January 16, 2018

Three Easy Steps Towards a Cleaner Home Environment

Jacinta

Research on the health risks from exposure to environmental toxins is increasingly common. However, a cleaner home environment may be just as important as the air pollution in the community…

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December 12, 2017

5 Reasons Why Screen Time Is Bad for Young Children

Mindd

There is now significant evidence that too much screen time has negative effects on young children. How old were your children when they started watching TV? How many hours do…

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September 13, 2016

Think Zinc – a most important mineral for your child

Jacinta

Think Zinc – vital for the health of your child What do children with acne; recurrent ear and chest infections; irritability and a poor appetite have in common? They may…

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June 1, 2016

Developmental Disorders

Jacinta

“Sometimes, real superheroes live in the hearts of small children fighting big battles”- Autism Spectrum Disorder, Through My Eyes. Neurological conditions are a key aspect of the work of the…

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March 31, 2016

Treat your anxiety to a good meal!

Jacinta

Teenagers and young adults are facing an epidemic of anxiety: 25% of American 13 to 18 year olds suffer from anxiety and in Australia a study from 2008 showed that…

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November 17, 2015

The Interplay Between Sleep, BMI, Anxiety and Self-esteem in Children

Jacinta

Children who sleep less may be prone to a higher body mass index (BMI), and increased anxiety or low self-esteem. Paradoxically, anxiety and low self-esteem may affect sleep duration and…

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October 10, 2014

Interview with Dr. Nancy O’Hara

Jacinta

Dr. Nancy O’Hara, leading US pediatrician and featured speaker at the recent Mindd Forum shares her views on the rise of childhood illness. 1. Asthma, ADHD, Allergies, Autism; are at…

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