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Concussion in Youth Sports

By Robin Hamilton, Union Bulletin 04/16/2019, 12:00pm CDT

“We work hard on teaching the right technique and emphasize that the helmet is not a weapon,”

How to Cut Your Kids’ Sugar Intake

By Len Canter, Health Day 04/15/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Plain puffed rice, corn flakes and hot cereals you make from plain whole grains, like rolled oats and grits, are healthier. Consider them to start the day heart smart.

Youth Sports Linked to Lower Levels of Depression

By Heidi Stevens, Reading Eagle 04/15/2019, 12:00pm CDT

What happens on the field or mat or court or wherever they compete is about one-quarter of the experience.

For Their Health, Teach Your Kids to ‘Eat the Rainbow’

By Carrie Steinweg, NWI 04/11/2019, 12:00pm CDT

“The more parents and caregivers involve kids in cooking and grocery shopping, the more familiar they will become and more likely they will be to eat that fruit or vegetable."

Hospital Helping Prevent Baseball Injuries

By Joshua Keeran, The Delaware Gazette 04/09/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The Sports Medicine program emphasizes the importance of early injury recognition and treatment in order to prevent recurring injuries.

How to Raise Vegetable Eaters

By Rachel Cernansky, The New York Times 04/09/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Simply introducing new foods repeatedly can help children become willing to taste them. That doesn’t guarantee they’ll like them, but it can go a long way.

Tackling the Problem of Tackling in Youth Football: What Do Parents Think?

By Lewis First, MD, MS, AAP News and Journals Gateway 04/08/2019, 12:00pm CDT

So, given that most parents are supportive of age restrictions, should those youth football set up age restrictions for tackling?

Family Meals Can Help Keep Kids Healthy

By 6WATE 04/05/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Involve the kids in preparations. Give younger kids simple tasks like setting the table, filling drinks and tossing the salad. 

Keeping Kids Healthy During Sports

By Boiron USA 04/04/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Even with the strictest of safety precautions, injuries can still occur, especially to those children participating in sports such as football, soccer, field hockey and cross country.

Mind, Body and Sport: The Psychologist Perspective

By Chris Carr and Jamie Davidson, NCAA 04/02/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Student-athletes, coaches and staff tend to minimize mental disorders or psychological distress because of the expectations of strength, stability and "mental toughness" inherent in the sports culture

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