Posts Tagged ‘children’

Are Plastics Really Harming Our Children?

Are Plastics Really Harming Our Children?

Are plastics really harming our children? This question has been asked for years, without any real answers.  But, what actually are the concerns here? It turns out that the chemicals added to plastics are actually extremely dangerous to our growing children.  Prenatal and early exposure to BPA and phthalates can affect a child throughout their entire…

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Kids and ADHD: The Best Adderall Substitutes

Kids and ADHD: The Best Adderall Substitutes

Kids and ADHD are both in the news a lot. As parents we are concerned with our children’s well being and one of the areas we are focused on is their health. If you are the parent of a child with ADHD, you know exactly what I am talking about. ADHD can be challenging to manage.…

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Congenital Hypothyroidism in Children

Congenital Hypothyroidism in Children

Congenital hypothyroidism in children can be avoided during infancy if treated properly. Researchers in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, examined the relationships among congenital hypothyroidism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and autism in 55 children with congenital hypothyroidism from birth to age 11 years. They found that both under and over treatment of congenital hypothyroidism is causing problems. You can read…

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How Perchlorate Is Harming Our Children

Perchlorate is Harming Our Children

Perchlorate is harming our children. According to Tom Neltner,J.D. a new FDA report showing that perchlorate exposure to infants and toddlers increased 34% and 23% respectively between the years around 2005 and 2010. Most of us are not even aware of this danger to our children. I know I wasn’t. According to Wikipedia, most perchlorates…

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