Tag Archives: Children

Barbie Celebrates 50 Years

For a woman of a “certain age,” Barbie looks pretty good—well preserved, in fact. Would you believe that the lithe lady remains as popular as ever, raking in a whopping $3.6 billion annually in retail sales? A fixture in toy cupboards around the world, Barbie is an enduring icon introduced to the world in 1959 […] ... More
Food For Thought

Food For Thought

Parents looking for reasons to shape up personal eating habits need look no further than their own children. New research from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research confirms that good dietary habits start at home. “If parents are eating poorly,” says center research scientist and coauthor of the policy brief, Susan H. Babey, “chances […] ... More
The Important Role of Recess

The Important Role of Recess

Sometimes scientific research only confirms what common sense tells us is true. This is one of those times. Data from the following studies, however, will hopefully help restore some physical activity (and fun) to the school day. Taking a daily break in the school day of at least 15 minutes may promote overall health, academic, […] ... More
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