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Lead And Asbestos Risk Factors For ADHD

November 30, 2009


Children’s exposure to lead and their mothers’ exposure to tobacco during pregnancy are associated with ADHD in children. In over 1/3 of cases in children 8-15 years , ADHD could have been reduced or eliminated if they weren’t exposed to lead or their mothers to tobacco. Researchers analysed data on 2,588 children from 8-15 years, between 2001 and 2004. […]

How Is Santa Coping With The Swine Flu?

November 21, 2009


Santa Claus this year may be making changes to their routine visits to protect themselves and others from the H1N1 virus. Overweight  persons have been linked to severe attacks of the swine flu, since Santa Claus is usually overweight or obese it poses added health risks. Associations for Santa Claus are taking actions. One in particular […]

Alternative Medicine Used For Swine Flu

November 8, 2009


Alternative therapies used to fight flus and influenza are considered  good against the H1N1 virus.  Alternative medicine practitioners reported that with herbal remedies and good nutrition people without the vaccine can avoid the swine flu.  Some herbal remedies mentioned are: astragalus, geisemium and cecchetto. A healthy immune system can be a defense against many illnessses including […]

Health Education Effective In Adolescent Obesity

November 6, 2009


Combining education with healthy satiating snacks such as peanuts and peanut butter can be effective in normalizing adolescent eating pattern.  This is according to a recent report. Researchers studied two groups.  One group, the study group received: Nutritional education A snack intervention Physical activity The comparison group received received physical activity only. According to the findings, […]

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