This week on To Your Good Health Radio it’s all about the kids.
Are you worried that your children will be sitting around all summer being bored and playing video games? Is that final report card still worrying you? Dr. Friedman talks with experts discussing ways you can keep your kids healthy and active this summer, and also how your child’s no-so-hot report card may be the end result of vision problems, not learning disabilities. Join Dr. Friedman as he closes the show to discuss the ever-popular ADHD diagnosis and what you can do to help your children overcome this condition.
Dr. James Beckerman:Dr. James Beckerman, cardiologist, bestselling author of The Flex Diet, believes in a personalized approach to wellness and recognizes that healthy lifestyles are composed of many small choices that can collectively have a significant impact on quality of life and overall health. Dr. Beckerman has recently appeared on the Today Show, The Dr. Oz Show, and will be joining Dr. Friedman to share with us how to keep our kids healthy and active this summer.
Dr. Beckerman: Part 1 Heart-healthy kids 6.16.11
Dr. Beckerman: Part 2 Keep Your Kids Off the Video Games 6.16.11
VSP’s Sight For Students: Michelle Jones, a ten-year-old from Chicago had been struggling in school until her teacher noticed one day that one of her eyes was going crossed while she was looking at the board. According to the American Optometric Association, one in four children have an undetected vision condition that can negatively impact learning. VSP’s Sight for Students program, which provides free eyecare to low-income and uninsured students helped Michelle and 600,000 other children to have an eye exam and correct their vision problem, in many cases correcting the learning problems experienced at school. For more information about Sight for Students and other VSP charitable programs, including Spanish translated materials, please visit www.vsp.com/community. Join Dr. Friedman and Dr. Todd Sims with Buena Vista Optical as they discuss how vision problems could be the cause of more than you might think.
Dr. Todd Sims 6.16.11
Join Dr. Friedman as he discusses the ever-popular diagnosis of ADHD.
What exactly is ADHD? How does it affect those who suffer from it?
What are the signs and symptoms?
Are there any natural supplements for children suffering from ADHD?
Are there foods in our diet that can make the condition worse?
Dr. Friedman discusses ADHD 6.16.11
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