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Study links youth football to greater risk of later health problems

A #study conducted by Boston University found that children who sustain repeated #head #injuries before age 12 are more likely to suffer from behavioral and mood impairments (i.e., depression, apathy) as they age. Safety is important, brain health is important, and fun is important! Let’s hope #safety recommendations can be made in light of this #research that allow children to enjoy the sports they […]

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Yoga – Great Exercise for Kids

There are just as many benefits of a yoga practice for kids as there are for adults. All of the physical benefits for adults – improved flexibility, improved cardiovascular fitness, and decreased blood pressure and respiratory rate to name a few – also apply to the younger population. A best of all, yoga is safe for […]