National Cancer Institute releases data, hosts webinar on Family Life, Activity, Sun, Health, and Eating (FLASHE) study

The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Behavioral Research Program is preparing to release data from the Family Life, Activity, Sun, Health, and Eating (FLASHE) study and will host a Feb. 5 webinar to explore the study’s data and methods.

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Parents can spur kids’ activity by example

Aug. 1, 2012, Firstpost.

Parents concerned about their kids’ lazy ways can spur them into greater activity by setting an example themselves, according to research at National Jewish Health.

Kristen Holm, assistant professor of medicine at National Jewish Health – Denver, Colorado, and her colleagues report that, when parents increase their daily activity, as measured by a pedometer, their children increase theirs as well. Continue reading