After a long year of pandemic-related closures and strict protocols, more kids are returning to team sports, either through their high school athletic programs or community youth organizations, like Kidsports.
Sales of home exercise equipment have soared during the pandemic as more and more people are finding alternatives to working out at the gym.
Children need different amounts of sleep at different stages in their development. However, approximately 1 in 4 kids has trouble falling and staying asleep, which can lead to behavioral and health issues—from crankiness and trouble paying attention to high blood pressure and even depression.
A recent congressional report found dangerous levels of arsenic and other heavy metals in baby food, raising concerns and questions from parents.
As a licensed counselor at Thrive Behavioral Health, Jeff Huston talks daily with kids who are struggling with depression and anxiety—brought on or compounded by the isolation they’ve experienced throughout the pandemic.
Since the COVID-19 vaccines were approved for emergency use by the FDA, pediatricians at Eugene Pediatric Associates have been fielding questions daily from families wanting to know more about them and what it will take to achieve herd immunity.