Aired: January 11, 2019

Keeping Kids Healthy

A student from the Altus Air Force Base Youth Center eats pizza at the Galaxy Grill and Lanes, April 5, 2018, on Altus AFB, Okla. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kenneth W. Norman.

  • French Fries and Friendships (12 min.)

    With: Amy Best (George Mason University)

    Amy Best studies kids’ eating habits. She says that part of getting them to make the right food choices means understanding what kids like about bad food.

  • The No-Cocooning Concussion (9 min.)

    With: Bob O’Connor (UVA Health)

    Bob O’Connor has new health guidelines that suggest something counterintuitive:after a concussion, kids should return to normal activity as soon as possible. 

  • Riding in Cars with Kids (7 min.)

    With: Justin Owens (Virginia Tech)

    Justin Owens helped put together a website that provides parents and ride-share drivers with more info about using car seats.

  • 50/50 Marathons (13 min.)

    With: Francis Bush

    Francis Bush started running late in life and has now completed more than 60 marathons.

  • Finding Your Stride (11 min.)

    With: Corey Hewson (University of Mary Washington)

    Women’s soccer coach Corey Hewson shares advice for new runners and those training for a half-marathon.



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