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Childhood Health

Mothers May Be Unwilling To Believe Their Children Are Obese

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) – Many mothers are more willing to recognize their own obesity than to see it in their child, which could hinder the child from get...

Stable Childhood May Lead To Healthy Adult Heart, Study Says

Posted 01.20.2015 | Parents

BY KATHRYN DOYLE Tue Jan 13, 2015 5:01pm EST (Reuters Health) – In Finland, kids who have a “stable, healthy” childhood grow up to have bett...

Charter School Transcends Demographics and Resurrects Health

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with the Academy for Global Citizenship's Sarah Elizabeth Ippel - the core of her amazing efforts have developed into a learning lab for broader systemic change in the community.

Introducing 'The Boston Hope Project'

Shannon Archer | Posted 06.24.2012 | Home
Shannon Archer

This entry is part of a contest by HuffPost Books and The Buried Life. Click here to read more about it. When it comes to sports, I have the most ra...

WATCH: Mark Sanchez, Discovery Education Talk Student Health, Nutrition

Posted 11.26.2011 | Education

As students across the country headed back to school this month for a new academic year, some groups are adding another educational focus for kids: he...

Lose The Baby Fat, Study Says

Posted 08.24.2011 | Healthy Living

There is nothing cuter than a chubby baby, right? Nope, stop, drop that chubby little leg. A new report from the National Academy of Science says ...

Plugging in for a Better Tomorrow: The School Bus 'Solution'

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

Hybrids are too often thought of simply in terms of personal vehicles. They are also penetrating the big vehicle market space. And, well, now they're coming to a school system (maybe) near you.