Tag Archives: Kids

Later school times prove a success in Seattle: Kids are getting more sleep and higher grades

Later school times prove a success in Seattle: Kids are getting more sleep and higher grades since the new system began, study says The Seattle School District pushed back high school and middle school start times in 2017 from 7.50am to 8.45am Students got an average of 30 minutes of extra sleep each night, researchers… Read More »

Why We Need to Educate Our Kids About AIDS

It was the early 1980’s when I remember first hearing about a disease called Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Back then it was talked about in hush tones as the “gay disease” because primarily homosexual men were diagnosed with the disease. It wasn’t until a young boy by the name of Ryan White was diagnosed… Read More »

Vaccine-Exempt Kids Behind Chickenpox Outbreak

North Carolina’s largest chickenpox outbreak in decades is centered in a primary school with a large number of vaccine-exempt students, according to health officials. Thirty-six students at Asheville Waldorf School were diagnosed with the disease last Friday, BBC News reported. The school has one of the state’s highest rates of religious-based vaccine exemptions for students.… Read More »