Daily Archives: August 23, 2012

Study: Allergic reactions to food still common in children

USA Today reports, “Even when parents and caregivers are aware of infants’ food allergies and have been instructed in avoiding potentially dangerous trigger foods, allergic reactions still occur, the result of both accidental and non-accidental exposures,” according to a study … Continue reading

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Vaccinations belong on parents’ back-to-school checklists

Vaccinations among school-aged children can save lives and parents should be sure their children are fully immunized as part of their back-to-school preparations, according to a pediatric infectious disease specialist.

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Report: Children’s cereals healthier, but ads more aggressively target kids

The USA Today “Healthy Perspective” blog reported, “While most cereals marketed to children have gotten a bit healthier – lower in sugar and salt and higher in whole grains and fiber – they still typically contain a spoonful of sugar … Continue reading

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