Category: Children’s Health

  • Spotting Signs of Illness in Babies and Toddlers

    The most difficult aspect of caring for a very young child is the inability to communicate. It’s like caring for a sick pet, you can give them all the love and care, but you can’t make them understand what’s happening, or why they have to go and be poked, prodded, and possibly injected by a […]

  • The Ninja Mindset: Crashing Through Physical and Mental Obstacles like a Bull

    As an exercise physiologist, heath scientist, and parent, I can’t help but be a huge fan of American Ninja Warrior. Having spent much of my life researching the limits of human performance and having had the opportunity to work with world-class athletes in a variety of disciplines, I am fascinated by the inimitable combination of […]

  • 12th Annual Swim Across America Event for Gene Cancer Therapy

    The Swim Across America event gathers people far and wide to make waves against cancer. Each year, more than 300 swimmers and 100 land volunteers participate in this event to raise money in support of the ACGT funded scientists who are currently working on gene therapy cancer treatment. For the past 11 years since the […]

  • How Tech-Innovations Are Helping Children with Special Needs

    Kevin O’Brien is a 7th grader with special needs. For Kevin, there’s a big difference in using a good vs. a high-end technology. For many years, Kevin used Tobii Technology eye-gaze device so that he could participate more in his art class, communicate with his teachers, conduct online research, type papers, and do incredibly well […]

  • Is the Keto Lifestyle Safe for Kids?

    The low-carb lifestyle has been hailed as the solution for diabetes, obesity and a slew of other metabolic-related disorders. While the jury is still out on the science behind the keto lifestyle, there’s plenty of anecdotal evidence that lowering your cab intake will help you lose weight and give you more energy. But is this […]

  • The top 5 outdoor activities to try with kids this summer

    Nowadays, kids find more pleasure in video games and electronic gadgets, than they do from playing outside. Unfortunately, this has led to an increase in the incidence of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes. That’s why parents need to encourage their children to be active outside. But since you can’t coerce them to do this, you […]

  • Children’s language camp in the mountains – summer 2018

    Learn actively while having fun Children’s camps are a modern and widely used form of non-formal English language learning combined with numerous recreational activities. The educational process itself uses methods that encourage children to perform interesting tasks and become active participants in learning. Knowledge is not gained by memorizing but by playful and entertaining moments: […]

  • Parenting Tips For Kids With A Learning Disability

    When a parent finds their child is diagnosed with a learning disability, many questions flow through their mind. knows what those questions are: How will they cope with school? What do I do and more importantly, what shouldn’t I do? How do I make my child happy and help them have a full life? […]

  • Kids Medicine: Help Your Kids To Take Medicine

    If you have children you no doubt are familiar with the battle that ensues every time they get sick and have to take medicine of one type or another. Convincing a child to take medicine can sometimes be a difficult task. Children often don’t want to take medicine. This might be because they find it […]