Category: Preventing Childhood Obesity

Get Moving!

By: Nancy Trout, MD, MPH The research is clear. Physical activity improves long-term health and well-being. In addition, habits that start early are more likely to become long-term lifestyle choices. That is why the Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) program encourages infants, toddlers and preschoolers to get […]

Managing Screen Time for Young Children

By: Nancy Trout, MD, MPH Electronic media has assumed a ubiquitous role in our lives, with both positive and negative effects. Screen time has expanded to include television, computers, video games, phones, and tablets. Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued Guidelines on Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior and […]