By Rebecca Godlove — Pediatric Alliance, Chartiers/McMurray Division Several months ago, I shared about my weight-loss journey, which culminated in my completion of Pittsburgh’s Great Race. Although it was difficult to push my body when I didn’t feel like … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged My Story, pregnancy | 5 Comments
Very few people in this world had a healthier upbringing than Amy Parker: I was brought up on an incredibly healthy diet: no sugar till I was 1, breastfed for over a year, organic homegrown vegetables, raw milk, no MSG, no additives, … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged prevention, vaccines | 2 Comments
This should inspire everyone to stand up: “The Bully Didn’t See This Coming” from Brian Switzer on YouTube. There’s enough bullying that goes on in this world (and not just of kids in school). Don’t you think it’s time … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged bullying, school | Comments Off on Stand Up To Bullying!
Participation in youth sports is growing, and so is the amount of time and money necessary for families of young athletes to keep pace: It’s estimated that at least 35 million kids between 5 and 18 currently play an organized sport … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
One way to get kids interested in eating better is to get them involved in the kitchen. Last week I asked one of my patients to send me his recipe for one of his favorite foods. His mom typed it … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged Kids' Menu | 2 Comments
The Healthcare Personnel Attire Police are coming! JoNel Aleccia says new dress codes could play a role in limiting hospital-acquired infections: Short sleeves, bare hands and forearms and white coats that are laundered at least once a week — if … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged prevention, public health | Comments Off on Medical Fashion Police
Of all the nations in the developed world, the wealthiest nation — the United States — has the highest rates of overweight and obese citizens. More than a third of Americans are obese, and that number is predicted to rise … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged childhood obesity, chronic disease, nutrition, obesity | 2 Comments
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