Checkup Newsroom (Dr. Kim Mangham)

2019
January
15,
2019
| 05:14 PM America/Chicago
Meals should be a happy and pleasant childhood experience. In our busy lives, it might be one of the few times when we all slow down and check in with one another. But I hear from my patient families all the time that it's anything but relaxing. ...
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2016
January
28,
2016
| 05:27 PM America/Chicago
Did you know that neither the Fort Worth ISD nor the Dallas ISD currently have recess policies? At least not yet, but both school districts are considering adopting a policy and Dallas ISD could have one by the end of the day. That news makes K...
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2015
September
22,
2015
| 05:56 PM America/Chicago
Why is it important for us to find down time for our kids and our families? Dan Buettner writes in his book, “The Blue Zones” that taking time to relieve stress is one of the secrets not only to longevity, but to enjoying life free from chronic disea...
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2014
September
29,
2014
| 10:30 PM America/Chicago
There are magical moments in our memory that make us happy. One of the best for me occurred at the state fair. It was a crisp fall day. It was a blue clear sky, and in my mind’s eye it was perfect. My best friend and I had spent the day together – se...
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September
10,
2014
| 06:17 PM America/Chicago
I order a kid’s meal for my son at a seafood restaurant in Galveston, Texas. I tell the waiter to hold the fries. He gets a very odd look on his face and replies “But they come free with the meal." My response. “I understand that, but we don’t want t...
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