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Toxic Chemicals and Increase in Childhood Cancer

Toxic Chemicals and Increase in Childhood Cancer

Since 1975 cancer in has increased in American Children especially childhood leukemia and brain cancer. At the same time, approximately 80,000 chemicals have been produced in the U.S. to create commonly-used products. These include known carcinogens such as asbestos, formaldehyde, lead, cadmium, trichloroethylene, and vinyl chloride, with practically no government oversight.

The use of toxic chemicals has risen considerably in the last 50 years. They are now at a point where they are just about everywhere in the environment. Although it is not clear exactly why childhood cancers are increasing, an extensive amount …

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The Call of the Quest – An Intuitive Call to Story

The Call of the Quest – An Intuitive Call to Story

Though I consider this month the dead of winter, it has been particularly warm these past few days, so my son and I spent a lot of time on the balcony doing our homeschooling.

This afternoon, he told me twice as he was waiting for me to come out there, that he had seen several geese. I promised we would look it up in our Animal Speakbook but then I began to read one of the stories on our agenda for today.

Within minutes, I, myself, heard the geese, …

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Childhood Diabetes is Becoming More Common

Childhood Diabetes is Becoming More Common

When a child gets diabetes then it is named either juvenile diabetes or type 1 diabetes, most of the time. This disease causes the pancreas to not be able to produce insulin or affects the body’s ability to use the insulin it produces, correctly. Insulin is a chemical which allows the body to use starches, carbs and sugars. Kids who are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are also considered to be insulin-dependent. They will have to take insulin for the rest of their lives.

Type 2 diabetes is more common in adults over the …

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The Things a Daughter Should Know From Her Father

There are certain things that a father must teach to his daughter. These things are her tools when the time comes that she will be facing by her own the realities of the world. These things should be bear in mind whenever and wherever a child may be, in particular the daughters. These are the things that will make her grow responsible, mature and intelligent towards the things that she may encounter in the near future.
a.) Teach them to value their family because they are for eternity.
Fathers let your daughters know how much you love your wife because …

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Asthma Research

Asthma Research

Asthma research is helping millions in the modern world. In the US alone, this disease gives nightmares to about 9 million children and 23.3 million men and woman.

Though the numbers are still on the rise, recent research seems to be the proverbial ray of hope that can end the woes of millions of sufferers across the world. Studies are being carried out in various parts of globe to understand and know the disease further.

Present-day treatments are exhausting, time consuming, and expensive. The diagnoses depend upon a number of trial and error methods. Until the time that …

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A Northern Ireland Childhood – Patrick Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle

A Northern Ireland Childhood – Patrick Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle

Patrick Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle is an unusual, highly original account of life in a Northern Ireland Catholic household. Written from the point of view of Paddy, the eldest son, aged ten, of the Clarke family, it draws the reader through a particular experience of childhood.

There is a child’s wonder at the new. There are strange facts about the world to be unearthed and challenges to face like a man. But when you are ten, there is also always the rock of parents, …

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5 Science-Backed Benefits of Using CBD Oil for Medical Reasons

The use of CBD oil products is gaining popularity in the medical field. More people are embracing the products and enjoying the benefits. With more scientific studies and experiments shading more light on products, people are gaining confidence as time goes by. Here are the science-backed benefits of using CBD oil you should know.

Pain Management

Pain management is probably the primary benefit of using CBD oil products. Many healthcare practitioners urge people to embrace and use CBD oil …

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Do Educational Toys Promote Early Childhood Development? (Developing Creativity, Part V)

Do Educational Toys Promote Early Childhood Development? (Developing Creativity, Part V)

Every child has within themselves the ability to be creative. It is important that parents recognize the value of their child’s creativity and pursue avenues as well as make every effort in helping their child to develop in this area of their lives. Creativity can be defined many ways but is basically the development of unique and special abilities and talents in your child. However, creativity goes beyond the mechanics of developing a skill in a particular area such as music, the arts and writing. It also involves the …

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Parents’ Involvement In Schools Is Critical

One way to help your child to succeed in school may be to drop by for a visit.

A little involvement can go a long way, say experts at National Parent Teacher Association (PTA). You don’t have to spend hours at school each week. Even a monthly visit can make a difference.

When parents get involved:

� Students have better attendance records.

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Causes of Childhood Obesity – Common and Uncommon Factors

Causes of Childhood Obesity – Common and Uncommon Factors

Causes of childhood obesity are generally well known, not really a secret from anyone. However, there are some causes that people might not take into account. We all know about causes such as poor diet and lack of exercise, but genetics also plays a big role.

Diet and exercise fit under the lifestyles category. These are the two factors that everyone agrees on. However, there are also genetic factors, and even hormonal factors that can cause obesity.

Let’s take an in depth look at some of these causes.

A� Lack of …

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