Could an interactive computer game teach younger children about how to stay safe in a fire? An interactive computer game titled "The Great Escape" was developed by Winnipeg firefighter Shane Ferguson as part of the Staying Alive program. Ferguson had created the program and game as a tribute to five-year old Laura Johnson. He had been one of first responders of the scene to discover her body after she died of smoke inhalation in a 1998 house fire.
Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet for your general well-being. Apparently 'Old McDo...
TORONTO - Canada's federal, provincial and territorial governments should be doing more to promote the health and safety of children and youth, says the Canadian Paediatric Society in its latest bienn...
The verdict is in: "Children like what they know and eat what they like." So to make sure your children know healthy, here are some straightforward prescriptions for healthy at-home eating.
TORONTO - A group of parents in a school district north of Toronto kept their children out of school Wednesday to protest the use of Wi-Fi in classrooms.About 40 people, including a dozen kids from Gr...
OTTAWA - Research has already found that Canadians think they're skinnier and taller than they really are, but a new study suggests they're also off the mark when it comes to the height and weight of...
I think body fat percentage scales are a bad idea to begin with, but to target them at children bring them to a whole new level of horror.
If adult obesity is in fact the root cause of childhood obesity, then the only hope is to treat the parents. But weight gain in parents isn't always amenable to change. Dad's addiction to chips and pizza may simply be his way of coping with giving up cigarettes and alcohol.