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Warning Signs That Your Teen Could Be Struggling With An Eating Disorder

As teens try to navigate our body obsessed culture, many loose their way, and eating disorders are not uncommon. It is not always easy for parents to know when to intervene and call the experts to help.

“There is no guidebook for how to tell if your child is secretly struggling with anorexia, bulimia, or . . . → Read More: Warning Signs That Your Teen Could Be Struggling With An Eating Disorder

Holiday Open House on Saturday December 2

Please join us at our new Chelsea Office for a Holiday Open House on Saturday December 2 from 2-4pm!    For more information on events taking place in Chelsea, MI for their 31st Annual Hometown Holiday please follow the link below.   http://chelseafestivals.com/holidays/   . . . → Read More: Holiday Open House on Saturday December 2

Child’s Play Is Good for All of Us

New study finds that child play and physical activity are healthy for children and society as a whole.

“If all of the children who currently are sedentary started exercising every day, societies could save enormous amounts of money in the coming decades and have healthier citizens as a whole, according to a remarkable new study. . . . → Read More: Child’s Play Is Good for All of Us

Music, Video Help Sixth-Graders Master Hands-Only CPR

New study reports that CPR can be successfully performed by sixth graders, especially when thought with music and video.

“We were wondering why they need to wait until 12th grade when sixth graders have learned the circulation system and seem mature enough and are interested in learning hands-only CPR,” said study author Dr. Mimi Biswas. . . . → Read More: Music, Video Help Sixth-Graders Master Hands-Only CPR

Late teen years are key period for bone growth

New study finds that late adolescence, when teens grown most, is a very important time for gaining bone mineral and for healthy bone growth.

“Scientists analyzing a racially diverse, multicenter sample from a large, federally funded national study say their findings reinforce the importance of diet and physical activities during the late teen years, as . . . → Read More: Late teen years are key period for bone growth