Smoking will stunt your growth. It's a warning that has passed from generations of parents to children. But does science support the claim? In fact, researchers have found that cigarette Smoke can affect growth throughout a person's life, sometimes in ways that may surprise you. But it should be no surprise that cigarette Smoke poses the greatest threat to the development of … [Read more...] about How Does Cigarette Smoke Affect Growth?
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Former party girl Pink says that while she misses a lot of things from her bad girl days - cigarettes aren't one of them! “It used to be whiskey, tears and cigarettes,” she told Philadelphia’s Q102 radio station on Wednesday. “Now it’s [my baby's] kind of tears, no cigarettes and the color of poop. Pure joy. I miss the whiskey, not the cigarettes.” [Read "Cigarettes, Booze and … [Read more...] about Pink: I Miss the Whiskey, Not the Cigarettes
Two Sundays ago, I picked up my nine-year-old daughter from a girly girl sleepover birthday party at her friend Jo-Jo’s, five minutes from our house. In addition to her rumpled pink sleeping bag, my daughter left the host’s front door carrying a purple balloon and a goodie bag filled with unicorn stickers. Before we got home, her eyes welled with tears. “Mom, you won’t believe … [Read more...] about Cigarettes, Booze and Kids
Infant Bronchitis is a condition marked by inflammation of the bronchial tubes, or bronchi, which are passageways that carry air to the lungs. In infants, bronchitis is typically acute, extremely common, and often caused by other types of respiratory infections. In most cases, the infections that lead to bronchitis are viral and cannot be treated with antibiotics. However, … [Read more...] about Symptoms of Infant Bronchitis
Children often experience respiratory disorders that cause coughing. Some conditions are characterized by labored breathing or wheezing. Several disorders can cause wheezing and various accompanying symptoms. While home treatments may help with mild coughing and wheezing, serious symptoms require the attention of your child's pediatrician. Wheezing Wheezing is a whistling … [Read more...] about When to Call a Doctor If My Child Is Wheezing