Increasingly, state governments are determining what treatments a child can and cannot have—regardless of parents’ wishes. Three shocking stories prove the point.
When talking to parents about managing fever in their children, physicians should emphasize that there's no need to normalize the child's temperature, researchers say.
The effects of a restricted elimination diet in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have mainly been investigated in selected subgroups of patients. We aimed to investigate whether there is a connection between diet and behaviour in an unselected group of children.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is increasing its nationwide monitoring of radiation as two states reported very low levels of radiation in milk.
Women who eat steak, rich in vitamin B-12, during the first three months of their pregnancy are up to eight times more likely to have babies who cry less, according to a new study published in the journal Early Human Development.
Dr. Joachim Mutter, author of one of the newest mercury studies, found evidence confirming that mercury in vaccines and other medical products could trigger autism. Another recent study observed that organic mercury is added to vaccines without sufficient safety testing, and warned that the use of mercury-containing Thimerosal is "potentially damaging the health of children."
This ground-breaking book of over 200,000 words (see Table of Contents below) is for the children, their parents, and for all health professionals who care for our young.
Lately there’s been a surge of disconcerting news regarding external factors that delay childhood development. New 3D games can sicken children and alter eyesight development, a standard American diet can lower IQs, and now there is telling evidence that insecticide use during pregnancy will cause the child’s IQ points to drop.
The father of a 29-year-old woman who was permanently injured as a young child by the DPT vaccine, a combination vaccine for diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and tetanus, says if he had to do it all over again, he would still get his daughter vaccinated.
A new study reveals an association between low vitamin D levels and respiratory problems in infants.