Tag: obesity

A conversation about kids

Dayton Children’s New Mommy Safety Blogger, Jessica Saunders This week Dayton Children’s launched our 2011 Regional Pediatric Health Assessment. Every three years, Dayton Children’s assesses the state of pediatric health in our region through this parent perceptions survey to gain … Continue reading

A New Year's Resolution to fight childhood obesity

Dayton Children’s Mommy-to-Be Safety Blogger, Jessica Saunders I mentioned in one of my first entries that I was hired as the injury prevention coordinator for Dayton Children’s.  Since I was hired, I’ve actually changed my role and am currently the … Continue reading

Beating the Bully

Bullying can happen for a number of reasons; however research indicates that weight is more important than gender, race, and socioeconomic status in predicting who will be the target of bullying among third to sixth graders. In addition, obese preteens … Continue reading

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