Posts Tagged summer

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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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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Newsletter Summer 2016

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, and learn more in depth about skin prick tests for allergies.

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Handling Tick Bites

Summer is a great time for children to enjoy the outdoors. However, it is also the favorite season of many insects, including ticks. Here is a short description of things to keep in mind about ticks. What do ticks look like? Ticks are very small, ranging from […]

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Summer Safety Tips

While the frigid winter months are generally more associated with colds, the summer’s inviting outdoor weather brings with it a different set of health hazards. Here’s a list of tips for keeping your kids healthy in the summer. Heat-related-illnesses occur when our bodies lose the ability to […]

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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 Summer 2015

Here is our summer newsletter (you can read it in Spanish, too)! In this issue, check out the latest updates on the study, learn about hayfever, and get to know one of the study’s co-investigators, Dr. Ari Cohen.

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Developing Good Sleep Habits for your Preschooler

As daylight lasts longer in the summer, getting your child to sleep may seem more difficult. Since quality and quantity of sleep can influence your child’s behavior, eating habits, mood, and ability to focus, practicing good sleeping habits can help your child’s long-term health. According to the […]

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Heat Rash

As the summer temperatures continue to rise, heat rash, a skin condition that is most common in young children when the weather is hot and humid, will become more common. What is heat rash? Tiny red or pink spots, usually in body areas that tend to be […]

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