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Physical activity provides many benefits that can positively affect children’s health, their mental and social well-being, and their performance in the classroom. It can greatly benefit children’s health. Since the early 1970s, average weight has been steadily increasing among children from all socioeconomic levels, racial and ethnic groups and regions of the country. The increase in childhood overweight has been accompanied by higher levels of weight-related conditions such as Type

Infographic : Complications of Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity has become common. It is dangerous because the children will get many complications. Childhood obesity has both immediate and long-term effects on health and well-being. Immediate health effects: Obese youth are more likely to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease, such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure. In a population-based sample of 5- to 17-year-olds, 70% of obese youth had at least one risk factor for cardiovascular

How safe is your child's milk bottle?

The U.S. National Toxicology Program issued a report that the chemical known as bisphenol A (BPA) may cause hormone-related problems, including early puberty in children and cancer tumors.BPA Chemical substances commonly found in baby bottles. It become worse when a bottle of water used for drinking during pregnancy also contain this chemical. There are concerns over its exposure to BPA can affect the unborn child both in terms of neurological

What is Shaken Baby Syndrome

Shaken baby syndrome (SBS) is a form of child abuse by shaking a baby that will result in brain and head injury. It may strike inside skull leading to bleeding and bruising that cause subdural haemorrhage. The syndrome can occur even less than 5 second shaking. Most injury effect to children age below 2 years and many cases victims are boys.   Parents not aware that they abuse their baby

Examination of the newborn

What examination undergo by your baby Your baby will undergo some research and investigation in a few hours of his life he lead off. The first is the Apgar score, given seminit after birth, then five minutes away afterwards. These exams are researching whether your baby has problems that require urgent medical support. Most babies are advisory, or just need to be considered for an instant time. If intervention is

Kid eye exam

  UV radiation from the sun can damage your child’s eyes. Disclosure under the direct UV radiation can cause serious eye diseases including macular blindness and the leading cause of  impairment to blindness. The child is at risk of negative effects of UV radiation because most of them do not know to protect their eyes. As a result, the damage occurred in their eyes at a young age. Here are