Category Archives: Growing Kids

Child Poverty Impacts Brain Development: Study

Child Poverty Impacts Brain Development: Study

  Paris, France – Children of richer, better-educated parents have bigger brains and more cognitive skills than their less-fortunate peers, but social help and teaching can help to overcome the differences, a ...

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Keeping Your Kids Healthy and Fit

Keeping Your Kids Healthy and Fit

  GROWING KIDS – In this age when sedentary lifestyle, computer games, televiewing, and “food-to-go” are more are more the rule than the exception, parents have a lot to do ...

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Kids Eat More Veggies When Tasty: Study

Kids Eat More Veggies When Tasty: Study

  Washington, United States – Children just hate all vegetables, no matter how tasty you make them, right? Wrong, says an influential study out Monday that found US children in Massachusetts ate ...

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When a Child Wants to Die

When a Child Wants to Die

  A child psychiatrist offers advice on identifying and dealing with suicide risks among children and teenagers. GROWING KIDS – Childhood suicide is rare but it happens. In my practice as ...

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Common Sense for the Common Cold

Common Sense for the Common Cold

  Viral rhinitis. Watery rhinorrhea. The ubiquitous common cold apparently is not “common” for nothing. Over 200 different viruses can cause what are technically known as upper-respiratory-tract infections, the more ...

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Raising Kids in the Digital Age

Raising Kids in the Digital Age

  GROWING KIDS  1. Delay exposure – For safety reasons and peace of mind, many parents are equipping their young children with cell phones. Child psychiatrist, however, isn’t convinced it ...

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