Health

Setting preschoolers on an active path

(HealthDay)—Physical activity is closely linked to development of a child's mental skills—ones essential to academic success and navigating challenges they'll face throughout life.

Pediatrics

It's cold. Put on a hat. Seriously.

It's a chorus repeated frequently by parents to their children during cold weather: "Where are your hat and gloves? Why don't you have your coat on and zipped up?"

Overweight & Obesity

Exercise research could help rural school kids eat healthier

Many people feel better in that window of time after exercise, but new research suggests that exercise results in better choices about what we actually eat, an idea UO researchers are exploring to improve health for kids.

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