Tag Archives: children’s environmental health

Are asthma and obesity the only choices for Atlanta children?

Children in Atlanta face the dual challenges of obesity and asthma. Laura Seydel asks if our children really have to make that choice.  Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta reminds us that asthma is the No. 1 reason children are admitted to … Continue reading

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Toxic Childhood: The Unique Effects of Chemicals on Our Children

If you live in the Atlanta area and are concerned about how pollution may be effecting your children, consider attending this luncheon, hosted by Emory and others and featuring Dr. Phil Landrigan.

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Clear Results of Study: Outdoor Time Improves Kids’ Eyesight

Fascinating results of a study by the researches at the NIH’s National Eye Institute, explained by Rusty Pritchard, president of Flourish. The bottom line: Two hours a day outside reduces the chance of becoming nearsighted to one-in-five, even with two … Continue reading

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