Peanut allergies are the most common cause of food related death. Four percent of children are allergic to peanuts and only 20 percent of those children ever outgrow the allergy. Symptoms of peanut allergy can include rashes, itchy skin, sneezing, teary eyes, vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhea, and swelling. But severe symptoms may include anaphylactic shock, which can be deadly if not treated immediately. You don't mess with food allergies.
Apparently the new trend in high(er) education is to combine alcohol with highly-caffeinated energy drinks. Oh well. But those in the University of Florida's (UF) College of Public Health and Health Professions took an interest in studying the actual effects of this trend....
Though the link between mothers who smoke during pregnancy and babies who succumb to sudden Instant death syndrome (SIDS) has been made, one more piece of research has demonstrated specifically how the smoke impacts the fetus.
Some children are fortunate enough to have a passport full of stamps before they're even old enough to go to school, but that's not the case for the majority. So it's important to give children that cultural, educational experience even if it's from their own homes and bring the excitement of travel to them.
Practically every family has a picky eater. Meal times can result in tantrums, thrown foods, and plenty of tears. Since it's not realistic to feed your child that one staple food item that your child will eat daily, Alphabet Plates has found another way to make mealtime fun.
In 2009, a number of businesses were spotted that had services designed specifically with women and moms in mind. Sure, some of them might be sexist, some of them might be practical, and some of them might be completely strange, but they are what they are and they make up 2009's 15 best businesses for women and moms. This is part two!