– Parents who become involved in a child’s education help the child learn and develop.
The University of Michigan Health System explains these potential benefits of parental involvement at school:
– Finding the right shoe for a growing toddler is important, since your little one is learning to navigate the world on his own two feet.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends:
Let babies be barefoot as long as possible to help improve…
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 — New research suggests that short bouts of high-intensity exercise could help reverse some early cardiac changes in people with type 2 diabetes.
“Interestingly, the data also suggest that this type of high-intensity…
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 — There’s more data showing that a daily HIV medication called Truvada may prevent HIV-negative gay men at high-risk for infection from contracting the AIDS-causing virus.
The treatment, known as pre-exposure prophylaxis…
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 — Children with type 1 diabetes may not need to start screening for eye disease as early as currently recommended, a new study suggests.
Most children with type 1 diabetes probably don’t need a yearly exam for…
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 — Hundreds of clinics across the United States are offering unapproved stem cell treatments for conditions from baldness to heart failure and Alzheimer’s disease, researchers report.
“These for-profit stem cell clinics…
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 — The off-road motor sport known as mud bogging can put drivers and passengers at risk of potentially lethal carbon monoxide poisoning, researchers say.
Like its name implies, mud bogging involves navigating a vehicle…
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 — A chemical found in marijuana might help prevent epilepsy seizures, but drug laws have hampered research efforts, a new study says.
Cannabidiol is one of the main active chemical compounds found in pot. But it doesn’t…
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 — Researchers report that measuring levels of certain fats in the bloodstream might one day help spot women at high risk for migraines.
“While more research is needed to confirm these initial findings, the possibility of…
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 — Everyone knows that high-calorie diets are tied to obesity and, too often, to type 2 diabetes. Now, a small study suggests that gorging on food can quickly tip the body into a “pre-diabetic” state.
The research involved…