Many “Eco-Friendly” Children’s Products Actually Contain Toxic PFAS Chemicals

[ad_1] New research shows many children’s products, including those with green certifications, contain harmful PFAS chemicals that were not listed on the label. Clothing, bedding, and furniture labeled as water- or stain-resistant are most likely to contain PFAS. With more consumers demanding products free of toxic ingredients, determining which ones might be harmful and which […]

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Researchers Discover Pathways to Severe COVID-19 in Children – Paving Way for Earlier Diagnosis and Treatment

[ad_1] Blood clotting and immunological protein pathways that are triggered in severe COVID-19 in children have been identified, allowing for earlier diagnosis and more tailored therapies. Researchers have uncovered the blood clotting and immune protein pathways that are activated in severe cases of COVID-19 in children, enabling the possibility of earlier diagnosis and more targeted […]

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Childhood Abuse Linked to Higher Risk for High Cholesterol as an Adult in New Research

[ad_1] A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association finds childhood abuse linked to a higher risk for high cholesterol as an adult. According to a research of almost 5,000 Black and white adults in the United States, the likelihood of developing high cholesterol – a risk factor for heart disease […]

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Chlorinated Drinking Water Doesn’t Disrupt Healthy Gut Microbiomes in Young Children

[ad_1] Chlorinated water supplies don’t disturb healthy gut microbiomes in young children. Study addresses concern that adverse effects on microbiome could lead to longer term susceptibility to chronic diseases. More than 2,000 children die every day around the world simply because they lack clean drinking water, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Engineers, […]

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