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Omega-3s May Help Children Sleep Better

By Craig Weatherby, Fooduciary

Evidence continues to grow that diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids bring myriad benefits to children. Conversely, diets low in omega-3s seem to deter optimal child development and behavior control. 488 more words

Children's Health

The air belongs to everyone, and everyone deserves the right to breathe clean air.

Video: “Think before you burn” – A public service announcement from the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency 

“Wood smoke poses a real danger to the health of residents, neighborhoods, and communities.

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6 Signs Your Child May Need an Eye Exam

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! This is a terrific time to consider an eye exam for your little ones. Most children have eye assessments when they’re newborns and basic checks given by pediatricians as they grow. 526 more words

Healthy Living

Province to invest $400,000 a year into Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre

Ontario Children and Youth Services Minister Tracy MacCharles says the province will invest $400,000 a year into the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre to reduce wait times and improve services for children with special needs. 108 more words

Local News

Charles Mason von Henner

A consummate medical professional, Dr. Charles von Henner has led a career that spans more than five decades and includes international consulting work on medicine, law and theology. 286 more words

Health Care

Information about lice

Lice that have been off the head more then 10 hours are not considered viable because they can’t reproduce.

Childrens Health

Lice Treatment - What works?

I wish I would have paid more attention in science classes back in my school days. It’s amazing the ways we are learning to kill lice without having to use the dangerous pesticide based lice shampoo’s of yesteryear. 60 more words