Archive for the ‘Children’s Health’ Category

 

Hepatitis B Vaccine: What Parents Should Know

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by admin  |  No Comments »

One of the most important decisions that every new parent makes is whether or not their child should receive a vaccination. Regardless of what your stand is, it is highly recommended that you learn about the vaccine in question – especially its efficacy and risks – before giving it to your child. In the United […]

 
 

School Lunches Contain “Pink Slime”: Will You Let Your Child Eat Them?

Posted on April 13th, 2012 by author  |  1 Comment »

The “Mystery Meat” served in school cafeterias all over the world has always been the subject of jokes. But with recent developments, this should no longer be a laughing matter. The USDA, aiming to reduce its budget for the school lunch program, has ordered seven million pounds of Lean Beef Trimmings or “pink slime” from […]

 
 

Australian Parents Are “Forced” To Give ADHD Drugs to Their Children

Posted on February 3rd, 2012 by author  |  33 Comments »

Australian parents who refuse to give medication to children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be forced to give up their kids to child protection services. According to the draft guidelines created by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) expert working group: “Consideration should be given to the ability of the child/adolescent and […]