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Selecting Sunblock

June 3, 2017
Dr. McKnight, Dr. Cohen, & Ms. Laura offers the following tips for choosing a sunscreen: Choose a sunscreen with an SPF 30 or higher. While no sunscreen can filter out all of the sun's UVB rays, SPF 30 sunscreens block...

Fast-food Consumption and Children's Academic Outcomes

August 8, 2015
Check out this article about how consuming fast food can affect the academic outcomes of children. "Past research has linked fast-food consumption to childhood obesity and numerous health problems later in life. But eating such foods may not only affect...

September Family Fun Activities

September 7, 2014
September 9th: Jacqueline Woodson talks at 10:30 AM at Politics and Prose on Connecticut Avenue about her new book Brown Girl Dreaming. September 11th and 18th: Tot Rock! Ages 2-7. 10:30AM. Jammin' Java's super-popular kids music concert series. The Great...

It's A Lifestyle

July 1, 2014
Youth fitness continues to fall. According to the latest research from the national center for health statistics, the number of teenagers aged 12-15 years with adequate fitness continues to decline. Here's a challenge. Either individually or with family or friends,...