Child health reports says kids at risk

CANADA – According to the Canadian Pediatric Society (CPS), Canada needs to devote more of its efforts to the health and safety of its children. Based on Tuesday’s biennial report, federal, provincial and territorial governments can take concrete steps to “better protect and promote kids’ health and well-being in areas such as injury and disease […]

Pregnancy exercise ‘slims babies’

CANADA–Doing light exercise while pregnant may improve the future health of a child as the weight in the womb is controlled. A study of 84 first-time mothers found that exercise is associated with lighter babies. Increasing evidence shows that the environment in the womb influences the future metabolism of a child. Official guidance in the […]

Bacteria found in formula sicken third infant

A Missouri baby is the third infant sickened by a rare bacteria, Cronobacter sakazakii, which is linked to tainted powdered baby formula. Avery Cornett of Lebanon, who was 10 days old, died after consuming Enfamil Newborn powdered infant formula made by Mead Johnson. From previous cases, powdered formula has been linked to illnesses caused by […]