News & Trends – April 1, 2014

April 2014      E-Cigarettes Surging in Popularity and Hazards      E-cigarettes are transforming the national debate over tobacco smoking, and that conversation has been extended to marijuana smoking, as well. Billed as a safer, cleaner way to get a nicotine fix, electronic cigarettes are surging in popularity and more teens are trying these [...]

News & Trends – March 17, 2014

March 2014 Research Reports: Healthy Eating Options Working In and Outside of School      Efforts to promote healthy eating in and outside of school are seeing results. A new Harvard School of Public Health study reports that kids are eating more fruits and veggies. New federal standards requiring schools to offer healthier meals have [...]

Kids and Asthma

“If they’re waiting for that child to give them the news that they’re having problems with their asthma, they may find that it’s much too late.” – Dr. Randall Brown, M.D., Pediatric Pulmonologist with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta New research from the American Thoracic Society reveals that intense exercise can provoke asthma-like symptoms in children [...]