When you bring up the topic of health care reform these days, you are sure to have a very heated, very opinionated discussion. As much as people want to talk about how the decision to make health care more accessible in America will affect taxes or quality of care, the sad truth is that millions of children all over the country are the ones that are suffering. If you can’t currently afford health insurance in Illinois, you should know that there are still options for providing care for your kids.
Every month Anne LaFleur sends employees in her office a quiz about various wellness topics. When the topic was depression, she received twice as many responses as usual from co-workers.
After a night of “trick or treating” the amount of sugar in children’s bloodstreams is higher than normal. Any parent or elementary school teacher will tell you that sugar clearly effects children’s behavior, and will give you anecdotal examples of situations that illustrate this. If you are a parent or teacher, it may surprise you to hear that the effect of sugar intake on children’s behavior is a hotly debated topic in pediatrics