Resources Tagged With: health

PE Adapts for Social Distancing and Virtual Learning

In an attempt to keep students physically active during the pandemic, schools are replacing traditional physical education contact exercises with programming that emphasizes individual skill and strength progress rather than team achievements. Read more ›

Finding Reliable Health Information Online

Many people get health information from the internet. But not every online source is reliable. How do you know whether you can trust the health information you find? There are many signs you can look for. Read more ›

The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction

 The New Adolescence is a handbook for parents that offers road-tested, science-based solutions for raising happy, healthy, and successful teenagers. Read more ›

If You’ve Lost Your Health Plan In The COVID Crisis, You’ve Got Options

Some newly unemployed people are taking advantage of special enrollment periods to sign up for plans offered on the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplaces, while others find they qualify for Medicaid. Some might have the option to stay on their former employer’s plan, even while bearing the full cost themselves.

But the clock is ticking for some of these options. Read more ›

Praise, Don’t Tease, And Other Tips To Help Kids with Their Weight

According to Marlene Schwartz, a psychologist and the director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, a child’s immediate family can be a common source of fat shaming, or commenting negatively on the child’s weight. Read more ›


Why Is My Teen Always Tired? Nutritional Strategies for Improving Mood, Energy and Academics [video] [downloadable]

Does your teen always seem to be tired? Learn about the nutritional causes for low energy and fatigue in adolescents. Read more ›


Pediatricians Sound Alarm About Food Additives and Children’s Health

foodadditives200When children ingest chemicals added to food and food packaging, their health may suffer, the American Academy of Pediatrics warns in a new policy statement, advising parents to be cautious about plastic containers, avoid processed meats and take other steps to limit kids’ exposure to food additives. Read more ›


Your Child — Parenting Guides and Resources [web resource]

YourChildResource197Is your baby meeting the typical developmental milestones?  Do you have questions about your preschooler’s behavior and development?  Read more ›

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