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How Nature Heals & Benefits Children

By Inhabitots

The great outdoors are dubbed "great" for myriad reasons, including the fact that nature has healing properties which may be especially beneficial for children. » Read more

Got Controversy? Milk in Headline News

By Inhabitots

Once the unassuming "healthy" beverage of our youth, milk now regularly makes headline news for one shocking reason or another. » Read more

Heavy Period: How to Make Your Period Lighter

When it comes to going with nature’s flow, maybe you’re among the women who would rather not deal with heavy menstruation. Instead of just wishing your period could be lighter, there may be something you can do about it. » Read more

Tips for Managing Autoimmune and Motherhood

By Terri Forehand, RN, AutoimmuneMom.com writer

Managing motherhood and feeling like you’re doing the best for your family is a challenge even in the best times of health.  Factoring in the symptoms of an autoimmune disease (or two), and motherhood is that much more challenging.  The symptoms are often internal and related to fatigue, making it difficult for others to understand. » Read more

Is It a Cold or the Flu? How to Know & How to Treat?

Cold and flu symptoms are similar, so it's easy to get mixed up about which one you are dealing with, particularly in the early stages of an illness. When your child wakes up one morning and isn't feeling well, how do you tell if it is a cold or the flu? » Read more

11 Reasons for a Late Period

You were expecting your monthly visitor, your Aunt Flo, your little friend, or whatever you like to call her, but she hasn’t arrived.  Besides the obvious reason for a late period, what could be causing your period to be late?  There are plenty of reasons why your period might be delayed that do not include pregnancy.  Here are 11 of the most common reasons for a late » Read more

Lost Tampon: Symptoms of a lost tampon and how to remove

What?  A lost tampon.  Hey, it happens.  And, it is one of those topics that a woman might be embarrassed to call her doctor about, even if she knows she might need help.  You would think if a tampon was lost you would automatically know about it, but this isn’t always the case.  Occasionally a woman will insert a tampon and either forget it is there or inse » Read more

Failure to Thrive

By JustMommies

Many parents look forward to going to their child's well baby checks and finding out how big their child is getting. One of the biggest things a mom wants to see is where their child is on the growth chart. But when a child is having growth issues, doctor's visits can be filled with worry and anxiety. When looking at your child's growth chart you should see a continuous upward pattern. » Read more

ADHD Signs and Symptoms

In today's society, ADHD is a diagnosis most parents have heard about, but may or may not know much about. Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, affects approximately 3-5% of children in the U.S. A child with ADHD struggles with organizational skills, socialization, and poor impulse control. » Read more

Common Rashes in Children

A rash is a visual reaction on the skin. There can be various factors that contribute to a rash. Some of the causes can include: an allergy, medications, an infection or virus. A rash is your skin’s way of letting you know that something is irritating it. » Read more