Knowledge is power, they say. Keeping the members of your household up-to-date on the latest health information is important and can help avoid the spread of germs and disease, and keep everyone healthy. You will find a number of resources below to various subject matter for healthy children.
Healthychildren.org – You’ll get up-to-the-minute pediatric health information specially customized for you and your family. This site has a Symptom Checker. You can sign up to receive a monthly HealthyChildren.org eNewsletter. It’s quick, easy and free!
- One size doesn’t fit all. MyPyramid offers
personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help you plan and asses your food choices based on Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
- Obesity by the Numbers – Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in Americs have trippled, and today, nearly one in three children in America is overweight or obese. One third of all children born in 2000 or later will suffer from diabetes at some point in their lives. Many others will face chronic obesity-related health problems like heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer, and asthma. Let’sMove.gov
- The Good Shepherd Institute for Healthy Living is designed to promote wellness and prevention to all ages. The specially designed fitness and wellness center offers a variety of programming, with a state-of-the-art fitness center, as well as services such as nutritional