Posts Tagged health

Newsletter Autumn 2018

Here is our WIND Study Autumn Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out some fun autumn crafts, read about WIND Study upcoming opportunities, and get to know one of our newest WIND Study members, Jonathan Yu!  

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Best to Avoid Cold Medicine for Children

Cold season has arrived! We are all familiar with the discomforts of a cold, from runny noses to coughs that disturb our sleep. Although we may reach for an over-the-counter medicine in an effort to feel better, a recent article from the New York Times discusses studies […]

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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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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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Staying Healthy This Flu Season

With the summer behind us, it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming flu season. Below are some quick tips to boost your child’s immune system and reduce their number of sick days! Speak with your child’s doctor about a Flu shot. The CDC recommends an annual […]

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Early Introduction of Allergenic Foods: Dangerous or Beneficial?

A recent article published in Time magazine discusses the possibility of preventing food allergies by introducing “problem foods” like eggs and peanuts into babies’ diets early in life. The article cites a recent analysis published in the Journal of The American Medical Association (JAMA). The old American […]

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Tips for Tackling Allergies and Wheezing this Summer

Summer can be a fun and exciting time for kids as they venture out and make new friends.  However, it is important for parents of children with allergies and wheezing to take steps to ensure a positive and safe summer experience.  Below are some helpful tips to […]

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Newsletter March 2016

Here is our WIND Study March Newsletter (you can read it in Spanish too)! In this issue, check out the latest updates on the study, learn more in depth about the “hygiene hypothesis,” try some fun arts and crafts, and get to know one of the study’s lead coordinators, […]

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