development

Women Working With Solvents At Higher Risk Of Having Children With Autism

Autism has surged over the last 20 years with now affects 1 in 68 children in the United States. In 2000, autism affected about one in every 150 US children. Four years later that number jumped to one in 59 kids. The biggest puzzle is that its causes are unknown and its risk factors many and...
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Group Warns Of Kids Sitting In "W" Position Beyond Two Years Old

Doctors are warning parents that a popular child sitting position can be hazardous to their physical health. The Pediatric Therapy Center says children who continue to sit in the "W" position, where their shins, calves and feet extend outward from the knee, after their 2nd birthday may not properly...
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Health Experts Revise Screen Times For Children

It's a fact of life that we're viewing electronic screens more than ever and there's a good chance we'll see more as time goes on. It's a growing concern for health professionals in particular how much time our kids are staring into video screens. A comprehensive study of 4,500 children conducted...
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Arrested Development Is Back For Another Season

What is old is new again in the world of entertainment. With NBC announcing the return of American Idol last week and ABC announcing the return of Roseanne this week. Netflix confirmed that it will bring back Arrested Development for a 5th season after its success with a 4th season back in 2013...
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Licorice Warning For Expectant Mothers

Mothers-to-be should be careful of eating too much licorice while pregnant. The candy that millions love, which is also a supplement for digestion health and more recently used in weight loss supplements, can cause developmental problems in children. Researchers from the University of Helsinki in...
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Flu Shots For Dogs

Flu shots have been around for a while for humans and soon, you’ll may be able to get one for your dog too. Two new vaccines have been developed for dog flu, which is just as common to dogs are the human flu is to us. The vaccine has proven to protect mice from being infected with H3N8 influenza, a...
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Noise Can Pack On Extra Pounds

Noise is everywhere and according to the World Health Organization, noise pollution is one of the most pressing threats to public health, second only to air pollution, and responsible for a range of conditions from stress, restless nights, development delays in children and even heart disease and...
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