Sound Machines May Be Hazardous to Infant Hearing

Sound Machines May Be Hazardous to Infant Hearing

Sound machines that are intended to lull infants to sleep may be hazardous to their hearing. The white noise machines are popular shower gifts and registry items, but a recent study found that some of the machines exceeded workplace noise safety limits. The study, from the University of Toronto, evaluated sleep machines. Looking at 14 […]

Obesity in Children May Be Related to Bedroom TV

Obesity in Children May Be Related to Bedroom TV

 Over the past three decades obesity rates in children have doubled.  They have quadrupled in adolescents. Recent studies show that overweight tendencies in children may be directly related to a TV in the child’s bedroom. About 71 percent of children aged 8 to 18 have a television in the bedroom. One study, published March 3 […]