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September 2012


Increase Your Physical Activity and So Will They


Recently published National Jewish Health research shows that when parents do more, so do their kids. “It has long been known that parent and child activity levels are correlated,” said Dr. Holm. “This is the first intervention-based study to prospectively demonstrate that when parents increase their activity, children increase theirs as well."

Read more about the research on physical activity.

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Make Exercise a Family Event

HulaHoop.JPGFollow these suggestions to incorporate exercise into your family’s routine at home. The kids will have so much fun, they won’t even realize they’re exercising.

Exercise tips for families


Plan of Attack for Food Allergies

FAVideo2.jpgA food allergy action plan is a crucial step for being prepared when an allergic reaction happens. The plan includes knowing how and when to use an EpiPen to save your child’s life.

Food-allergy safe healthy recipes


Top Doctors at National Jewish Health

Goode.jpgAmong the list of 2012 Top Doctors is James T. Good, MD. Reflecting on his time at National Jewish Health, he says, “To have a team of people that you feel is the absolute best is a unique situation.”

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Pediatric Exercise Tolerance Center

PETCVid2.jpgIs your child having difficulty breathing during exercise? Children may unconsciously limit their activity if they are having trouble breathing. We can assess why and help your child exercise comfortably.

Pediatric Exercise Tolerance Center


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