Tag: children

Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers

Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers

MS.CURTIS: Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining today’s webinar, “Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers.” I’m Leslie Curtis, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases’ Weight-control Information Network. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney

What are Stomach Ulcers? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. What are stomach ulcers? They are scary insects that hide in our stomach. No. Stomach ulcers or gastric ulcers are painful sores in the lining of our stomach. They occur when the protective layer of mucus in our stomach gets damaged. This can be caused due to

How Is Constipation Treated in Children? – Howard Baron, MD – Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Constipation in children that is not due to a structural or anatomic defect, in other words a birth defect or a bowel obstruction, which most of the time is not the case, is usually treated with a combination of a bowel clean out using some type of laxative treatment, along

Sisters Together – Helping Women in Our Community

Sisters Together – Helping Women in Our Community

Did you know that 57.2 % of black women 20 and older are obese? It’s a troubling problem for our community. But you can help. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Extra pounds put strain on the body

How to Fake Sick to Skip School

How to Fake Sick to Skip School

Ugh school’s coming back. If only there was some way to get out of it. I mean it’s not like you can just drop out, right? Wait- can I do that? DAD? So I just found out, it’s probably not the best idea. Something about being a failure, already being

Play It Again for Pain Relief

Play It Again for Pain Relief

I’m Shelby Cullinan with today’s health news. Pain relief after surgery typically means medications, but music might work just as well. A new study from Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago found that children who chose music or audiobooks to listen to after surgery reported less pain than those who didn’t

Diffusion | #aumsum

Diffusion. Diffusion is the movement of molecules from high concentration to low concentration. Sorry. Where should I pour this water? Air particles enter the empty container. Air particles possess energy. Particles start moving randomly. They bump and bounce into one another. Eventually, air particles spread out and fill the entire

What if we Drink too much Coffee? | #aumsum

What if we Drink too much Coffee? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. What if we Drink too much Coffee? Too much of anything is bad. This is the new AumSum Mantra. Wow AumSum. Coffee contains a drug called caffeine. Overconsumption of caffeine will lead to the following problems. Firstly, it will lead to Caffeine Induced Anxiety Disorder. Secondly, we