American Heart Association

Back to school, back to good health

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

With summer drawing to a close, back-to-school season not only is a time to stock up on supplies, it’s also an opportunity to encourage kids to eat healthy, be active and avoid secondhand smoke.

A smoke-free environment can promote children’s brain development, prevent addictions and lead […]

August 17th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

SimpleScience@Heart: Sesame Street characters teach heart-healthy lessons to preschoolers

When Sesame Street characters talk about heart health, your kids may listen — and learn.

After five months of lessons from Sesame Street characters, preschoolers in Bogotá, Colombia improved their habits, attitude and knowledge about a heart-healthy lifestyle and were more likely to be at a healthy weight.

The kids’ parents […]