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Yoga for supporting children as learners
Yoga for supporting children as learners April 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Introducing basic yoga techniques into regular theory-based lessons could be the key to helping students remain focused and motivated at school, according to a Charles Sturt University (CSU) Lecturer. Lecturer in Human Movement Studies (Health and Physical Education) and Creative ... Read More »

Project gathering positive results for family’s battling mental illness
Project gathering positive results for family’s battling mental illness April 15, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Faced with these disturbing statistics, a Monash University research project is trialling specific interventions to engage with families and children within specialist mental health and family services. This project is being undertaken as part of the development of a recovery ... Read More »

Decline in heart health can start in childhood
Decline in heart health can start in childhood April 13, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Heart health, which is optimal for most at birth, can decline substantially with unhealthy childhood behaviours, according to research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. “Our findings indicate that, in general, children start with pretty ... Read More »

Impact of Parents’ Military Deployment on Children’s Safety and Mental Health
Impact of Parents’ Military Deployment on Children’s Safety and Mental Health April 12, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports that following military parents’ return from combat deployment, their children show increased visits for mental healthcare, physical injury, and child maltreatment consults, compared ... Read More »

Hugs Can’t Fix Anxiety from Physical Punishment
Hugs Can’t Fix Anxiety from Physical Punishment April 11, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A loving mom can’t overcome the anxiety and aggression caused by corporal punishment, and her otherwise warm demeanour may make it worse, according to research led by Duke University that was recently published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent ... Read More »

Testing treatments for children’s behaviour disorders
Testing treatments for children’s behaviour disorders April 8, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Most parents have times when their defiant, argumentative child seems like an antagonistic alien. Hostile, boundary-pushing behaviour is usually part of normal childhood development. However, when the behaviour isn’t transient, when it’s intense and relentless, when it disrupts the family ... Read More »

Smoking in front of your kids may increase their risk of heart disease as adults
Smoking in front of your kids may increase their risk of heart disease as adults April 7, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Kids exposed to their parents’ smoking may have a higher risk of developing heart disease in adulthood than those whose parents didn’t smoke, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. The study’s results add to the growing ... Read More »

Don’t let sweet treats leave a sour taste this Easter
Don’t let sweet treats leave a sour taste this Easter April 6, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Waking to a chocolate egg or two on Easter Sunday is a pleasure most children look forward to, but parents are advised to be moderate and not shower kids with a mountain of chocolate they will be eating for weeks ... Read More »

Benefits of fluoride to children’s teeth
Benefits of fluoride to children’s teeth April 5, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study showing that tooth decay in Logan-Beaudesert children has dropped 19% since the introduction of fluoridation has been backed by the Australian Dental Association of Queensland (ADAQ). The University of Queensland School of Dentistry study, led by Emeritus Professor ... Read More »

Queensland program to prevent childhood obesity
Queensland program to prevent childhood obesity April 4, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Queensland families can sign up to a free government-funded healthy lifestyle program being run state-wide from April that can potentially transform their lives and which offers a fresh start following the Easter holidays. The PEACH (Parenting, Eating and Activity for ... Read More »







 
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