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What Is Sleep Apnea And Who Gets It?

By at February 14, 2011 | 11:56 am | 0 Comment

What Is Sleep Apnea And Who Gets It?

What is Sleep Apnea? By Nurse Kimberly Today I was prompted to learn more about the disorder known as sleep apnea after I read an alarming article on CNN. The picture under the headline in the article showed a little boy sleeping on his side surrounded by chocolate candies. He was overweight. The point of the picture, as I took it, was to bring awareness that overweight more...

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Helping Families Get Healthy: Tip #1 (video)

By at February 8, 2011 | 12:09 pm | 2 Comments

Helping Families Get Healthy: Tip #1 (video)

Helping Families Get Healthy: Tip #1 By Nurse Kimberly The statistics surrounding obesity in this country are frightening. Some people do not want to talk about it, but it needs to be addressed. First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move Campaign has a goal of solving childhood obesity in a generation.  It is an ambitious goal and one that I want to help achieve. The one more...

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Helping Families Get Healthy: Tip #2 (video)

By at February 8, 2011 | 12:07 pm | 1 Comments

Helping Families Get Healthy: Tip #2 (video)

Helping Families Get Healthy: Tip #2 By Nurse Kimberly Okay families, are you ready for Tip #2? If your family  has mastered my Helping Families Get Healthy Tip #1- No More Liquid Calories then congratulations! If you are still working on Tip #1, don't give up! Change takes time, but I know you will get there just like I did. var playerhost = (("https:" == more...

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Fun Parachute & Obstacle Course Games

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Fun Parachute & Obstacle Course Games

Fun Parachute & Obstacle Course Games By Dr. Britt Introduction Each month, I will submit two new activities to do with your children, students, or neighbors.  These activities will all revolve around the seven fundamental physical skills, which include balance, general coordination, body image, hand-eye coordination, laterality, tactile touch and language.  The more...

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Choose This Instead of That- Part 1: Beverages

By at February 5, 2011 | 2:03 pm | 2 Comments

Choose This Instead of That- Part 1: Beverages

Choose This Instead of That: Part 1 Beverages By Nurse Kimberly How can we stop making our kids fat? That was the headline of a news segment on CNN this week. The segment featured Chef Domenica Catelli. She explained how many of the foods parents are feeding their kids are contributing to their weight. Expecting kids to give up all of their favorite foods and treats in more...

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