Head Injuries Growing In Girls Soccer Raises Concerns
Jun29

Head Injuries Growing In Girls Soccer Raises Concerns

It’s a fact: kids who grow up playing sports have higher grades, cleaner rooms, and a better sense of independence. Sports give children a responsibility that is theirs to manage. They learn how to live in a schedule, hone a skill, and work with others. But are those things enough to get parents to overlook the staggering injury statistics involved with sports? With the NFL’s investigation into head concussions and chronic traumatic...

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Do Bicycle Helmets Prevent Head Injuries?
Jun29

Do Bicycle Helmets Prevent Head Injuries?

Learning to ride a bike is a right of passage for many kids. Graduating from training wheels to riding a two-wheeler is an exciting step in childhood. But how safe is it for children to be riding bikes? Uncontrollable threats can create a dangerous atmosphere for children while bike riding. Cars, dogs, sharp rocks, and other children leaves room for a plethora of accidents waiting to happen. According to a study done in 2003, only 48%...

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Children with ADHD – What is the Risk of Brain Damage?
Jun15

Children with ADHD – What is the Risk of Brain Damage?

The desire of every good parent is for his or her child to have the same opportunity as the next kid.  But children are individuals – this individuality can create some unique difficulties.  For example, a child with dyslexia will probably never be a writer, despite their parent’s desire to give them the world.  This would seem like a pretty obvious deficit.  But are there other situations where a child with a unique set of problems...

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Remedies For Pain
May19

Remedies For Pain

Pain is common in those who have joint or muscle problems. It can also happen if we become too stiff due to lack of exercise or when we have to push ourselves to get into shape. Whatever the reason there are natural ways as well as medicines that can help pain. Voltarol This is an off the counter pain relief and is more for certain small areas of pain as it targets specific points in the body. It contains an anti-inflammatory that...

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Stay Active & Healthy & Prevent Obesity
Apr28

Stay Active & Healthy & Prevent Obesity

Obesity is extremely common now and so it is very important to find ways to prevent our bodies from becoming a haven for fat deposits (that can build around the organs when there is too much for the body to break down), high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes and heart conditions. Here are some tips to prevent obesity and stay healthy: 1) Exercise Exercise can not only increase our metabolism and help one to lose weight but it...

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Seasonal Allergies: How To Recognize & Treat Them
Apr21

Seasonal Allergies: How To Recognize & Treat Them

Ahhh! Spring is finally appearing across the country with warmer temperatures and an explosion of blooms. But for many people, this is a mixed bag if they suffer from allergies. How can you tell if you’re having an allergic reaction versus a cold or the flu? The symptoms are very similar: sneezing, itchy watery eyes, coughing and an excess of mucus production. Therein lies the difference – if you’re having an allergic...

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