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Fluoridated water: Maternal exposure may affect children’s IQs

Fluoridated water: Maternal exposure may affect children’s IQs

New research examines the link between maternal consumption of fluoridated water and lower IQs in their children. New research explores the possible developmental effects of fluoridated tap water. According to recent estimates, 66% of all United States residents receive fluoridated water through their taps. Adding fluoride to drinking water has been a public health practice […]

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Pot Poisonings Among Kids, Teens Double After Medical Marijuana Law Passed

Pot Poisonings Among Kids, Teens Double After Medical Marijuana Law Passed

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Pot-related poisoning calls involving kids and teens more than doubled in Massachusetts after the state legalized medical marijuana, a new study reports. Calls related to cannabis exposure increased 140% in the years after Massachusetts voted to legalize medical pot in […]

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Stuttering

Stuttering

How is stuttering treated? Although there is currently no cure for stuttering, there are a variety of treatments available. The nature of the treatment will differ, based upon a person’s age, communication goals, and other factors. If you or your child stutters, it is important to work with a speech-language pathologist to determine the best […]