Archives for February 2011

Accumulating Calcium

Osteoporosis affects 25 million American a year and contributes to approximately 1.3 million bone fractures per year according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Maximizing calcium intake … [Read more...]

Power Up the Athlete

Download the Power Up for Sports and Health Toolkit to learn about messages that sports teams can incorporate for their athletic teams from the San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative. Kids … [Read more...]

Health Risks for Children

What parent wouldn't want to give the gift of good health and a lifetime of good eating habits to his or her children?  As a parent and a pediatrician I feel very strongly that we, as parents, have a … [Read more...]