Why Scientists are not so Sure that Kids Need Vitamin Supplements

People want their children to grow up strong, and in many families, parents give their children vitamin supplements to keep them healthy. According to a 2004 study, about 50 percent of young children have taken supplements. These candy-flavored vitamins with their cartoon shapes are appealing to kids, but do they do any good? Does your […]

How Necessary are MultiVitamins for Preschoolers?

Do your preschool children take multivitamins? It may not be necessary. For many children who are healthy and growing normally, the best source of nutrients is food, and they can get all of the vitamins and minerals that they need from their normal meals and snacks. For that to happen, parents should keep their kids […]

Infographic Shows How Kids are Doing Worldwide

This infographic was very interesting…it’s an interactive one. Click on the different boxes to see how kids are doing around the world based on different criteria. Produced By Healthcare Administration Degree Programs

AwarXe Reminds that National Drug Take-Back Day is April 26

How many of us are guilty of having old, half-full prescription medicine bottles deep in a cabinet? Yep. Me too. Even though I’ve worked on clearing out old unused meds from the cabinet, I still have some in there. A couple of prescriptions that didn’t get finished, one or two that were changed, and blam. […]

Using the Tooth Fairy To You Advantage: 5 Lessons to Teach Your Child

Losing that first baby tooth can be a quick and easy surprise or weeks of anxiety as it wiggles a little at a time. Sharing the legend of the tooth fairy is a fun way to bring a little magic home and it also provides a teachable moment to have with your snaggle tooth kiddo. […]

In Case of Emergency – 5 Things that Every Parent Should Know How to Do

If you’re a parent, your child having a medical emergency is probably one of your worst fears. You hope that no permanent damage will be done, but if you are a parent, you need to expect emergencies. Even if your kids aren’t adventurous daredevils, accidents happen and there is bound to be blood, choking, or […]