Health News

How to get your kids to exercise without them realising

The school holidays start today – and it can be hard to know how to keep your kids active, entertained and away from their beloved screens. The summer holidays means six empty weeks are stretching out before you – it’s the perfect opportunity to get your children moving – if you can convince them. Exercise […]

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How to help when your child weighs too much

(HealthDay)—Seventeen percent of American children and teens are obese and a nearly equal number are overweight, and those who are taunted about their weight tend to gain even more in response, according to a study from the U.S. National Institutes of Health. What’s even worse, excess weight puts youngsters at risk for lifelong health problems. […]

Kids Health

The Coast Guard Will Now Ship Your Breast Milk

If you’ve ever breastfed a newborn babe, you know it is hard work. From supply and latch issues to discomfort and pain, breastfeeding can be super challenging — and returning to work only complicates the matter. But one employer is hoping to make the transition a bit easier. The U.S. Coast Guard will now cover the cost […]

Kids Health

Is Your Teen Sexting?

We’ll just cut straight to the chase: Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch want you to believe that consensual sexting is a normal developmental milestone for teens. In a new research paper released this week, they also argue that sharing nude pics and sexy videos is all part of “healthy relating” for teens […]

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DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: When it’s good to neglect your child

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: When it’s good to neglect your child and why mollycoddling them stops them coping with life Our obsession with cleanliness is making our children sick. It seems a paradox, doesn’t it, that in an attempt to keep youngsters healthy by eliminating germs, we’re making them ill? Research this week showed […]

Pet Care

Summer Fun with Your Furry Friends!

As the weather continue to get nicer this summer, you may find yourself wanting to be outside as much as possible with your pets. But excessive heat can cause serious problems for our four-legged counterparts. Luckily, there are quite a few ways to have fun, and stay cool. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) […]

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This Diet Can Help Heal Your Chronic Pain

When it comes to diets, it often feels like there’s a new one every week. But for our health, it’s often best to stick with tried and true tactics that actually work. In this case, we’re talking about the anti-inflammatory diet. Sure, it isn’t new, but there are plenty of reasons it’s worth trying. After […]