Want to raise healthy and smart children? Then don't allow them to be couch potatoes. Exercise, it turns out, does more than benefit the body and overall health -- physical fitness builds smarter brains in youngsters, too.
Children who eat three or more hamburgers a week may be more likely to develop asthma than children who eat fewer burgers, according to a study published in the journal Thorax.
New findings by researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health reveal that X-rays can significantly increase children's risk of developing leukemia.
An epidemic of autism appears to be underway in the United States. According to several respected leaders in child and adult nutrition from across the United States
Dr. Keith Scott-Mumby recently wrote an opinionated piece that deserves a stiff response from me. His newsletter was titled, “Autism, The Misery and Uncertainty Continues.” He writes arrogantly,
Daily supplements of a probiotic may reduce the incidence of respiratory illness for infants during their first eight months of life, says a new study.
The biggest news about the Child Nutrition Act pending in Congress isn't increased funding, or more vegetables and whole grains in school meals. The reason we need this bill passed now is to save children from government standards that are destroying kids' health.
live in one of the most walkable communities in the United States. That's not just my opinion -- my neighborhood of Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, rates a 100 on the Walk Score tool.
Exposure to pesticides may be one of the causes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study conducted by researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and published in the Journal of Pediatrics.
Researchers in Greece are urging mothers to exclusively breastfeed their babies for at least the first six months of their lives, based on new research findings.