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Caffeinated beverages and foods, such as gourmet coffee drinks, sodas, iced teas, energy drinks, ice cream and candy are readily available to children and teens. However, as parents are purchasing … Full Entry
Prevalence of food allergies A food allergy is an abnormal immune response or reaction to a food. It is a common health problem with one in 13 children in the … Full Entry
Over the last few months, fidget spinners have become all the rage among children and adults in the United States. Fidget spinners are hand-held devices containing ball bearings that can … Full Entry
What is Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)? TOF is a congenital heart defect that affects the heart’s structure and causes oxygen-poor blood to flow out of the heart and around the … Full Entry