AAP Takes Stand on Marketing to Children and Adolescents

Unlimited advertising aimed at children is having health consequences and pediatricians and parents need to act, says a committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

A Revolution in Head Lice Treatment—It’s a Lot of Hot Air!

Researchers say 30 minutes of hot air kills both lice and eggs, and treatments could easily be administered by parents or school volunteers.

Surfing for Thinness: Where Adolescents Go for Eating Disorders Support

Internet sites that treat eating disorders as a life style choice are often a source of information for teenagers with health questions.

Thoughts on a Nursing Shortage

There is a shortage of nurses in the United States, but there are also a lot of myths about why the shortage exists and what to do about it.

Credits: Virginia Robinson, Editor, robinsoneditor@attglobal.net
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