How long is too long when kids are playing outside in the winter? In this Children’s Channel video, Stephanie Weigel, the injury prevention coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, answers this and other questions about keeping kids safe in the winter.
While a clear chimney makes it a little easier on Santa, it also goes a long way toward keeping you and your family safe during the holidays. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephanie Weigel, the injury prevention coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, shares this and other tips for a safe and magical season.
A recent study suggests fathers can play an important role in preventing their children from becoming obese. Researchers found that when fathers increased their involvement in child care and playtime with their children ages 2 to 4, the kids had a lower risk of obesity. The association is significant because obese children are prone to […]
Your children’s sports season is over. No more daily practices and workouts. They’ve earned a right to rest their bodies – but proper recovery includes preparation for next season. Young athletes may benefit from off-season conditioning, said Dr. Zaid Khatib, a pediatric hospitalist and sports medicine physician at Akron Children’s Hospital. Off-season strength and flexibility […]
They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, and that could be the working theme of both the book and movie, ‘Wonder.’ “Wonder” was published in 2012 by R.J. Palacio and features a young man who has Treacher Collins Syndrome, a genetic disorder that causes deformities of the ears, eyes, cheekbones and chin. […]
This Food Network recipe is kid-friendly and might be best for when you have a little extra time in the morning, such as a weekend. Ingredients: 1 whole-wheat English muffin, split 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 small tomato, seeded and diced 1 thin slice (1/2 ounce) Canadian bacon, diced 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella […]