I read this article today and found it of interest. Researchers at Indiana State University in Terre Haute tried a small experiment to test the effects of having kids play with heavier toys. They found that 10 children ages 6 to 8 burned more calories and had higher heart and breathing rates when they moved […] Continue reading

The divorced parents of an 8-year-old suburban Chicago boy are fighting in court over whether or not their son should have a circumcision. THE ISSUES: Mom says:  She wants him circumcised to prevent recurring, painful inflammation she says he’s experienced during the past year. Dad says:  The boy is healthy and circumcision, which removes the […] Continue reading