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This is Your Brain on Sugar

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Remember Nancy Reagan’s Just Say No campaign from the 80′s dedicated to educating kids about the dangers of doing drugs?  One memorable commercial had the egg frying in the pan and the slogan – this is your brain on drugs.   The slogan for the commercial with the fried egg today could be “this is […]

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Are Team Sports Sabatoging Kids’ Health?

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Team sports are good for kids, right…? Sports like soccer, baseball, basketball and lacrosse provide kids with regular exercise, which is good for maintaining a healthy weight, bone development, coordination, and even improved performance in school (read these NY Times articles: How Exercise Fuels the Brain and Can Exercise Make Kids Smarter?)  Team sports also […]

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