Tag Archives: Children

Antibiotics linked to Child Obesity

Children who take repeated antibiotics are more likely to become obese by the age of 5, according to a new study, published on September 29 2014 in JAMA Pediatrics. The study examined the health records of nearly 65000 children found … Continue reading

Posted in Pediatrics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

10 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Spine From Heavy School Backpacks

Every fall, I get asked by concerned parents about how school bags can affect their children’s spines. Research clearly shows that there is an association between heavy backpacks and risk of back pain in children. A study involving 1,403 school … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment