The Department of Health (DOH) promised to set a standard operating procedure for body inspections of school children by the end of Feb., in response to the proposal of Kuomintang (KMT) legislator, Chao Li-yun (趙麗雲).
The Department of Health (DOH) has proposed a ban on junk food ads around children's TV programs, to tackle the growing child obesity rate, said officials.
An industrial chemical developed to help separate heavy metals from polluted soil and mining drainage is being sold as a dietary supplement by a luminary in the world of alternative autism treatments.
America's product safety agency issued an unprecedented warning Wednesday to parents: Don't give your children cheap Chinese-made metal jewelry.
Children who are breastfed for longer than six months could be at lower risk of mental health problems later in life, according to Australian research.
Nearly half of all births in China are delivered by cesarean section, the world's highest rate, according to a survey by the World Health Organization (WHO) — a shift toward modernization that isn't necessarily a good thing.
Cadmium is a soft, whitish metal that occurs naturally in soil. It's perhaps best known as one half of rechargeable nickel-cadmium batteries, but also is used in pigments, electroplating and plastic.
A study on children's multimedia usage released yesterday found that “cyber bullying” activities are becoming a popular trend that is reaching into the real world. Scholars urge adults to get familiar with computer technology to avoid a “digital gap.”
Children in Taiwan have been becoming more overweight at a very rapid rate over the last decade.
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