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Tween and teen health

Fitness and nutrition are the cornerstones of tween and teen health. The habits your child develops to promote tween and teen health might last a lifetime.

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Meditation: Which type is right for you?

Meditation is an umbrella term for the many ways to a relaxed state of being. There are many types of meditation and relaxation techniques that have meditation components.

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Elements of meditation

Different types of meditation may include different features to help you meditate.

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Meditation: A simple, fast way to reduce stress

Meditation can wipe away the day's stress, bringing with it inner peace. See how you can easily learn to practice meditation whenever you need it most.

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Children and screen time: How much is too much?

How much time should your child spend each day watching TV, movies or playing on a smartphone or computer? Find out here.

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What It Takes For Spring/Summer Athletes To Be “...

As spring and summer sports seasons start to wind up, all the pressure from early recruiters and coaches can cause athletes to strive to be perfect.

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Keeping your kids healthy at school

Do you know why school kids get sick so often? In the early school years, your child’s immune system is put to the test. Young children in large groups tend to easily spread organisms that cause illness.

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Tough questions and straight answers about vaccines

Do vaccines cause autism? Is it OK to skip certain vaccines?

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Resources

Whole Foods Market Healthy Eating

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A healthier you is within reach. Follow our Four Pillars of Healthy Eating and get the building blocks to a better you.

Bend Memorial Clinic Pediatrics

Children are not small adults. They have unique health care needs that require special skill, attention and a whole lot of TLC. Our Pediatricians take the time to really get to know your kids, whether they’re infants, toddlers, big kids or teenagers.

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Only 2% of children eat enough fresh fruits and vegetables, and the typical elementary student receives just 3.4 hours of nutrition education each year. School gardens can make a difference.

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