Raising Kids To Have A Healthy Body Image

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Research has found that 53 percent of young American girls report having negative feelings about their bodies. By the time they reach the age of 17, that number grows to 78 percent. And boys are not immune to this negative self-talk. Approximately 30 percent of elementary school boys say they wish they could lose weight.

Raising a healthy child can be difficult enough. But raising a child who feels good about their healthy body can be a whole other challenge many parents don’t know how to conquer.

Prevalence of body image issues

“Body image struggles are

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India reports another record high in COVID-19 cases as hospitals overwhelmed

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India on Friday reported a new record spike in daily COVID-19 cases while the country grapples with the devastating wave pushing its health system to the brink.

The country’s health ministry recorded 386,452 cases over a 24-hour period and 3,498 deaths, CNBC reported. The figure is the highest daily caseload reported across the world, shattering the previous record established by the country just days prior. 

There have been more than 18.7 million cases and 208,000 deaths reported since the onset of the pandemic, making it the second hardest hit country in the world behind the United States, according to data

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Northbrook woman contracts breakthrough COVID-19 infection after vaccination

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NORTHBROOK, Ill. – Of the more than 98 million people fully vaccinated in the US, a tiny portion are developing rare COVID-19 breakthrough cases.

The phenomenon, which sees fully vaccinated patients contract the coronavirus, has impacted dozens of people in Illinois. The CDC has found 40% of breakthrough cases are those 60 or older and 65% are women. Doctors are studying among the group how many people have compromised immunity.

Ariel Silver, of Northbrook, says she was diagnosed with COVID-19 after becoming vaccinated in January.

“I got the first dose, it was the Pfizer shot and I got my second

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The must-watch May TV shows, from superheroes to therapy

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Primetime will bloom this month with a slew of new and returning series packed into the coming weeks.

From the hotly anticipated continuation of HBO’s “In Treatment” to big stars of the film (Barry Jenkins, Ewan McGregor) coming to the small screen, here are the must-watch shows to keep watch for as May gets underway. 

“Girls5Eva,” May 6 on Peacock 

Executive produced by Tina Fey and starring Sara Bareilles and Busy Philipps, this musical comedy follows a former ’90s girl band who get a chance to make a comeback. 

“From Cradle to Stage,” May 6 on Paramount+

The docuseries

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A healthy balance: How to make the hybrid office better for you | Herald Community Newspapers

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(BPT) – Hybrid work environments, combining remote and in-person work, are here to stay because the hybrid office offers flexibility that benefits employees and organizations without detracting from productivity. But with those benefits, there have been challenges. Remote workers have struggled with setting boundaries, building and deepening team relationships, and getting the easy access to resources they need to do their job. How should workers adjust to this remote model? After a year of accelerated experimenting due to the pandemic, there are clear steps employees can take to ensure this new hybrid model of work is successful. A few important

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