Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Feature and Healthy Kids and NAPC

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Youths Work to Ensure Their Future

Youths Work to Ensure Their Future

Key to David Brower’s vision of action on behalf of the future was his mentorship of young emerging leaders; the Brower Youth Awards program, created in 2000, honors his legacy.

October 2008
Healthful Harmonies

Healthful Harmonies

There are endless ways we can bring music into children’s lives to enrich overall well-being and quality of life.

September 2008
An Interview with Bill Milliken

An Interview with Bill Milliken

The founder of Communities in Schools, Bill Milliken, discusses his program for keeping kids in school, why kids drop out, and the basics for helping America's youth stay in school.

August 2008
Be Your Kids’ Personal Trainer

Be Your Kids’ Personal Trainer

Chances are, if you get up, turn off the television and embark upon a quick walk around the block, your kids will enjoy both the movement and the time spent together.

August 2008
Early Bloomers

Early Bloomers

A recent report is the latest in a series of studies to spotlight a disturbing trend to which anyone visiting a public swimming pool or shopping mall can attest: kids are growing up faster than ever.

August 2008
Pay Attention!

Pay Attention!

Today’s epidemic of attention problems in children have been linked to everything from food allergies, heavy metal and pesticide exposure, celiac disease and genes to name a few. One expert believes that the solution lies in the practice of good, conscientious medicine that is careful, thorough and patient-centered.

August 2008
Starving For Perfection

Starving For Perfection

The average women’s magazine cover promises a diet plan that can’t fail—and pictures a dessert that will never be part of it. Advertising images portray models whose body types belong to a scant five percent of the population—or, thanks to the unmentioned miracle of airbrushing, to no one at all.

July 2008
Sacred Time with Children

Sacred Time with Children

Parenthood is a calling—a way to find meaning in your own life. Spirituality is about transcending any limitations on your vision. In raising a child, you are contributing to society and to the future.

June 2008
What to Inspect When Expecting

What to Inspect When Expecting

Pregnancy is not only the most critical time for establishing a new baby’s well-being, it’s also the time when mom is especially vulnerable to a stew of harmful chemicals. The good news is that mom can take care of herself and her coming little one simply by practicing a few of these 10 steps.

May 2008
Sweet Lullaby

Sweet Lullaby

There’s nothing comforting about the fact that babies and toddlers are vulnerable to what they might be ingesting from their room’s furnishings—including toxic gaseous chemicals inhaled from mattresses and bedding.

April 2008
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