Fever in Children

2012-05-17 / Conditions and Diseases / Comments Off on Fever in ChildrenComments

A fever of 100 degrees or higher is often the first signal that your child may be sick. Although 98.6 degrees is considered normal, body temperature varies with age, activity and the time of day — it’s usually lower in the morning and higher in the late afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Food for Thought Childhood Trauma contributes to Adult Illness?

2011-12-01 / Health / Comments Off on Food for Thought Childhood Trauma contributes to Adult Illness?Comments

Physical, sexual and emotional abuse in childhood may influence the development of adult diseases, according to a study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Over 9,500 participants completed a detailed questionnaire asking about exposure to childhood abuse and household dysfunction, and the medical records of each participant were evaluated for major health risk factors. Read the rest of this entry »

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