Checkup Newsroom (reading)

2018
April
30,
2018
| 05:52 PM America/Chicago
Did you know the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) actually has an official stance encouraging pediatricians to talk with their families about the importance of daily, out-loud reading to your children (Literacy Promotion: An Essential Component o...
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2015
October
19,
2015
| 09:02 PM America/Chicago
Health information can be confusing for everyone. October is Health Literacy Awareness Month. What is health literacy? Health literacy is being able to find, understand, and use health-related information to make good health care decisions for ...
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August
27,
2015
| 05:53 PM America/Chicago
There are two types of doctor as parents. One thinks that their child has everything dangerous they’ve ever read about or seen. The other blows everything off and assumes that their child is going to be fine. I am definitely the second. Over the s...
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January
12,
2015
| 10:47 PM America/Chicago
Did you know that babies begin listening during pregnancy? It’s truly amazing that ear and brain structures for listening start working between 25-29 weeks of gestation. At about 28-30 weeks, connections between the brain and the ear start happening!...
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2014
August
04,
2014
| 06:59 PM America/Chicago
“What are you reading this summer?”If you have been in for a well check this summer, you may have heard me ask your child this question. Why do I ask?  I ask because I am genuinely interested. I have gotten some great recommendations of books for my ...
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July
24,
2014
| 04:04 PM America/Chicago
Part 2 - Elementary and Middle SchoolI'd guess the titledidn't fool as many of you as it did in Part 1. I probably would've clicked angrily on the link and went to disprove the fact that homeschooling is for everyone too, but I assume that the rest o...
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July
02,
2014
| 04:58 PM America/Chicago
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a statement recently encouraging pediatricians to talk with their families about the importance of daily, out-loud reading to your children (Literacy Promotion:  An Essential Component of Pediatric Pr...
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