Back To Basics

Back To Basics

It is amazing how often the obvious comes as a revelation to the academics that inhabit the world of research and public health. A new study out of Massachusetts’s general hospital shows that children who do not get enough sleep have more cognitive (thinking) and...
Get Off Mothers’ Backs!

Get Off Mothers’ Backs!

It is the quintessential motherhood statement to say that it is good for babies to be breast-fed. It is not the purpose of this blog to list the benefits or why we should encourage mothers to breast-feed. We all know this. Plus, virtually all women want to breast-feed...
Pokémon Go – Something To Celebrate

Pokémon Go – Something To Celebrate

It is fascinating to see how the world turns. A lament of many over the last decade or so has been that teenagers and children do not get outside to play and spend too much time on screens. This was initially TV and video games and more recently phones. So it is great...