Link Between Fitness and Memory Skills

A recent study has found a link between fitness and memory skills, as children with stronger muscles may have better working memory. Scientists evaluated 79 children ages 9 to 11.  They found that muscle fitness was directly related to having a more accurate memory....

New Recommendations for Children’s Doctor Visits

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new recommendations for children’s doctor visits, including an updated schedule of what needs to happen at each regular office visit for children and teens. According to the academy, the new schedule is a result of...

Obese Children Don’t Have to Remain That Way

Obese children don’t have to remain that way if certain challenges are overcome by the time they are adolescents. Research recently found that obese children often do become obese adolescents, but they are less likely to do so if they do not have an obese parent...