By making a few changes in a school lunchroom, researchers have found that students can make healthier food choices if these foods are conveniently and attractively displayed: In the lunchroom, changes were implemented to improve the convenience and attractiveness of … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged childhood obesity, healthy foods, nutrition | Comments Off on School Cafeteria Makeover
A mother responds to the February 7th PediaBlog post on young children being picky eaters: My son is 12 and I’m still fighting this battle. Same strategies for a child this old? There are two types of picky eaters. … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged nutrition, Taste Buds | Comments Off on The Picky Eater — Cont’d
The debate has begun at Duke University — and I’m sure at other institutions of higher education — to limit, or even ban, the use of laptops by students in the classroom: The educational benefits of banning laptops would be … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged education, social media, technology | Comments Off on Banning Laptops In The Classroom
Meet the physicians at Pediatric Alliance! Anthony Kovatch, M.D., F.A.A.P. – Pediatric Alliance – Arcadia Division — (9 years) Birthplace: Hazelton, PA Education: St. Peter’s Prep School/ University of Pennsylvania – B.A., Biochemistry/ Hahnemann Medical College – M.D. Training: … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged Who's Your Doc? | Comments Off on Who’s Your Doc? — Dr. Kovatch
(Submitted by ECK — Winter in Paradise — 12/08/09) Please welcome a new addition to The PediaBlog! “Light Of The Day” is an invitation to our patients and families to submit photos, artwork, poetry, short stories, songs, videos, and … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged Light Of The Day | Comments Off on Light Of The Day
It is not abnormal for an infant, toddler or preschool child to get a half-dozen or more viral, upper respiratory illnesses (URI’s or colds) each year. That number varies according to whether — and for how long — the baby … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Chicken Soup For The Cold
By Joan Avolio, R.D., L.D.N. Many parents want to know, “Should I give my child a vitamin supplement?” Good question, and finding an answer can be confusing. Do a web search and you will find numerous articles that … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged nutrition, Taste Buds, vitamin D | Comments Off on Taste Buds — To D Or Not To D?
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