Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Obesity and Other Targets of Children’s Museums
In addition to creating future museumgoers, children’s museums seek to teach and to cater to groups with specific needs, like children in foster care and those with autism.
Is It Safe to Play Yet?
Some new parents are going to extreme lengths to protect their children from household toxins. But how far is too far?
According to a Wisconsin Bill, Single Moms Are a Child Abuse Threat
As if it weren’t hard enough already to be a single mom — or dad — a new bill in Wisconsin is associating single parenthood with child abuse.
Exclusive Breast-Feeding May Just Be Too Hard, Study Says
Exclusively breast-feeding for at least the first six months of a baby’s life, as recommended by the World Health Organization and many governments, might be more of an idealistic goal than a realistic one, according to a small Scottish study out Wednesday.
Low-Carb Diets Help Obese Kids but Tough to Follow
When it comes to managing children’s obesity, cutting portion sizes and cutting carbohydrates can work equally well — though carb control is tough for many kids, a new clinical trial finds.
Costume Jewelry Found to Have High Levels of Toxins and Carcinogens, Tests Show
Although low-cost jewelry might be saving you a buck, it might come at the cost of you or your children’s health.