Winning Video Games but Losing Bone Density

Why does screen time lower bone mineral density among boys but increase it among girls? This could be a good example of a study where correlation is not causation – in other words, two things seem to be related to each other but really they are not. It’s sort of like saying a blue sky causes the temperature to be hot. The sky may be blue and the weather may be warm, but the two are unrelated. Almost everyone has experienced feeling freezing cold on a perfectly clear day…

boys playing video games

Thanks LA Parent

Pinkalicious Boys?

I have heard this story before but because it turns such a cultural phenomenon on its head, I never tire of it. Thanks NPR…

Fat Facts

Gross Ed

I teach Human Development to 4th, 5th, and 6th graders at my kids’ school. We call it Growth Ed, because that sounds a whole lot less sterile and boring than Human Development. Got this picture from a mom this morning… guess the kids call it something else!

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