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Dr. Yum’s Preschool Adventure Program Aims to Help Kids Love their Veggies

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 9 out of 10 children do not consume enough fruits and vegetables. Considering these foods are nutritional powerhouses that are key in the health of a developing child, one pediatrician has set out to change that. Dr. Yum’s Preschool Food Adventure was created specifically to […]

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Many Children Need to Acquire a Taste for Healthier Food, Parents Play a Huge Role

When it comes to teaching children to eat a healthy diet, patience is necessary. Kids may love a food one day and hate it the next. Some foods may need to be presented 15-20 times before a child takes a liking to it. For pickier eaters, they many need even more tries before accepting an […]

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New W.H.O. Study: 800,000 People Commit Suicide Every Year

New York, N.Y. Every year, close to 800,000 people commit suicide, the second leading cause of death amongst people aged 15-29 in 2016. Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day on Monday 10 September, a toolkit to help communities to prevent suicides has been released by the World Health Organization, WHO, and the Mental Health Commission of Canada. A portrait of a […]

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Ways for Parents to Become Savvy About Hidden Added Sugars

Ask 10 parents how much added sugar their child consumes each day and there’s a good chance that at least 9 of them will have no clue or will underestimate it. In fact, research published in the International Journal of Obesity reported that 92 percent of the parents surveyed in the study underestimated the added sugar content […]

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Indonesia: Islamic Edict Threatens Immunization Efforts

Jakarta, Indonesia. As Indonesia’s health ministry undertakes a huge campaign to immunize 70 million children against rubella and measles, critics say those efforts have been complicated by an edict issued by the country’s top Muslim clerical body, Indonesian Ulema Council, declaring some of the vaccine’s ingredients as forbidden by Islam. While the quasi-governmental body’s edict, […]

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U.S. Navy Hospital Ship to Deploy to Colombia

Washington, D.C. The United States is sending a U.S. Navy hospital ship to Colombia to help treat some of the hundreds of thousands of people who have poured over the border fleeing violence in Venezuela. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters traveling with him to Washington from Bogata, Colombia, Friday that he would likely be […]

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Five Reasons Its So Hard to Lose Weight (and What You Can Do)

New York, N.Y. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the prevalence of obesity in the country among adults is around 40 percent. They estimate that over 93 million adults are considered obese. It’s estimated that around 80 percent of the people try to lose weight on their own, but most fail. We […]

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Pediatrician Creates Program to Help Fight Food Insecurity

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, over 15 million households in the country are food insecure. These are people who live without reliable access to affordable, nutritious food. One pediatrician has teamed up with nonprofits to help change that, and help bring nutritious eating habits to those in need. The produce packs project will […]

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