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Popular Children Magazines

Who says children can't enjoy magazines too? There are now a wide range of options for children's magazines. They are definitely great for keeping the little ones busy for hours. They do not only prov

Teens' Bones Recover After Ending Depo-Provera

Teenage girls using the popular contraceptive Depo-Provera are at risk for losing bone strength, just like adult women are. But teens' bone density will recover when they stop using the drug, new research shows.

Blinds Recalled Because of Strangulation Risk

The risk of strangulation in children has prompted the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Window Covering Safety Council to issue a voluntary recall today for more than 50 million Roman-style shades and roll-up blinds.

Sigmund Freud's Stages of Development in Children

Jupiterimages/Polka Dot/Getty ImagesSigmund Freud was a neurologist who explained the stages of development in terms of the human anatomy. The five stages begin at birth and go up until age 18. Each stage is described in relation to a specific body part that receives additional...

Budget Friendly Baby Shower Decorations

Do you want to beautify the venue for the baby shower? Think about decorating it. Like foods, decorations are needed to enliven the place. Good parties always have decorations and baby showers are not

The Graco Quatttro Tour Duo Double Stroller

One of the top rated Graco double strollers is the Graco Quattro tour duo.A survey of online consumer ratings for this model reveals that it consistently gets four to four and a half stars (out of a possible five).This holds true across a wide swath of online vendors that allow for user ratings and

A Negative Culture for Strep

A negative culture for the Group A Strep bacteria. Note how there is no beta hemolysis on the blood agar culture plate.

Summer Infant Baby Monitor with me

I read a lot of advantages and disadvantages of summer infant baby monitor and hesitated too long before purchase. I used Sony, Fisher Price and Graco Monitor Audio calculated and that these would be

Poison Ivy

A closeup picture of poison ivy showing the classic leaves of three configuration and some clusters of green berries in the background.

U.S. or Europe: Whose Kids Are More Medicated?

American children are about three times as likely to be prescribed psychotropic medication as children in the Netherlands and Germany. The most significant difference is in prescriptions for antidepressants and stimulants.

Ear Grommets in Children

Of the most common medical issues that plague children, the ear infection is at the top of the list. While ear infections can usually be treated with antibiotics, the insertion of tubes, called ear grommets, into the ears is sometimes necessary when antibiotics do not remove fluid buildup in the ear

The Best Place to Buy Your Toys Online

When you'd like to purchase a few toy your child, make sure to learn to read and heed most labels and warnings within the packaging. Reading this valuable information is crucial so that you c


Most parents understand that vegetables should be an important part of their child's diet because vegetables are a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Unfortunately, many parents have a very hard time getting their kids to eat few if any vegetables on a regular basis. Learn how many v

Concussions Not Taken Seriously

Parents may not be as concerned as they should be when their children are diagnosed with concussions, but the term "mild traumatic brain injury" may be more accurate.