Tag Archives: Kids

Study finds owning a puppy helps kids stay out of trouble

A new study has found that puppies can help children stay away from bad behaviour. The study, carried out by the University of Western Australia, shows that puppies can have beneficial effects on children’s social skills and help keep them out of trouble. UWA looked at the emotional wellbeing of over 1,600 children between the… Read More »

Asthma More Likely in Kids With Disabilities, Delays

FRIDAY, June 19, 2020 — Children with developmental disabilities or delays have an increased risk of asthma, a new study finds. “This research has shown that it’s not just clinicians or pediatricians that should be aware that children with disabilities and delays may also have other health problems. It’s also schools, after-school programs and other… Read More »

Trick-or-treating kids at increased risk of traffic fatality

(Reuters Health) – Traffic fatalities spike among children who are trick-or-treating on Halloween, particularly among kids ages four to eight, a new study shows. “There are things we can do to make things safer for kids and other pedestrians,” said the study’s lead author, Dr. John Staples of the University of British Columbia. “That includes… Read More »

6 kids dead, 12 sickened in viral outbreak at New Jersey pediatric center

An outbreak of a viral illness has killed six pediatric patients and sickened 12 others at a New Jersey rehabilitation facility as health officials continue to investigate the cause. The Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, located in Haskell, has been instructed by the state’s health department not to admit any new patients until the… Read More »

Sperm Counts Are Falling, and You Should Care Even If You Don't Want Kids

Avradeep and Emma met in 2010, when they were both in their early 30s and living in Bristol, England. Because they knew they wanted a family, they started trying to conceive just a year into their relationship. But after months of attempts: nothing. Concerned, they went to their doctor. Both had several blood tests; Avradeep… Read More »

The Clinician’s Guide to Anxiety Disorders in Kids & Teens

International anxiety expert and bestselling author Paul Foxman, PhD, utilizes his four decades of clinical experience to make the most comprehensive, hands-on guidebook available. This resource provides all the tools needed to assess and treat even the most severe cases of anxiety in today’s generation. -Downloadable assessments, worksheets & activities -Three step approach for stress… Read More »