Risky Teen Driving Habits Predicts Future Crashes

Teen drivers are typically involved in more accidents than more experienced drivers.  A recent study seems to point out the causes of these teen driver accidents.  A study  of new drivers showed that as the number of sharp turns and screeching stops increases, that predicts the future chance of having an accident or near-accident within […]

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It’s All About Family Fun

Food?  Shelter?  A vegetable with every meal?  Health insurance?  Maybe you think of these as the basics, the essential ingredients of a healthy childhood in a nurturing family.  But if you look closely at the list, one of the essentials is missing; family fun.  Why does fun deserve to be on the same list as […]

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Teens: Smart Ways of Organizing your Study Time for Maximum Efforts

Many teens, like many adults, don’t understand about time management. They struggle to meet their daily obligations – time with family and friends, homework, extracurricular activities and possibly after-school jobs. They’re looking for smart ways of organizing their study time to get maximum results. If you’re like most teens who struggle with studying effectively, chances […]

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How to Prevent a Fire at Home

The very concept of a house fire is scary, and there’s no disputing the fact that devastating house fires do occur. To help prevent this tragedy in your family home, here are some tips. Outlets  In this day and age of electronics, outlets are often used to the utmost. Don’t overload an outlet; if you […]

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Mirror, Mirror, in the Brain

Most of the time, when a colleague or co-worker calls me over to watch a video on Youtube, my first thought is to look at the time length of the video so I’ll know how long I’ll spend with a quizzical look on my face.  But even I could not escape the hypnotizing cuteness of […]

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Food Allergies

More people are getting food allergies. From 1997 to 2007, 18% more children under 18 years were reported of having food allergies. Any food can cause an allergic reaction, but the most common for children are cow’s milk, egg, peanut, soy, wheat, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish. Common adult allergens are peanut, tree nuts, fish […]

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Behavioral Treatment for Children with ADHD

In their Treatment Guidelines for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (1), the American Academy of Pediatrics clearly states that a care plan for children with this condition should include behavioral treatment along with any prescribed medication. For some children with mild to moderate symptoms behavioral treatment may prove sufficient to improve or alleviate symptoms. Also, some […]

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