Checkup Newsroom (Dr. 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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2015
December
31,
2015
| 04:00 PM America/Chicago
It’s that exciting time of year when we start fresh with our exercise and diet routines. There are so many benefits of regular exercise, yet it seems to be the first thing to go when we become busy moms. As a pediatrician, I am invested in the health...
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September
21,
2015
| 09:57 PM America/Chicago
If you live in or near Fort Worth, you have seen the signs: “Life is short. We're making it longer.” The initiative is a city-wide effort by Fort Worth to improve the health of the city using principles discussed in the book “The Blue Zones: 9 lesson...
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January
16,
2015
| 08:38 PM America/Chicago
Hand hygiene is important year-round, but it's critical during winter when the spread of virus peaks. Plant the seeds of cleanliness early by modeling proper hand washing for toddlers - 20 seconds of scrubbing from wrists to fingernails does the tric...
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2014
November
26,
2014
| 06:01 PM America/Chicago
"Yum", I think to myself as I go through the serving line at the home of my in-laws. I am making plates for my kiddos first and skip right over the lima beans. "Get some lima beans for the kids," my father-in -law suggests. "Oh, they don't like lima ...
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