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With Good Reason releases episode on health, safety with tips especially for children

With Good ReasonWith Good Reason, a radio show and podcast produced by Virginia Humanities, releases “Keeping Kids Healthy.”

In this episode:

  • Amy Best (George Mason University) studies kids’ eating habits and says that part of getting them to make the right food choices means understanding what kids like about bad food.
  • Bob O’Connor (UVA Health) discusses new guidelines that suggest young people should return to normal activity as soon as possible after a concussion.
  • Justin Owens (Virginia Tech) talks about a website he helped put together that arms parents and ride-share drivers with more info about using car seats.

Later in the show, hear from Francis Bush who started running late in life and has now completed more than 60 marathons and from Corey Hewson (University of Mary Washington), a women’s soccer coach who shares advice for new runners and those training for a half-marathon.

“Keeping Kids Healthy,” is available today. Find it on local public radio, on popular podcatchers including Apple Podcasts and Google and on With Good Reason’s websiteWith Good Reason publishes weekly and is available for free.

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