Checkup Newsroom (boy)

2017
September
13,
2017
| 09:30 PM America/Chicago
Thanks to Senate Bill 1566, you will now know if someone in your child’s classroom has head lice. The bill requires school nurses to notify parents within 48 hours if their child or a classmate has been identified to have head lice. Along with ...
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2016
June
14,
2016
| 10:28 PM America/Chicago
Since the passage of Title IX, female athletes have made huge strides in gaining equality on the playing field, but there are differences that the female athlete must contend with that their male counterparts do not. Girls are made differently tha...
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2015
September
03,
2015
| 09:45 PM America/Chicago
Strength training programs for preadolescents and adolescents can be safe and effective if proper resistance training techniques and safety precautions are followed. Preadolescents and adolescents should avoid competitive weight lifting, power l...
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July
31,
2015
| 08:27 PM America/Chicago
Studies show that 90 percent of boys have looked at porn. No surprise, right? But it’s the age when children began to look at pornography that may shock and concern you. Years ago, the accessibility to pornography was only on the home desktop comp...
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July
30,
2015
| 10:47 PM America/Chicago
In “Inside Out,” the character, Joy, really enjoys controlling all the different emotions throughout the beginning of the movie, until Sadness touches a core memory and the memory changes. This really frustrates Joy that a core memory has been change...
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July
22,
2015
| 06:48 PM America/Chicago
Protect your kids. That was the overall message from Fort Worth, Texas Mayor Betsy Price and representatives from the city of Fort Worth, including Cook Children's, at a press conference to address city-wide support of drowning prevention measures...
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June
29,
2015
| 09:27 PM America/Chicago
“Mama I wat fwoden on da bi tee bee and laks a widdle bit,” announces my daughter while eyeing me expectedly. She is obviously looking for some sort of action on my part other than my smiling and nodding affirmatively. Since she’s my number one gi...
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2014
August
28,
2014
| 05:49 PM America/Chicago
Time for school, which means shopping for school supplies, meet the teacher night and contracting parasites. Many diseases increase in frequency when you gather school aged children back together again for the start of the year (common colds and stre...
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