Antibiotics Fed to Livestock are Putting Kids’ Lives in Danger

The American Academy of Pediatrics is warning that antibiotic use for livestock is preventing doctors from treating life-threatening infections in children.

Most of the Glyphosate Sprayed in CA is Applied in Poor Areas

More than 50% of the glyphosate sprayed in Monsanto is applied in impoverished areas populated by mostly Hispanic and Latino residents.

McDonald’s, Burger King Lure Kids with Toys and Targeted Ads

A new study finds that fast-food commercials which are clearly aimed at young children are working, and they are compounding the obesity problem.

EPA Proposes Extended Ban on Neurotoxic Pesticide Sprayed on Crops

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposal that would ban a pesticide commonly sprayed on citrus fruits, almonds, and other crops.

Could Antibiotics be Making Children Fat?

According to recent research, kids who take antibiotics throughout their childhood gain weight “significantly” faster than children who don’t.

Stress During Childhood Found to Increase the Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes

A childhood filled with psychological stress may put youngsters at greater risk of developing diabetes and heart disease later in life.

Maggot-Infested School Lunches Served Up Again

In a new level of school lunch madness, worms were found in a Sheehan High school lunch fruit cup. Is it time for school lunch reform?

Australian Government Prepares to Punish Parents who Don’t Vaccinate Children

The Australian government is set to pass a law that would withhold child care and other benefits from parents who opt out of vaccinating their children.

More Than 1/3 of Children Eat This Health-Hazardous Food Every Day

According to a new CDC report, more than 1 in 3 children and teens ages 2 to 19 in the U.S. fill up on some type of fast food item every single day.

England and Wales Prepare to Ban Smoking in Cars with Children Present

Smoking in your car with children present will soon be illegal in England and Wales, with the initial fine being 77 dollars.

Fed Advisory Group Urges Doctors to Screen Teens for Depression

A federal advisory group says doctors should screen teens for depression, but the number of students that benefit from the directive might be small.

1 in 5 Children are Improperly Diagnosed with ADHD

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control reveals how 1 in 5 children at improperly diagnosed with ADHD, leading to unnecessary medication.

Pesticides Linked to Brain Cancer in Children

Researchers found that children are at an increased risk of brain cancer if either parent had been exposed to herbicides up to 2 years before the birth.

Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina: “Vaccines Should be Parents’ Choice”

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina on Friday defended parents’ right to choose whether to vaccinate their children. What do you think?

Widespread Prescribing of Antipsychotic Drugs Sparks Serious Health Problems

Antipsychotic drugs are being prescribed to an ever-increasing number of adolescents and young adults, putting youngsters at risk.

Monsanto Trying to Use Student Photos to Raise Support for Pesticides, GMOs

In Hawaii, Monsanto has sent home a permission slip with students in order to use their photos for propaganda to raise support for pesticides and GMOs.

Overuse of Antibiotics Linked to Juvenile Arthritis

Researchers now say that antibiotics increase children’s risk of developing juvenile arthritis, a painful and chronic disease – with risk doubling.