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Spring 2010
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Fitness Assessment Program Raises Health Awareness

A recent survey conducted by The Cleveland Clinic revealed some interesting information about Americans.

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Preventing Sports Injuries

All parents feel the need to protect their children. So when a son or daughter expresses an interest in sports, it's only natural that a parent be concerned about their child getting injured.

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Don't Let Exercise-Induced Asthma Slow Down your Child

Exercise is a great idea for everyone, including kids with exercise-induced asthma.

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The Great Outdoors

Central Texans are lucky to have a wealth of parks, greenbelts and hike & bike trails close to home that offer great opportunities for outdoor fun.

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Free Program Teaches Diabetes Prevention

The "Healthy Kids" program offers free diabetes-prevention classes for children ages five to 18 who are overweight or who have other risk factors for developing diabetes. Families who attend will receive information about healthy food choices, benefits of exercise and the importance of choosing a healthier lifestyle to prevent diabetes. Snacks and amazing prizes are also provided!

The program is FREE, but registration is required. Classes are available in English and Spanish, and are held at various locations around Austin including the East Communities YMCA, Rosewood-Zaragosa Clinic, Seton Kozmetsky Clinic, Seton McCarthy Clinic and Seton Topfer Clinic.

Please call
(512) 324-4911
for more information or to register.




Watch for Safe Kids Austin on Fox 7 News!

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As of March 8, Tareka Wheeler, Safe Kids Austin coordinator at Dell Children's Medical Center, will do weekly interviews for "Good Day Austin" on Fox 7. The segments will air on Mondays at 8:30 a.m.

Each week, Tareka will discuss a variety of topics and information beneficial to parents in keeping their children safe and healthy. The topics include poison prevention, home safety, underage drinking, bike safety and drowning prevention – just to name a few.

Be sure to watch Safe Kids Austin on Fox 7's "Good Day Austin," every Monday at 8:30 a.m.


Good Health for Kids is produced by Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas.
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