Island Style – ‘Oiwi E Medley from Playing For Change on YouTube: Jack Johnson and dozens of artists joined more than 1,000 Hawai’i keiki (children) in this beautiful medley. Weʻre excited to present our 2nd ʻSong Across Hawaiʻiʻ collaboration with … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged Cool Video of the Week | Comments Off on Cool Video Of The Week
Without a doubt, overweight (defined by a body mass index greater than or equal to the 85th percentile) and obesity (BMI greater than or equal to the 95th percentile) present clear risks to our health. In particular, the consequences … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged childhood obesity, nutrition, obesity, prevention | 1 Comment
23 years have passed since the American Academy of Pediatrics began urging parents to place their babies supine (on their back) to sleep. This “Back to Sleep” effort to decrease the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) was … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged SIDS, sleep | 2 Comments
Amid the controversy and cacophony surrounding the United Nations General Assembly meeting last week came very good news indeed: Infant and maternal tetanus has been officially eliminated in the Americas! The announcement from the Pan American Health Organization highlighted … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged global health, immunizations, public health, public policy, vaccines | Comments Off on Chalk Up Another “W”!
Is this Round 3 or 4? Is it “Repeal and Replace”, or is it “Reform”? I can’t remember anymore. Once again, the American healthcare system is under attack by opponents of the Affordable Care Act, and once again, the new … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged healthcare, public policy | 2 Comments
A new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Adolescence tackles a subject that has become more commonplace among young people: body modification, otherwise known as piercings, tattoos, and scarification. For years, teens and young adults … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged parenting, teen health | Comments Off on Advice On Piercings & Tattoos
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NOX ATACAMA/8K from Martin Heck/Timestorm Films on Vimeo: The Atacama desert is home to the darkest and cleanest skies in the world. A view to the nightsky rewards with uncountable numbers of stars and fantastic nebulas in one of the … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged Cool Video of the Week | Comments Off on Cool Video Of The Week ← Older posts