August 31, 2016

Healthy Habits: Getting into the Fall Routine

By Kate Moore RDN, LDN This is Part 1 of a two-part blog series. Part 2 can be found here. The subtle changes in the trees, the occasional crunch of leaves underfoot, cool crisp mornings and evenings, bonfires, apple picking and shopping for school supplies are signs we’re gearing up for the fall, which also means […]

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August 29, 2016

Back to School: Setting a Sleep Schedule

By Robert A Poarch No matter what age, getting a good night’s rest can improve health as well as performance in school. Students without adequate sleep are more likely to be drowsy in the afternoon, and they are also at increased risk for poor grades, behavior problems, irritability and depression. Fully rested children learn better […]

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April 21, 2016

Breaking Good: TV Binge-Watching and Your Health

Hooked on watching The Walking Dead or Portlandia by the season? Or perhaps you plan to wait until the entire season of Game of Thrones becomes available, instead of watching in real-time each week? According to research released at the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting in November 2015, binge-watching is “significantly associated with TV […]

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