Monthly Archives: May 2015

Hangover Cure

Pedialyte, the rehydration solution commonly used for diarrhea in babies, is being marketed as a cure, treatment or remedy for hangovers.

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Hip-hop is the Best Dance Class for Exercise

Children in hip-hop dance classes spent 57% of the time doing “moderate-vigorous” exercise. The next best class was ballet with 30%. This was in a study in the journal Pediatrics.

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LGBT High School Students and Pregnancy

10,000 ethnically diverse high school students in NYC were studied. LGBT females had 10% higher incidence of pregnancy than heterosexual girls. LGBT males “got a girl pregnant” at 4 times the rate of heterosexual only males, up to 38% compared … Continue reading

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Bedtime Routines

Children with a regular bedtime routine slept an hour longer each night and had fewer sleep related problems. This is from the journal Sleep.

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Obesity Linked to Caffeine

¬†Pregnant mothers who consumed 150mg of caffeine daily (equal to 30 ounces of Coke or 12 ounces of coffee) had children with twice the incidence of obesity. The incidence of obesity increased with the amount of caffeine consumed by the … Continue reading

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Peanut Allergy Risk is at Home

A study found that children with peanut allergies were more likely to be exposed to peanuts at home. They were much less likely to be exposed at school or elsewhere. 37% of exposures were at home, 10% were at school … Continue reading

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