Articles for Tag: "girls"

Struggles with body image can start in elementary school 
Struggles with body image can start in elementary school
Kids say the media is putting pressure on them to look a certain way.
Banning headers in soccer won’t reduce concussions, study finds 
Banning headers in soccer won’t reduce concussions, study finds
Head injuries are usually caused by athlete-to-athlete collisions.
Young girls who diet risk problems as adults 
Young girls who diet risk problems as adults
A new study says focusing on weight loss at an early age may cause future health issues.
Girls tend to ignore concussion symptoms 
Girls tend to ignore concussion symptoms
Soccer is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S., but new research shows a potentially dangerous trend.
Obesity linked to early puberty in girls 
Obesity linked to early puberty in girls
According to a new study, girls are maturing faster than ever before—and weight may be a key factor.
When is the right time to talk puberty with your kids?  Featured
When is the right time to talk puberty with your kids?
Figuring out when to discuss the birds and the bees with your kids can be daunting for some parents. Find out when experts say the time is right and how to spot the signs of early development.
Changing lives one stride at a time 
Changing lives one stride at a time
A special program is transforming the lives and health habits of grade-school girls—one run at a time.