toddler health

How A Raisin Can Predict Your Toddler's Success In School

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Yep, you read that correctly. Your toddler’s attention and learning capacity can now be tested using a dried grape. Researchers from the University of Warwick developed a simple test involving a raisin and a cup that can predict how well a 20-month-old will academically perform at age eight. Here's how it worked: Researchers... Read more

Arsenic In Apple Juice! Is It Safe to Drink?

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Let me say it again: there is arsenic in apple juice -- and it's not going away any time soon. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working hard to set a max limit for inorganic arsenic (defined by the FDA as naturally-occurring, organic and "essentially harmless) levels in apple juice to 10 parts per... Read more

New Study on Baby Vaccinations May Ease Parents’ Concerns About Autism

New research concludes that receiving multiple vaccinations does not increase an infants risk of developing autism. Though, research (including an analysis made by the Institute of Medicine) has not found a causal relationship between vaccinations and the developmental disorder, one in every 10 parents still choose to delay or outright refuses to vaccinate their children... Read more