Stay ahead of concussions

Stay ahead of concussions

By Cristine Griffing, ATC and Danielle Trombley, ATC Your child’s back-to-school schedule likely involves returning to fall sports. Involvement in athletics can boost not only physical fitness in our young population but has added social and learning benefits...
Take a safe route to school

Take a safe route to school

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a national initiative to support more students in safely walking and biking to and from school.  The program encourages implementing changes using the “5E’s” approach – Encouragement, Education, Evaluation, Engineering and Enforcement. ...
Get the scoop on pumpkins

Get the scoop on pumpkins

Pumpkins are a rich source of beta carotene, which helps protects cells from cancer causing damage and is a precursor to Vitamin A, which is important for healthy vision, proper cell growth and a strong immune system. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean all of the...
Would it Kale you to eat more greens?

Would it Kale you to eat more greens?

As cool months start to settle in, kale is one of the few green species that thrive in cooler temperatures. This green leafy vegetable is high in Vitamins A, C and K and are a good source of fiber. Incorporating kale into your diet, along with other dark green leafy...
Adding physical activity into your day

Adding physical activity into your day

Children are frequently associated having the ability to stay at a high level of energy for long periods of time. This natural form of play does not have to be just for kids. However, to get adults be more physically active we need to be creative. The Center for...