Intimate partner violence can be physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial abuse toward a partner in an effort to gain power and control. When this happens at home, it affects more than just the immediate victim.
One of the first decisions that you'll make as a new parent is whether or not to give your child vitamin K. Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin typically found in leafy greens. This vitamin is essential for clotting factors made by our livers.
Research shows that family acceptance correlates with improved physical and psychological health for LGBTQ youth. Here are some ways that families can create an accepting environment for children and adolescents to feel comfortable coming out.
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When it comes to training with kettlebells, it’s important to start at the beginning, learning the basics of the swing and squat. Without building up fundamental skills, technique will suffer and there is an increased risk of injury. Read More
When fall sports are in full swing, we often see an influx of running-related injuries. Most often, these include stress fractures, strains and sprains, or inflammation of the growth plates. The common denominator is often increasing running intensity (mileage or speed) too quickly. Read More
It’s important to connect with your child during times of transition to promote healthy body image, boundaries and relationships. Here’s how you can have meaningful connections and conversations with your child. Read More
Daily physical activity for children is especially important with their transition back to school in the fall. We know physical activity can help improve self-esteem and mood, reduce symptoms of anxiety, decrease stress and even help to improve overall school performance! Read More
If you know a child with a cancer diagnosis, it can be difficult to understand how to support them and their family. Every child is different - learning and listening can help you be the most effective supporter during a difficult time. Read More
This year, alone, more than 380 confirmed cases have been identified (with seven deaths) of vaping-related pulmonary illness. This illness can be devastating, putting hundreds of previously healthy people in intensive care, on oxygen and using mechanical ventilators. Read More
More than 213,000 kids younger than 18 years are treated in US hospital emergency departments for playground-related injuries every year. Here are a few tips to help make the playground adventure safer. Read More