Category Archives: Body Image

Effects of Lack of Sleep and Exercise on Teens

We as parents are used to being warned to watch out for the warning signs that our teens might be abusing drugs and alcohol as well as the negative effects these substances might have on their mental health.  A new … Continue reading

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Obesity and Genetics

On New Year’s Day 2012 I read an interesting piece in the New York Times Magazine “The Fat Trap by Tara Parker- Pope.”  Since so many of us make that New Year’s resolution to lose weight.  The article left me wondering … Continue reading

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