Monthly Archives: February 2012

What is a Theme?

If your child comes home from school and excitedly announces, “Mom, guess what? We’re going to study dinosaurs!” you need to know about themes. Also known as an integrated curriculum, themes are a strategy that educators use to weave the…

Tips For Keeping Your Children Safe This Halloween

Halloween trick-or-treating can be dangerous for children, say emergency medicine specialists at Washington University in St. Louis, and close parental supervision is necessary to protect them from injury. When parents focus on potential tampering with treats, they are missing other,…

How Glaucoma Occurs

To understand how glaucoma originates, think of the eye as a sink with a faucet and a drain. The “faucet” consists of cells that continually produce fluid that fills the eye. The “drain” lets out excess fluid, so the pressure…

Study Finds Bypass on Still-Beating Heart is Safe

Performing cardiac surgery while the heart is still beating appears safe for some patients and may bring short-term benefits compared with traditional coronary bypass surgery, study findings suggest. Still, researchers say it is too early to tell whether this so-called…

More cheers Laughter Silence BB mumble

“Alright now, you take one tie, put it on your wrist. Jeff you do the same. mumble mumble.” “Ok, you guys… hold on! Uh, M you put it on your wrist, Ok W, you’re going to take on, put it…

Changing Behavior

Dr. Kelly Brownell provides an excellent example of eating behavior in his book, The LEARN® Program for Weight Management 2000. We can view our eating as a chain of events. The chain consists of many links. “A chain is only…

Forecasting your Future

Consider your business and the rapidly changing market. Is it possible that you undervalue your product? Fitness is a practical and valuable application for health management and sports performance. Fitness activities will always be in demand. Given this scenario, it’s…