Children’s Health

Mental Illness Awareness Week: Reaching Troubled Youth in Our Schools

Parents and Schools Must Work in Tandem Educating School Professionals about Mental Illness Ideas from the National Alliance On Mental Illness (NAMI) to help us help our nation’s schools adress the ways to meet the mental and emotional needs of America’s greatest resource: our children. Here are some ideas for approaching schools during Mental Illness …

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Help Your Kids Stay Active!

Physical Activity in Youth Lowers Fracture Risks Later in Life Physical Activity in Youth Lowers Fracture Risks Later in Life School-age children who get regular daily exercise improve their health – both now and in the future. Bjorn Rosengren, from Skane University Hospital (Sweden), and colleagues conducted a population-based controlled exercise intervention for six years …

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Elementary School Gym Class Reduces Obesity Risk

Budget Cuts Effect Schools! Support physical fitness programs in your school system. Elementary School Gym Class Reduces Obesity Risk Posted on June 19, 2013, 6 a.m. in Exercise Child Health Weight and Obesity Including an extra session of physical education in the timetable of elementary school children may have a big impact on their health …

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