Child Health Links

Interesting Child Health Links 7/10/18

The Following are Dr. Smo’s links to interesting articles about children and child health for the week of 7/10/18

Article #1-  Looking for some guiding principles to help boost your parenting skills? Here they are compliments of the blogger known as “treehugger”.

https://www.treehugger.com/family/5-ways-be-awesome-parent.html

Article #2- Have the Finnish parents figured out the secret to creating resilient children? Some think so. See how Finnish parents promote intelligence and self dependence in their children. Continue reading

Interesting Child Health Links 6/25/18

 

The Following are Dr. Smo’s links to interesting articles about children and child health for the week of 6/25/18

Article #1– First chocolate was shown to reduce coughing and now, it will make you smarter and slow aging. What is not to love! Your kids will love taking their medicine! Tell them that Doc Smo recommends they eat their salad and chocolate.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180424133628.htm

 

Article #2– This discovery may be a game changer since we know that early diagnosis and treatment can be extremely beneficial to those #children that suffer from #autism. If this discovery holds, it looks like autism may “speak” a lot younger.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180501085140.htm Continue reading

Interesting Pediatric Health Links 6/11/18

The Following are Dr. Smo’s links to interesting articles about children and child health for the week of 6/11/18

 

Article #1– Is your parenting style “Authoritarian” or something else. Learn how psychologists classify parenting styles and which type of parenting style tends to yield the best outcomes in their children. Don’t miss this very interesting article by Kendra Cherry. @KendraCherry

https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-authoritarian-parenting-2794955

 

Article #2– Denise Witmer gives parents 6 tips on how to raise successful strong teens. See what she suggests. @ParentingWithD

https://www.verywellfamily.com/how-to-raise-a-teenager-successfully-2609583

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Interesting Child Health Links 5/21/18

The Following are Dr. Smo’s links to interesting articles about children and child health for the week of 5/21/18

Article #1The pediatricians at Nationwide Children’s hospital discuss the causal relationship between air pollution and asthma, one of today’s biggest health problems for children.

https://www.nationwidechildrens.org/family-resources-education/700childrens/2018/05/air-quality-alerts-why-hot-sunny-days-can-be-bad-for-your-breathing


Article #2– The Seattle Mama Doc, reviews many important aspects of child car restraints in this article. What is your child car seat IQ? Find out in this interesting article.

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Interesting Child Health Links 5/7/18

The Following are Dr. Smo’s links to interesting articles about children and child health for the week of 5/7/18

 

Article #1: Want to know what you can do to really stimulate your children’s minds. connect emotionally, and improve their ability to think… simply have dinner together as a family and talk.

https://www.workingmother.com/proven-best-activity-you-should-be-doing-with-your-kids?dom=flipboard&src=syn&%3Fads=off

Article #2: Here is an article that gives a psychiatrist’s view of internet addiction and the corrosive effect of screens on children. A new issue for parents and one that you need to be giving a lot of thought to.

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Interesting Child Health Links 4/16/18

The Following are Dr. Smo’s links to interesting articles about children and child health for the week of 4/16/18

Article 1. Do taking antibiotics and antacids early in life increase a child’s chances of having allergies? Some think they do and a recent study found an association. Learn more.

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2018/04/03/antibiotics-and-antacids-increased-allergy-risk/

Article 2. E-cigarettes may not cause cancer but they are still addicting for many young adults. This article points that fact out.

https://www.inverse.com/article/43124-teenagers-addiction-vaping-e-cigarettes Continue reading

Interesting Child Health Links 3/26/2018

The Following are Dr. Smo’s links to interesting articles about children and child health for the week of 3/26/18 

Article 1. Being physical with other children and siblings can be beneficial for the children roughhousing. Read this interesting article and maybe the next time your children want to wrestle with each other, you’ll just stand back and enjoy.

https://www.purewow.com/family/kids-roughhousing-benefits?utm_medium=syndication&utm_source=flipboard

Article 2. All of us older Americans remember Mr. Rogers and his iconic show for children. His TV show seems to be just what children needed and need, even in today’s world. Find out why in this interesting article by popsugar.com.

https://www.popsugar.com/moms/How-Mister-Rogers-Neighborhood-Helps-Kids-44680418 Continue reading