Checkup Newsroom (Mangham)

2016
February
10,
2016
| 10:48 PM America/Chicago
When I discuss normal newborn sleep patterns with parents at their first several visits, I usually end up with a 4 month old who sleeps through the night. But I have trouble fixing sleep problems in a 2 year old. When I advise my 3 year old patien...
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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
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
July
01,
2014
| 06:14 PM America/Chicago
We moved into a new home about three weeks ago. Amid the chaos of boxes and a not quite finished remodel job, I hear the laughter of my kids upstairs. I head up to check on them and realize they are “playing nicely.”  What is interesting is that we h...
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