Health & Fitness

No More Needles to Draw Blood?

Your kids may like this. Google just filed a patent for technology that enables drawing blood without using a needle.

Drinking Moderate Amount of Coffee Safe for Pregnant Moms

A recent study by the Nationwide Children's Hospital showed that moderate intake of coffee by pregnant women will not affect the unborn child's future intelligence or behavior.
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    Students Eating Less, Throwing Away More Fruits and Vegetables

Students Eating Less, Throwing Away More Fruits and Vegetables

A recent survey showed kids are actually eating less and throwing away more fruits and vegetables in their school lunches. But there is still hope.

Beware, Head Lice Are Developing Resistance to Treatment

The idea of head lice in your children may make you shudder. You may shudder even more as researchers have found that head lice found in 25 states show resistance to common drug treatments.
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    Study Finds Regular Exercises During Teen Years Can Have Lasting Effects, Reduce Cancer Mortality

Study Finds Regular Exercises During Teen Years Can Have Lasting Effects, Reduce Cancer Mortality

We know regular exercises can be beneficial for one’s health in many ways, and that’s the case in a recent study about exercise benefits from one’s teen years. In a recent study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, researchers found that women who exercised during their [...]

Treating Those Annoying Cold Symptoms

There is no known cure for the cold, commonly know as the flu; however over-the-counter drugs are able to bring some symptom relief or reduce the time of those symptoms. Here are some home-based remedies that can relieve the symptoms and make you feel better.

1. Blow Your Nose Frequently [...]

Tips To Keep Kids From Catching Colds

How likely is it that you’ll be able to keep your kids from getting a cold completely? Chances are that no matter how hard you try there’s going to be some point where your kid catches a cold. This doesn’t mean you have to throw in the towel though. [...]