Archive for 'Teen'

The Importance of Family Mealtime

The Importance of Family Mealtime

Sitting down for a family meal provides more than just good nutrition. It can provide real quality time for the entire household. When it comes to our children’s nutrition, we usually think more about what our [...]

Advertisements and Body Image.

Advertisements and Body Image.

The connection between advertisements and a healthy body image. Advertisements and Body Image Imagine if the only humans you ever saw were those in advertising.  You’d swear there’s only one body type out there – slim [...]

Driving to School

Driving to School

Keeping teens safe when they drive to school. Driving to School Did your teen work and save for a car this summer?   Or maybe she uses the family car to get to school some days.  Believe [...]

Children’s Fitness Linked to Good Grades

Children’s Fitness Linked to Good Grades

Middle school children who are fit have better grades than unfit children according to research out of Michigan State University. The researchers studied the link between how children  scored on standardized tests and the grades on [...]

Tips for Going to Middle School or High School

Tips for Going to Middle School or High School

The middle school and high school years can be filled with all sorts of bumps along the way. But there are ways to help make the move out of elementary school a little easier for your [...]

Road Rage

Road Rage

What every teen driver needs to know about road rage Road Rage Road rage is pretty scary stuff, after all, being behind the wheel of a car in a state of intense anger can turn a [...]

Rock Concert Safety

Rock Concert Safety

How your teen can enjoy the concert experience without major hearing damage. Rock Concert Safety There’s nothing quite like attending a pop or rock concert when you’re a teen. While it’s great fun and almost a [...]

Teens and Fashion

Teens and Fashion

 How to understand teens’ fashion statements, even when you don’t agree. Teens and Fashion During the teen years, kids often express who they are through their choice of fashion.  Sometimes it can be a bit alarming [...]

Acne in Teens

Acne in Teens

Why your teen’s acne should not be dismissed, but treated seriously. Acne in Teens While acne isn’t life-threatening, it certainly can be cause for concern.  Teens with acne can feel awfully self-conscience, and as Dr. Saul [...]

Hamburger Disease

Hamburger Disease

Tips on how to prevent the sometimes deadly ‘hamburger disease’. Hamburger Disease Summertime is barbeque season, but we need to be extra careful, particularly when grilling burgers. Lynn Wilcott with the Food Protection Services at the [...]