Health and Science News for Parents
Jan
23

Study focuses on concussions in middle school girls’ soccer

written by Tara Haelle

Concussions have been getting more and more press in the news lately. Whether it’s the pending NFL settlement or the increasing data being published about high school football, athletes (and their parents) are waking up to the very real dangers of concussions and the need to take them seriously — especially for young athletes. Concussions […]

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May
10

Weekly Round-Up: ADHD, team sports, summertime dangers, nutrition, parenting styles and more

written by Tara Haelle

All right, folks, this will be a whirlwind of links, but if you missed any health or science news this week related to parenting, I’ve hopefully included it below. First there’s been a bunch of news about ADHD, and none of it really that good. First, it’s hard to tell which is worse: that we […]

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Feb
17

Dance injuries on the rise – but not as much as other activities

written by Tara Haelle

Is your daughter or son a dancer? Do they understand the importance of stretching, warming up and cooling down each time they dance? If you’re not sure, this is a good time to remind them. A recent study found that dance-related injuries have been rising over the past decade and a half or so. The […]

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