So, what are some of these therapies - first and foremost is diet. The Autism Research Institute has the DAN Protocol and diet and nutrition play a primary role.
A few days ago a hurried parent forgot a toddler in a car seat in the back seat of the car and returned only half an hour later to find her dead. Just how hot can a car get with the windows rolled up?
You have probably seen the famous cartoon commercials that tell the viewing audience that energy drink Red Bull gives them wings. But the American Academy of Pediatrics says that energy drinks really should be labeled "for adults only".
Until 1970's, it seemed that nearly every American child whose parents could afford the procedure had his or her tonsils taken out. In the twenty-first century, tonsillectomy is recommended much less often, but is still a very common operation.
It's a common observation among parents of children who have ADHD. Attention deficit disorders don't interfere with TV or video games.
A study published in the May 2011 edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reports that teenaged boys eat more after they play video games and less when they relax.
How often does your child pester you to take him to a fast- food joint only because he has seen in a television commercial showing the joint offering a giveaway toy along with the meal?
A consumer group has petitioned the government to ban artificial food dyes citing that they have been linked to hyperactivity in children. There is enough data available to prove that these artificial coloring agents can lead to a hyperactive behavior.
Friday 18 March 2011 the Tobacco Products Science Advisory Committee urged the US Food and Drug Administration to remove menthol cigarettes from the American market, due to their effects on children, African-Americans, and American Hispanics.
When parents place a hand on a child's forehead and feel fever, it's a natural impulse to go to the medicine cabinet and get the children's chewable Aspirin or children's Tylenol. But stopping fever may prolong a child's infection, experts say.