Archive for July, 2010
Families used to come in two sizes: big and bigger. But in recent times the number children many families choose to have has dropped to only one or two. Yet with the media obsession over larger than life families, could the number of kids more parents want climb back up?
According to the President’s Cancer Panel, cancer causing chemicals in the environment are “grossly underestimated” in the US. Though health concerns such as tobacco smoke and obesity are known cancer links, these environmental chemicals have been harder to measure.
There was a time when finding head lice meant you had to stay home from school until you were completely cleared. New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics however, say bugs are no reason to miss class.
Experts say that it only takes twenty seconds for a toddler to drown, and the death toll in Canada is rising at an alarming rate.
Nationally, the death toll has risen from 194 in 2009 to 230 this year, and the time period that historically has the most number of drowning deaths has not yet passed.
Hiking, biking, fishing, camping, it’s summertime and summer was made for outdoor fun. But, outdoor adventure has a nasty foe. That foe’s name is Lyme disease. Superhero parents need to educate themselves on their nemesis so they can fight back and avert disaster.
Certain Cybex Solution X-fix model booster seats are being recalled because they contain an incorrect warning label. The recalled seats were manufactured during February 2010.
The defect consists of an incorrect warning statement related to securing an unoccupied booster seat. This statement is inconsistent with Cybex recommended practice, which is to always secure an unoccupied booster with the vehicle seat belt.