Category: Children’s health

What repealing “Obamacare” means for kids

It’s hard to miss all of the news and discussion regarding Congress’ efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare” and what it will mean for adults and seniors. Unfortunately there is very little discussion about … Continue reading

Still time to get the flu vaccine

It’s already January and the flu still hasn’t become a major issue yet so there is still time to get your family vaccinated.  The infectious disease experts at Dayton Children’s Hospital along with the American Academy of Pediatrics strongly advise … Continue reading

Are teen drug use levels improving?

Drug use among our teens is at its lowest level since 1975 according to a report just released by the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Based upon a survey of 45,473 high school students, “The results show a continued long-term … Continue reading

This magic pill is key to children’s health

Scientists recently documented the effectiveness of a pill that dramatically improves the mental and physical health status of children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the results of long-term studies that demonstrated the extraordinary impact of this scientific … Continue reading

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