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  • National Safe Driving Week

    June 30, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing Safety on the roads: http://www.winknews.com/2016/06/30/healthy-kids-driving-safety/

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  • Youth Heart Screening

    June 28, 2016

    Attention all young athletes. Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death among young athletes and often provides no advance signs or symptoms. Electrocardiogram (EKG) is a tool that may detect a child’s risk for sudden cardiac arrest. To provide peace of mind to young athletes and their families, Golisano Children’s Hospital of ...

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  • National Safety Month

    June 28, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW on Thursday, the 23rd, talking about National Safety Month: http://www.winknews.com/2016/06/23/healthy-kids-national-safety-month/

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  • Children and Sleep

    June 16, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this am discussing the AASM and the AAP’s new sleep recommendations. http://www.winknews.com/2016/06/16/healthy-kids-is-your-child-getting-enough-sleep/

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  • What to Do With Your Children This Summer!

    June 2, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing just this: http://www.winknews.com/2016/06/02/healthy-kids-summer-routines/

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  • Two Local Children Win National Heartstrings Award!

    May 27, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning announcing the Second Annual Heartstrings Award for the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation! Our local children, Andrew Andersen and Makenzie Lawrey have won the award! They are on a million dollar mission to raise funds and awareness for Mitochondrial Disease (Mito). ...

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  • Sports and Head Injuries

    May 13, 2016

    This has been a hot topic of late. Here is another article expressing concern about even mild head injuries: http://www.webmd.com/brain/news/20160512/even-mild-football-head-hits-can-harm-vision?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Children and Their Diet

    May 12, 2016

    I am constantly looking for information on children and nutrition. I found this article interesting: http://www.webmd.com/children/news/20160510/restrictive-diets-may-cause-thyroid-troubles-in-young-kids?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Immunizations and Back to School

    May 5, 2016

    Last week was National Immunization Week and with the school year coming to a close, I thought we’d visit Immunizations and what’s needed to get your kids ready for school. In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning talking about just this: http://www.winknews.com/2016/05/05/healthy-kids-immunizations/

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  • Most Important Meal of the Day!

    May 2, 2016

    Here are some great ideas for breakfast! http://www.webmd.com/parenting/features/healthy-breakfast-ideas?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Babies Are in the News This Week!

    April 28, 2016

    In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning talking about three new studies on babies. Looking at Rice Cereal and arsenic content, music and speech development, and stereotypes and cry perceptions. http://www.winknews.com/2016/04/28/healthy-kids-babies-in-the-news/

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  • Eating Out With Children

    April 14, 2016

    In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing a recent study done on restaurants and their nutritional value. http://www.winknews.com/2016/04/14/healthy-kids-how-to-make-healthy-choices-at-restaurants/

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  • How Much Sugar is OK?

    April 7, 2016

    Despite microphone problems, the information is important. I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing a new study involving fruit juice and smoothies. http://www.winknews.com/2016/04/07/healthy-kids-added-sugar/

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  • Wear Blue on April 2 for National Autism Awareness Day!

    March 31, 2016

    In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW discussing Autism and we didn’t have time to get to the two new studies out this week on Autism. One study was not all that informative in that they were looking at the lack of studies looking at Autism AND racial differences, socioeconomic ...

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  • Video Games Can be Good for Kids!

    March 24, 2016

    I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning discussing a recent study that says that video games can increase IQ and learning ability in school. More studies need to be done, but interesting study: http://www.winknews.com/2016/03/24/healthy-kids-video-game-effects/

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  • It Amazes Me How Unhealthy Some Diets Are!

    March 19, 2016

    Some good advice for teens: http://www.webmd.com/children/news/20160209/healthier-diets-may-be-cutting-heart-diabetes-risks-in-us-teens?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • Believing in Girls Month!

    March 17, 2016

    In case you missed it this morning, I was on WINK TV’s XCW with my favorite PACE Girl, Brandy Battles, talking about Believing in Girls Month and PACE. http://www.winknews.com/2016/03/17/celebrate-believing-in-girls-month-with-the-pace-center-for-girls/

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  • Safety in the car!

    March 12, 2016

    I talk with parents and children daily and cannot believe how many parents allow their children to sit in the front seat despite the recommendations that have been around for decades. As I watched this news clip, I was amazed that it wasn’t said, “If he had been in the back seat as recommended ...

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  • Stress Is Such a Factor in So Many Ways!

    March 12, 2016

    Good article on how stress affects a body: http://www.webmd.com/diet/stress-weight-gain?src=RSS_PUBLIC

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  • How Much Caffeine is Too Much?

    March 11, 2016

    In case you missed it, I discussed caffeine and children yesterday morning on WINK TV’s XCW: http://www.winknews.com/2016/03/10/healthy-kids-caffeine-consumption/

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