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Children At Risk For High Blood Pressure

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - When we think of high blood pressure we think about it occurring in middle-aged and older people but hypertension is a growing problem in children and young adults. 141 more words

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Something to consider.

Whilst thinking about my determination to make sure my daughter does not go down the same self-destructive path I have with regards to eating and health I have also thought about how this is to be achieved without being a pushy mom. 488 more words

All-Ages Venue Provides Creative and Healthy Outlets for Kids

If your child said he or she was going to the Smell, you probably would have a lot questions for them. Since 2000, the Smell has been an all-ages music venue promoting punk rock, noise, and experimental music in downtown Los Angeles. 371 more words

13 Very Un-Sweet Facts about Sugar and Obesity

I watched the film Fed Up once, then again with my boys. They were quite astonished at what they saw. Obesity in America created by irresponsible (at best) or immoral advertising by big food companies who push sugar onto kids mostly. 340 more words


Children's Miracle Network National Pancake Day Fundraiser

Children’s Miracle Network raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals. Locally, UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital and Arnold Palmer Medical Center share funds raised through Greater Orlando Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. 121 more words


Mandatory Vaccinations???

People/politicians are calling for mandatory vaccinations for children.

Many people seem to favor this.

Big mistake.

Some vaccines DO cause autism.

No one is doing any research on it. 67 more words


Childhood Obesity: How do we have an impact?

So, last week’s blog was about the whys behind the increase in childhood obesity:¬†why it has gained such a firm hold in our society, and why we need to care. 1,420 more words