A Quick Status Check

Tom and Alice had a backyard barbecue on the 4th of July. They invited their neighbors, Bob and Nadine and George and Beth to join them.“Kids these days don’t know anything about what happens on the 4th of July,” Bob said around a mouthful of sandwich. “In my day, we decorated our bikes and rode…

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Children Follow The Example of Their Parents

With increasing knowledge that risk factors for premature adult diseases begin in childhood, I was fascinated with the results of a recent survey that highlighted the important role parents play in establishing a healthy foundation for their child's future health.The ADA Foundation/Knowledge Networks Family Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey focused on three groups: children ages…

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