The Boy's Store Blog — Health Issues

Back to School = Germs

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Back to School = Germs

It has already happened. Three kids were out sick from my kid's classroom.  I know that means the germs are coming -- so it is time to get ready to fight back. School season seems to make the germs stronger. As parents, we can sometimes feel that there is no way to combat the germs the kids encounter while at school. But there are lots of ways to help our kids stay strong in the face of germs. Eat healthier foods to promote wellness fruits, veggies, and proteins are great try to cut out or lower foods filled with fats...

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Natural Healing Cuts and Scrapes

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Natural Healing Cuts and Scrapes

Natural healing cuts and scrapes is nothing new,  we are just rediscovering some old tried and trued solutions again. Now that we our in the midst of rushing about getting ready for work and/or school; it is likely we may pick up a few scrapes or cuts. The widespread of antibiotics has given rise to strains of bacteria that is highly resistant to most conventional drugs. Here is a list of natural remedies to heal your ailments the all-natural way. Apply a drop or two of lavender oil directly to the wound, always after it is cleaned Cayenne pepper can...

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Germ Proof Your Child

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Germ Proof Your Child

Why germ proof can be good. With all talk in the news regarding the flu, especially the swine flu, here are a few common sense tips to help keep your child germ free. Less germs means less, coughing, sneezing, nose wiping and less long sleepless nights. Have your child wash his hands before meals, after using the bathroom, or whenever he touches other kids, pets or communal toys.Make sure he scrubs for 20 seconds – about the time it takes to sing “happy Birthday” twice. Always keep wipes or sanitizing gel in your purse and in your car. Teach him...

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Who's got sun smarts? - the sun and your body

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Who's got sun smarts? - the sun and your body

The sun and your body - a Q&A.  A bad sunburn before the age of 10 can give a child up to 50% chance of getting skin cancer as an adult 1. Isn't the sun good for me? Yes, Sunshine is a significant source of Vitamin D because UV rays from sunlight trigger Vitamin D synthesis in the skin. Vitamin D helps to form and maintain strong bones. However like everything, too much of a good thing can be bad. 2. Does our skin have any defenses against the sun? We are all born with natural defenses against harmful UV...

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Sun and Eye Damage - Putting Their Eyes First

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Sun and Eye Damage - Putting Their Eyes First

Sun and eye damage... UV light can cause eyes, just like your skin, to sunburn. Studies show that extended exposure to the sun during childhood can lead to impaired vision, cataracts and, at worst case, blindness. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, infants and children under the age of ten are at the highest risk for retinal damage from UV rays due to the high sensitivity of their still developing eyes. MFS Eyewear, a division of Real Kids Shades, understands the importance of maximum sun protection.  Real Kids Shades offers a line of premium eyewear that is lead, bisphenol-A and...

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