Kids Health

Getting kids ready for the new school year

(HealthDay)—There are a number of things you can do to ensure your kids have a smooth start to the new school year. Don’t wait until the first day of class to seek help. Schools are open over the summer to address any concerns you or your child might have, and the best time to get […]

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How the Buddha gained enlightenment

Young Siddhartha renounced all worldly things in search of the ultimate truth and enlightenment, going on to become one of the world’s greatest religious leaders—Gautama Buddha. By Sonia Mehta After wandering around for days and nights, Gautama found himself near a large peepul tree. Something about the tree called out to him. He made a […]

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Counseling needed for pediatric patients with impaired fertility

(HealthDay)—Counseling about impaired fertility and sexual function for at-risk pediatric populations in developmentally appropriate ways is essential, according to a clinical report published in the August issue of Pediatrics. Leena Nahata, M.D., from The Ohio State University in Columbus, and colleagues reviewed evidence and considerations for providers related to information sharing about impaired fertility and […]

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Can overfeeding crying babies make them obese as adults?

New mothers and an expert talk about whether feeding a child each time he or she cries is healthy. By Disha Roy Choudhury How often have you resorted to your comfort food just because you are stressed or upset about something or ended up overeating on occasions? If you are among those constantly fighting the […]