Childrens health

Report shows NY is a leader in children’s Medicare / Public Information Service

ALBANY, NY – The number of children without health insurance is on the rise nationwide, according to a new report, but New York is holding up. The report, from Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, found that between 2016 and 2018, the number of uninsured children nationwide increased by more than 400,000 while New […]

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Identifying Mayors Make Progress on Children’s Health with the Walk Challenge / Public Information Service

BOISE, Idaho – Mayors in Idaho are challenging each other to walk this month to encourage physical activity among young people. The Blue Cross for Idaho Foundation for Health’s sixth annual Mayor’s Walk Challenge recruited 77 mayors from all but five of Idaho’s counties. A mayor who averages at least 10,000 steps a day in […]

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Child health experts warn air pollution harms children’s health

Unicef ​​UK today warned that the level of air pollution in the UK is damaging children’s health. The warning comes as child health experts say parents and families worry worryingly ignoring the dangers posed by the UK’s toxic air. Public concern too low According to a joint survey by Unicef ​​UK and the Royal College […]

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how does acupuncture help children’s health

Through Sarah Swanberg, MS, L.Ac. Jan. 18, 2016 Great Family Outings: Get Activities In Your Inbox! Acupuncture can help relieve some of your child’s chronic illnesses, including asthma, allergies, or frequent colds and ear infections. Acupuncture and children may not seem like an obvious match, but many parents turn to acupuncture and Chinese medicine because […]

Childrens health

Food applications that could be bad for your children’s health

Kids love cooking games – and tablets and smartphones provide a fun and interactive play experience. But what about when it comes to disguised advertisements for unhealthy processed foods? A children’s gardening and feeding app recently won the digital equivalent of an Oscar, a timely gong given the current public interest in encouraging children to […]