It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.
Summer vacation is well under way, and with a lack of recess and physical education, parents may be looking for different ways to get kids outside and staying active. A great way to keep children from becoming couch potatoes for three months is to go for a hike.
Understand the methods of diffusing arguments and when it's time to seek professional help
What’s that big green box located in Grove City Medical Center’s lobby, you ask? It’s our new drug disposal receptacle, installed recently as part of our efforts to address the opioid crisis here in our community.
Understand your child's actions and reinforce positive behavior
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 60,000 young adults in the U.S. are diagnosed yearly with cancer and of those 9,000 die. Among that age group, cancer is the fourth leading cause of death. Sadly, this number is showing no signs of slowing and may be going up. In fact, while in general cancer rates tend to be higher among those who are older, a recent study published in The Lancet Public Health found there are certain types of cancers presenting more often in younger adults.
World Autism Day is April 2
Let’s talk about sex.
There was a time when parents were concerned their children were watching too much television. Today, with iPads, iPhones, computers and video games in little hands, parents have even more screens to worry about.
Cyber PE classes for students encourage healthy lifestyles and promote flexibility in curriculum
Settling the squabbles and improving your health
These activities will remind you that playtime isn’t just for children
Mothers join together in support to share their pregnancy and postpartum struggles and successes
Good eating and exercise habits start with you
Summer might be coming to an end, but the fun doesn't have to
Teachers and other adults in a child's life develop important relationships with children and can be the first to observe changes that could indicate abuse. Professional intervention is critical to a child’s well-being.
For today’s busy and stressed families, finding quiet time to decompress is not always easy. And as we go from a jam-packed work or school day to a busy homelife, sometimes the anxiety lines blur.