Category: Children’s health

The surprising number 1 source of Vitamin C

The Happy Box brings out many smiles in our house. For me, it’s the color of the contents and the convenience of its arrival to our front door step! Edward, shown in this picture, enjoys helping me unpack our Happy Box and … Continue reading

What Donald Trump has wrong about autism

By: Dr. Craig Boreman, medical director of the Autism Diagnostic Center at Dayton Children’s Have we finally discovered the cause of autism? According to recent political debates, that is what some of the candidates seem to believe.  Donald Trump claimed … Continue reading

Why boredom is not a problem to be solved

“I’m bored,” whether uttered by a four or fourteen year-old, usually prompts parents to become entertainers and event planners. I guess someone wrote that our job description included being responsible for making sure that our kids never experience boredom. This … Continue reading

These are not the top child health problems

Childhood obesity, bullying, and drug abuse are the top child health problems, according to respondents to a national survey for Mott’s Children’s Hospital in Michigan. The survey participants got it wrong on two of those priorities.  Their responses are more … Continue reading

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