Here you’ll find articles that are related to the topic of children’s health. As adults, we have a great degree of control over the various factors that impact our well-being. We can choose what to eat, how much to move our bodies, where to live, and what to bring into our homes. For children, the situation is quite different.
Minors are at the whims of their parents or guardians when it comes to these choices, and this is particularly true for young children — and even more particularly true for babies, both born and in utero. This means that everyone who has a young person in their life needs to understand the nuances of children’s health in order to make choices that prevent illness and support wellness. When you consider that children and babies are often most vulnerable to the effects of things like toxins or poor nutrition, this issue becomes even more important.
Read these articles to learn vital information about how to protect the health of young humans.
Health Research Wrap-Up: October to December 2020
Well, it’s finally happening: this seemingly endless year is coming to an end at long last. If you’d told us in January everything this year was going to bring, there’s no way we would have believed you! And yet, here we are. Obviously, wellness news (and all news) this year has been dominated by the coronavirus, and so throughout 2020 we’ve done our best to share the most significant developments in these health research wrap-ups. But, as we’ve said before, your best defense against COVID or any other disease is maintaining good overall health, and many WellBe readers are still struggling with other chronic symptoms and conditions (that might make it harder to fight COVID-19). That's why we think it’s as important as ever to highlight health news and research that’s not COVID-related.
How to Prevent Tick Bites (Plus What to Do If You Get One)
Diseases carried by ticks and mosquitoes are at an all-time high in the United States, but many bug repellents contain harmful chemicals. We did a deep dive on how to (safely) protect yourself from summer bug bites.
Sunscreen Ingredients to Avoid and Natural Sunscreen Alternatives
There’s perhaps no piece of health (or life) advice more universally accepted than “wear sunscreen.” And yet, it’s actually a whole lot more complicated than that. Sure, sunscreen helps shield you against skin cancer and other harmful effects of the sun, but the truth is that not all sunscreens are created equal — and some might be seriously harmful to your health. In our newest video guide, WellBe investigates.
Health & Wellness News Wrap-Up: February & March 2020
We combed through dozens of articles and studies to bring you the most important health research and wellness news from February and March 2020.
The WellBe Health News Wrap-Up: December 2019 & January 2020
Trying to stay on top of wellness and health news and events can be overwhelming. It’s a lot to digest (pun intended). We saved you the trouble. Here’s what happened in December + January, WellBe-style.
The WellBe Health News Wrap-up: October + November 2019
We pulled together the most important health and wellness news and research from October + November 2019 so that you can stay on top of your wellness news, including: a link between optimism and cardiac health, how exercise impacts Alzheimer’s risk, a new proposal to tie wellness programs to insurance premiums, a massive Johnson & Johnson settlement, and much more.
The Best Non-Toxic Cleaning Products for Your Home and Car
We all want to have clean homes, but did you know that many products commonly used to clean your house and car are harmful to your health? In this guide, we look at the risks and offer safe alternatives.
The WellBe Health News Wrap-Up: August + September 2019 You Need to Know
Trying to stay on top of health- and wellness-related news and events can be overwhelming. It’s a lot to digest (pun intended). We saved you the trouble. Here’s what happened in August + September 2019, WellBe-style.
The WellBe Health News Wrap-up: June + July 2019
All the health news and research from June and July 2019 that you need to know.