Healthy Childhood

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America is a country of innovation and over the last two or three decades, much of that innovation has been focused on improving the lives of children. Unfortunately, the law of unintended consequences sometimes has the last laugh and things that were intended to make things better, sometimes end up doing more harm than good.
Advancements in the food industry to make food cheaper and more abundant, in addition to the entertainment industry catering to children has made it difficult for our kids to do what seemed natural to them just a few decades ago: go out and play. Video games and unlimited television channels can now be used by remote controls without ever getting up. Children eat terrible foods at home and at school. It is well-documented that the children of today have sedentary lifestyles which cause onset of obesity and diseases.
To help our children be more healthy, …

Does Your Child Have Atopic Eczema?

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It’s a common occurrence for atopic eczema or dermatitis to occur in children. Fortunately, it is not contagious but it’s often hereditary. This dermatitis is often hard to treat or clear up and is very uncomfortable for those who suffer from it. This rashy dermatitis seems to be unresponsive to some medications causing parents to worry about their child’s skin care. Even with this problem, there are procedures you can follow that can provide some much needed relief for your sweet baby or child.
Rashes from this type of dermatitis occur on your child’s face, and hands. You can also see them on their knees and elbows. You should use antihistamine cream so that you child doesn’t create scars on their face or skin due to scratching. Your child should also keep their hands covered, even though they will hate is for their own good. Of course, also give them …