Every year come the fall and winter, it is easy to tell that cold and flu season has arrived. We begin pulling out tissue boxes and cough syrup as each member of the family falls prey to the sniffles.
The annual Gallup survey report (2007) has shown that stress has become more prevalent in North America than ever before: “more than 3 out of 4 Americans say they sometimes experience stress in their daily life, including roughly 4 out of 10 who experience it frequently.
According to Dr. Cynthia Labella, Associate Professor in pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, as reported by ABC News, kids are becoming increasingly competitive as athletes, spending more time on one sport. According to a study from the Government of Canada, almost 50% of students today participate in sports activities. According to the study, approximately 1 in 4 families have a child that plays soccer regularly.