News & Notes

Welcome to the News & Notes section of the WIND Study Website

 

Check in below for the latest news on respiratory health and for updates on the WIND Study– this is where you can read articles about bronchiolitis or look over our latest newsletter. Feel free to fill out our contact form and let us know if there are any topics you’d like to read more about.

 

Please keep in mind while reading that the websites and articles linked to below do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the WIND Study. News articles and excerpts from scientific literature are provided here simply to give you a snapshot of the current discourse on children’s respiratory health—they are items we hope you might find relevant and interesting to read! They are not in any way meant to sway or influence you; please remember always to consult your child’s primary care provider if you have any questions or concerns about your child’s health.

 

Arts & Crafts – Part III

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series on the benefits of arts & crafts. For the final installment of this series, let’s talk about the social-emotional benefits: In addition to self-regulation, or how you child responds to and manages the feelings they have while creating, which […]

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Arts & Crafts – Part II

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on the benefits of arts & crafts. Let’s talk about the cognitive benefits: While exploring different colors, patterns, textures, and senses, your child’s brain is actively learning and linking experiences with thoughts and sensations. This helps your child’s brain […]

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Arts & Crafts – Part I

Arts & crafts are known to inspire both wild imaginations as well as wild messes. However, as your child gets elbow-deep in a mess of glue, cotton balls, finger paint, googly eyes, and construction paper cut outs, they are also learning and developing in essential ways! Learn […]

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Newsletter Summer 2018

Here is our WIND Study Summer Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out some fun summer activities, read about WIND Study research updates, and get to know our newest WIND Study member, Minjia Tang!

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Newsletter Spring 2018

Here is our WIND Study Spring Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out some fun spring activities, learn about allergies, histamine, and antihistamines, and get to know our Project Coordinator, Daphne Suzin, who coordinates the WIND Study in-person visits!

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Newsletter Winter 2018

Here is our WIND Study Winter Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out some winter crafts, learn more about the microbiome and our recent microbiome research progress, and get to know WIND Study Team member Vanessa Annulysse!

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Newsletter Autumn 2017

Here is our WIND Study Autumn Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out some fun fall activities, catch up on the latest updates on the study, and get to know one of the newest members of the WIND Study Team, Cassie Crifase!

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Mindful Meditation

Mindfulness is the nonjudgmental awareness of experiences in the present moment, or being aware of thoughts, feelings, and sensations without necessarily judging them as good or bad. Mindful meditation is an increasingly popular practice of being mindful while meditating or focusing one’s mind for a period of time. […]

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Exercising This Summer

Regular physical activity is good for your health and one of the most important components of a healthy lifestyle. Regular exercise helps strengthen bones and muscles, improve mental health and mood, and increase your chances of living longer in addition to reducing risk of obesity, heart disease, […]

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Newsletter Summer 2017

Here is our WIND Study Summer Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out the latest updates on the study, try some fun arts and crafts, learn more in depth about sunburn and sunburn prevention, and get to know Brittany Van Nelson, […]

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