Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents

by Susan Adarme Physiotherapist | Colombia Physical inactivity is a global phenomenon that is expanding at an increasing rate around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported in 2010 that 60% of the world's population is not physically active enough to achieve health benefits. Particularly affected are children and adolescents, possibly as a result [...]

By |October 21st, 2021|Categories: Health|0 Comments

Physical Activity: Getting Kids Involved

by Manuela Di Franca I was pedaling hard on my pink bike, my face shining with joy, as I rode up and down the street enjoying the summer breeze. I felt like the luckiest girl on earth! I wanted the whole neighborhood to know that I had gotten my first [...]

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: Health|0 Comments

Epistaxis (Nosebleed)

The word epistaxis, which comes from the Greek and means "dripping," is used to refer to a nosebleed. Nasal bleeding is much more common in children than in adults. One in four children will have a nosebleed at some time. Those who have a bleeding disorder may require special treatment. [...]

By |April 27th, 2020|Categories: Health|0 Comments

Hydration, Essential for the Optimal Development and Health of Children

Parents have a primary role in the education of their children; this responsibility includes health instruction. Through the encouraging and strengthening of healthful lifestyle habits, parents will give their children an invaluable gift: each child will be able to take good care of himself throughout his lifetime by adopting behaviors [...]

By |April 27th, 2020|Categories: Health|0 Comments

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