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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of April 27, 2015

From this week’s news: Standing Desks Keep Kids Better Tuned In The Journal: Children who stand at their desks instead of sitting stay on task better, according to a new research project by a team at Texas A&M University. The researchers noted that both…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of Apr. 13, 2015

From this week’s news: Withholding Recess as a Punishment Declines Education Week: It’s not uncommon for elementary school teachers to take away recess time to discipline students. Withholding cherished playtime clearly communicates to children that their…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of Mar. 30, 2015

From this week’s news: Family Income Could Affect Kids’ Brain Structures, Study Finds Live Science: Children and teens from families with lower incomes have differences in their brain structure compared with wealthier children, a new analysis published in…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of Mar. 23, 2015

From this week’s news: Decline in heart health can start in childhood Medical News Today: Your heart health, which is optimal for most of us at birth, can decline substantially with unhealthy childhood behaviors, according to research in Circulation:…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of Mar. 2, 2015

From this week’s news: CBT for Kids’ Anxiety Can Have Lasting Benefits Psych Central: In a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, researchers found that patients who did not respond to cognitive-behavioral…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of Feb.16, 2015

From this week’s news: Nearly Half Of Low-Income Kids Don’t Eat Breakfast. Here’s 1 Way to Fix That The Huffington Post: Of the 21 million kids who received free- or reduced-price lunch last year, only 11.2 million of them ate breakfast. Students often…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of Apr. 27, 2015

From this week’s news: Addressing Mental Health Concerns: A Key to School Improvement Ed Week Leadership 360 Blog: This guest post is authored by Dr. Howard S Adelman and Dr. Linda Taylor. They have worked together for 40 years focusing on improving how…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of Apr. 6, 2015

From this week’s news: Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study HealthDay: Family stress may put teens at increased risk for being overweight or obese, a new study in the journal Preventive Medicine finds. Researchers analyzed data from more than…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of Mar. 23, 2015

From this week’s news: How to induce kids to eat more fruits and veggies? Hire a chef LA Times: As part of her efforts to combat child obesity, First Lady Michelle Obama launched the Chefs Move to Schools program in 2010, and the current study set out to…
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From the week’s news: More K-12 Teachers Finding Benefits in Standing Desks Education News: Justin Sauer of Delisle Elementary School filled his classroom with standing desks, and now he is now seeing positive results in the students’ ability to pay…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of Mar. 2, 2015

From this week’s news: Tackling Eating Disorders with School-Based Initiatives US News & World Report: Experts across the country report seeing eating disorders diagnosed earlier in life, with children as young as 10 years old seeking treatment. Other…
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School health & wellness news roundup: Week of Feb. 9, 2015

From this week’s news: School recess offers benefits to student well-being, educator reports Phys Org: A high-quality recess program can help students feel more engaged, safer and positive about the school day, according to Stanford research. Researchers…
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