Diabetes management: easier as a family? AboutKidsHealth investigates

AboutKidsHealth - leading online source for children's health informationLeading online provider of children’s health information, AboutKidsHealth, looks into diabetes management, and whether approaching management as a family can aid in adjusting to the strain of a chronic illness.

When her daughter was only three years old, Jeanne McKane knew something was not right. “She was thirsty all the time,” she says of her daughter, Olivia, now seven years old. “She would ask for a drink, down it, and then ask for another one, and down it. She was peeing about every 15 minutes, wetting the bed at night, and losing weight – she was just generally unhappy.”

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Can buying food locally help your health – and the environment? AboutKidsHealth reports

Where do you buy your vegetables? And do you know where they come from, originally? Many of us do not give this a passing thought, but AboutKidsHealth, leading online source of children’s health information, looks into the advantage of buying local food. One study found that, on average, the food in Ontario grocery stores has…

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Parents play an important role in their children’s early math learning, reports AboutKidsHealth

Do parents efforts in teaching kids early math pay off? Leading online provider of children’s health information, AboutKidsHealth, reports on the success of these early math teaching attempts. Like many parents, Tracy Solomon spends quite a bit of time counting with her son Xavier. “First, we learned to recognize numbers: speed signs on the road…

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AboutKidsHealth investigates the way of the warrior for ADHD and anxiety

Leading online provider of children’s health information, AboutKidsHealth, investigates the evidence suggesting that mindfulness martial arts and meditation aids those with ADHD and anxiety. “I’ve always been an anxious person,” says 19-year-old Harry Wenban. His claim is bemusing at first, given his calm demeanor and the placid tone of his voice. But his anxiety is…

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AboutKidsHealth explores the dangers of teenage drinking and driving

Many teenagers find that getting a driver’s license is a signal of increasing social independence and confidence, but for many parents it is a maze of worrying statistics and unsettlingly thoughts. Leading online provider of children’s health information, AboutKidsHealth, reports on the phenomenon of teenagers drinking and driving. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD),…

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Energy drinks: Too much energy can hurt you, claims AboutKidsHealth

Leading online provider of children’s health information, AboutKidsHealth, asks about the dangers of energy drinks> and looks into their increasing consumption by young people. With over half of the energy drink market consisting of children, teenagers, and young adults no older than 25, it isn’t surprising that the bulk of the marketing efforts for these…

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Non-communicable diseases in the developing world – a hidden pandemic? AboutKidsHealth reports

With the rate of non-communicable diseases in the developing world growing, what can be done to alleviate the problem? AboutKidsHealth, leading online provider of children’s health information, reports on possible solutions. In the heart of the densely packed streets of Dhaka in Bangladesh lie two of the country’s largest international middle-schools, Heed and Maple Leaf…

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Toronto barbershops are helping fathers get involved with their children, reports AboutKidsHealth

Leading online source of children’s health information, AboutKidsHealth, reports on the positive effects of a Toronto-based program seeking to encourage black fathers to get involved in the lives of their children. Anthony Davis, better known as Peculiar-I, is a “regular” at Toronto’s J.C. Hair Salon & Barbers. “It’s good to be back,” he says, during…

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How does Oprah Winfrey demonstrate resilience? AboutKidsHealth reports

Can we learn anything about resilience to childhood events from Oprah Winfrey? Leading online Canadian provider of children’s health information, AboutKidsHealth, reports. After 25 years, Oprah Winfrey has just hosted the last episode of her groundbreaking show. Millions have been inspired not only by her iconic career but also by her tremendous ability to overcome…

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Hilbroy Advisory: economy likely to grow by five percent, says IMF

Hilbroy Advisory Reports: Kenya’s economy is likely to grow by 5.4 per cent, says the International Monetary Fund. The IMF on Tuesday said inflationary pressures and insufficient rains, however, present risks that need to be addressed. “Kenya’s economic reform programme is off to a good start. Economic activity rebounded in 2010, driven by strong agricultural…

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