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Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 42: Feb 1–28, 2017

September 28, 2012 - After reading and researching numerous health documents and stories from every continent for the past few months, I discovered a very strong common denominator of concern – a defining thread called 'food'. "We are what we eat," echoes in my head as a congruent reminder of its underrated validity and overlooked value. One thing is for…
Many years ago I overheard a discussion between parents dreading the thought of 'another sugar Halloween' and what precautionary measures they would have to take to ensure their children do not suffer from bloated tummies, restless nights, fuzzy heads, anxiety, and mood swings. I wondered what I, a person who shells out candy, could do to help ease their situation.…
As per the 2011 Canadian Census, children under the age of fifteen number just over 5,607,000 - roughly 17% of the Canadian population, which presently stands at 33,477,000 people. The number of children under the age of five is growing at its highest rate since the 1956 – 1961 Baby Boom. Children under the age of four represent 6% of…
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October 7, 2012 - According to a new study at the University of California, Berkley and published in the journal 'Environmental Health Perspectives', Bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic chemical, has been linked to changes in thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women and newborn boys. Normal thyroid function is essential for healthy growth and cognitive development of fetuses and children. Study…
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October 11, 2012 – United Nations has declared October 11th 'International Day of the Girl' promoting equal rights and opportunities for girls around the world in areas such as law, nutrition, health care, education, and training, and freedom from poverty, violence, abuse, sexual exploitation, and discrimination. We are encouraging girls to participate in the Day of the Girl Proclamation to…
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