Did you have a good year in 2014? Did your kids? The past two days we looked at six things we all can do to promote good nutritional, physical, and mental health (“Live 54321 +8”). Getting “three good laughs” every day is … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged global health | Comments Off on Resolution For A New Year
Yesterday we ran the numbers in Maine’s obesity prevention program 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go!: 5 – fruits and veggies 2 – hours or less of recreational screen time* 1 – hour or more of physical activity 0 – sugary drinks, more water … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged childhood obesity, nutrition, obesity, prevention | Comments Off on Live 54321+8
It’s that time of year when we look back and resolve to make the next year better than the last. There may be no better New Year’s resolution than to teach your children healthy habits related to nutrition and … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged nutrition, prevention | Comments Off on 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go!
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Hug it out from ale pixel on Vimeo: Our good friends at DemoDuck asked us to make a video about the health benefits of hugging. So we proposed writing a catchy song and telling the story through a set of fun … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged Cool Video of the Week | Comments Off on Cool Video Of The Week
Tongues planted firmly in cheeks, researchers in Britain examined the differences in morbidity (emergency department admissions) and mortality (admissions to the morgue) between the sexes resulting from injuries. Citing cultural and socioeconomic factors such as the male preference for contact and … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
“Cry Of A Tiny Babe” by Bruce Cockburn: [Chorus] Like a stone on the surface of a still river Driving the ripples on forever Redemption rips through the surface of time In the cry of a tiny babe. Lyrics … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment
This year’s influenza season is picking up steam. According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, there have been nearly four times as many cases of influenza reported in Allegheny County than this same time last year. Just in this past week alone, … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged influenza, influenza vaccine, prevention, public health | Comments Off on Flu Update #2 — 2014-15 ← Older posts