News

Posts Tagged children

Tips for dealing with a finicky eater

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryID=ebee4710-fd5e-4aae-888d-e5b3ddd6c738#.W5-qT1w-dBw What to do when your child won’t eat. Do you dread dinner? If you’re the parent of a finicky eater, who can blame you? Heated arguments and high drama over peas and carrots are no fun. Neither is throwing away perfectly good food your child refuses to eat. But you can take consolation […]

Continue Reading →

Posted in: News

Leave a Comment (0) →

How to plate-up more fruits and veggies for kids

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=8d16c465-793f-4c47-973e-eaa5d94a564e#.W5-pKFw-dBw From Brussels sprouts to broccoli and cauliflower to corn, vegetables are super nutritious. But as any parent knows, most kids don’t eat enough of them. Now researchers may have figured out a little trick to feeding those finicky eaters, and it’s all about the plate. The study involved 235 kids at a preschool. […]

Continue Reading →

Posted in: News

Leave a Comment (0) →

6 Reasons to Get HPV Vaccine for Your Child

Original source: https://www.cdc.gov/hpv/infographics/vacc-six-reasons.html and https://www.cdc.gov/hpv/hcp/hpv-important/infographic-hpv-screening-508.pdf CDC recommends two doses of HPV vaccination at ages 11-12 to protect against cancers caused by HPV infections. See six important reasons to get HPV vaccine for your child, and talk to your child’s doctor or nurse about HPV cancer prevention at ages 11-12.  

Continue Reading →

Posted in: News

Leave a Comment (0) →

Is Your Child Afraid of Getting a Shot?

Original source: http://mydigimag.rrd.com/publication/?m=40958&l=1&p=&pn=#{“issue_id”:”458646″,”page”:4} Many children have a fear of needles. It’s not surprising. Most grownups dislike shots, too. But a child’s fear can often be more upsetting than the jab itself. It can make doctor visits especially stressful and take a toll on mom and dad. To ease your child’s anxiety—and your own—try the following tips: […]

Continue Reading →

Posted in: News

Leave a Comment (0) →

Infographic: Vaccines for infants through age 6

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=069abe40-62fc-45c0-8991-0fe4fc9c4127#.W19Iu1w-dBw Getting young kids their shots at the recommended time can help keep them healthy. Click the interactive infographic below to find out if your child is up-to date on vaccines. 

Continue Reading →

Posted in: News

Leave a Comment (0) →

Protect kids from sunburn

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=2e0af1aa-b84c-4a71-b69a-2ca206aca30c#.W0UIGFw-dBw It’s 10 a.m. on a summer day. Do you know where your children are? If they’re outside, they ought to be in the shade. And if they aren’t in the shade, they ought to be wearing sunscreen or be otherwise protected from the sun’s rays. Because the research is fairly blunt: Sunburns during […]

Continue Reading →

Posted in: News

Leave a Comment (0) →

PA & USDA join efforts to improve summer food security for children

Original source: http://www.centralpennparent.com/2018/pa-usda-join-efforts-to-improve-summer-food-security-for-children/ The Pennsylvania Department of Education has announced the sites where children can get free nutritious meals through the 2018 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) funds the program, which PDE administers. Last year, Pennsylvania children received more than five million meals from approximately 2,600 food program sites, with […]

Continue Reading →

Posted in: News

Leave a Comment (0) →

Suicide Awareness and Prevention Educational Material 

Original source: http://www.education.pa.gov/K-12/Safe%20Schools/Pages/Act-71.aspx#1526 On June 26, 2014, Act 71 was signed into law in Pennsylvania. This law, which added section 1526 of the School Code, 24 PS § 15-1526, specifically requires school entities to: (1) adopt a youth suicide awareness and prevention policy; and (2) provide ongoing professional development in youth suicide awareness and prevention for […]

Continue Reading →

Posted in: News

Leave a Comment (0) →
Page 1 of 3 123