I want to swoop across the human landscape of idiots who would try to mislead people with their stupidity about radiation and its effects (or lack thereof).
Children in Fukushima Prefecture likely received thyroid gland doses of internal radiation, despite earlier government assurances that the levels of such doses were zero, according to an independent study.
Dozens of young children in Cambodia have died in recent months of what health authorities are claiming is some kind of mystery disease.
Many parents don't think twice about taking their children in for routine vaccinations, as they are an integral and heavily promoted part of the conventional medical system.
Childhood obesity is a worldwide epidemic with about 22 million children (under age 5) - overweight.
Toys are serious business especially around the holidays. The 2007 discovery that lead contamination in toys appears to be widespread had parents and grandparents in a panic.
High fructose corn syrup, a sweet and stable food additive popular in sweetened beverages and processed foods, has been accused of causing diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome and mental disturbances.
Recently, the Senate has taken up an issue that may actually benefit the general public – this time specifically, it’s regarding the mass medication that is omnipresent in everyone’s water supply, sodium fluoride.
When Tisha Gonzalez first met Rafael Hernandez, the elementary school student didn't care much for other kids.